Caribana

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Toronto has a well-sized Caribbean population. One of Toronto's annual festivals caters to the Caribbean population in Toronto: The Toronto Caribana. The Caribana is a big party that lasts the entire weekend and gives the local people of Caribbean descent a chance to celebrate their culture. Of course, all people can enjoy this event, as it features an array of music artists that play the music of the Caribbean, including Dancehall, Socca, and Reggae. Caribana has a plethora of events, such as music performances, pool parties, fashion shows, and parades.

This 2 week festival is one of the largests Carribean festivals in North America. It is thought to bring over 1M visitors to Toronto. Activities include a parade, outdoor concerts and band competitions. A wide range of dances are performed.

The annual festival is held on the first long weekend in August.

Parade

See also: Toronto Festivals

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