Countdown Begins To Caribbean Diaspora Carnivals

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A New York cop with carnival revelers on Labor Day, Sept. 7, 2015.

By NAN ET Editor

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 1, 2016: Its summer, which means Carnival time in most cities where Caribbean nationals live outside of the region. Of course the biggest Caribbean Diaspora carnivals every summer takes place in Toronto – Caribana; the UK – Nottinghill and NYC – the West Indian American Day Carnival. But Caribbean carnivals also happen annually in many other cities across the US, UK and Canada. Here is a list of the 2016 carnivals set to get underway, beginning this weekend:

1: Montreal, Canada (Carifest)

July 2nd, 2016

2: Baltimore / Washington DC Carnival

July 9th, 2016

3: Atlantic City, NJ

July 15, 2016

4: Jersey City, NJ

July 23, 2016

5: Caribana Toronto

July 30, 2016

6: Vancouver, BC

July 23-24, 2016

7: Edmonton (Cariwest)

Aug 5-7, 2016

8: Detroit, MI Caribbean Cultural Festival

Aug 12-14, 2016

9: Chicago, IL Windy City Carnival

August 20, 2016

 

10: Jacksonville Carnival

Aug 13th, 2016

11: Virginia CaribFest Carnival

Aug 20th, 2016

12: CaribMask Caribbean Carnival, Raleigh, NC

August 27th

13: Worcester Carnival (Worcester, Massachusetts, USA)

Aug  28th, 2016

14: Notting Hill (London, UK)

Aug  28th – 29th, 2016

15: West Indian American Carnival, NY (Labor Day)

Sept. 5th, 2016

16: Cambridge Carnival

Sep 11th, 2016

17: Dallas Carnival

Sep 22-25th, 2016

18: Miami Carnival, FL

Oct 9th, 2016