This four-week festival celebrates the best of Caribbean music, cuisine, and revelry. 2018 marks the 51st anniversary of the carnival in Toronto and will feature more floats, music, celebrities, and fun than ever before. The theme “Celebrating Our Heritage: From Then to Now” will infuse every aspect of the festival, from the parade route to the shows and all performers including singers, pannists, and calypsonians. The official launch will take place at Nathan Phillips Square, July 10, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. A variety of parades and musical events will take place over the 4 weeks, with two of special interest to families and kids.
Junior Carnival King & Queen Showcase
When: July 15, 2018
Location: Woodbine Centre, 500 Rexdale Boulevard, Etobicoke.
Time: 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Junior Carnival Parade & Family Day
When: July 21, 2018
Location: Malvern and Neilson Parks, Scarborough
When: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm