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Official Launch


Tue. Jul. 08, 2014 - from 12pm to 2pm & 4pm to 8pm

Nathan Phillips Square - Map

Free event

Good for everyone

Bring an umbrella or sunshade

Celebrities may show up!

The official launch presents the activities for the Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival Festival. It is a snapshot of the festivities. Here you can experience the rhythms and vibes of Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival and join in the celebration of the creative spirit of Caribbean carnivals and other events happening in and around Toronto.

Opening Service


Sun. Jul.13, 2014 - at 10am

Free event

Church of the Nativity, 10 Sewells Road, Scarborough

Good for everyone

Be prepared for the sun

Famous people might show up!


The Beyond de Lime event is the fusion of popular Caribbean musical styles, Calypso, Soca dance music and Indo Bhojpuri folk, Chutney. End your Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival weekend on a high note at this family-friendly event.

Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Toronto is an exciting three-week cultural explosion of Caribbean music, cuisine, revelry as well as visual and performing arts. Join us as we celebrate our 46th anniversary. We’re bigger and better than ever!

Junior Carnival


Sat. Jul. 19, 2014 - from 11:00am to 8pm

Neilson Park

Free event

Good for family

Bring your kids and have fun





Festival Gala


Fri. Jul. 25, 2014 | 5:30pm to 2:00am

Cocktails & Fundraising: 5:30pm

Dinner & Awards: 7:00pm

Jump Up After Party: 10:00pm to 12:00am

Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex - Map

Good for Singles and Couples

Come all dressed up

Lots of important people will be here!

The Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival Gala - An evening to discover


An elegant evening at the Liberty Grand that showcases masquerade models, music, dancing, exotic food, signature drinks – sensational sights, sounds, and tastes to support an identified cause.


The Allan Lamport Stadium becomes an outdoor theatrical stage where the Kings and Queens of the bands along with individuals compete to be the best of the best. They give the audience the opportunity to appreciate the talent and artistic skill of the designers and costumer builders. The Ontario Science Center continues to award a special prize for the best environment use of material in a costume.

Thu. Jul. 31, 2014 - from 7pm to 12am

Allan Lamport Stadium - Map

Good for Singles, Couples and Family

Be prepared to dance

Impressive costumes!

King & Queen


Jab Jab J'Ouvert


Carnival Friday August 1st, 2014 - 10:00 pm till 4:30 am

Outdoors @ Wilson Avenue Outdoor Arena - 1677 Wilson Avenue, Toronto (Jane & Wilson)

Jab Jab J’Ouvert is a night till morning event - full of fun and straight from the islands of Grenada and Trinidad. Live entertainment by: Talpree, Lava Man, Skinny Fabulous, Bunji Garlin, Fayann Lyonns, Problem Child, JW & Blaze, ASA Banton, Mr Leggs, Tommy G, G-Bolo, Plus a Special Female Guest.


Experience a night of Jab Jab fun with mud, paint, oil; 3 Water Trucks; 3 All-Access Bars; more than 12 different food and vending areas; with a VIP Zone, Foam Zone, Dutty zone, Clean Zone and lots of good times to start your Carnival in Toronto!



- $40 regular advance

- $50 Cool Zone / No wet or no dutty access!

- VIP - $60 - Includes - All access to cool zone & Food and limited two drink tickets per person , Carnival Swag bag & Can b nice  Swag bags!


Call  416-670-1636 for information.

The marquee parade is the showcase of the Festival. After months of preparation, masqueraders in colourful and striking costumes and steel pan bands wine their way from Exhibition Place along a 3.5 kilometre stretch on Lakeshore Boulevard. This performance of bejewelled masqueraders continues to draw millions from all over the world to see the live performing street art year after year. With opportunities for VIP seating in designated, controlled areas, which will include upgraded seating, tents, and marketplace.

Sat. Aug. 02, 2014 - from 9:00am to 6:00pm

Exhibition Place & Lakeshore Blvd - Map

Free and Paid event

Good for family, couples and singles

Be prepared for the sun

The biggest Carnival party in North America!

Grand Parade







Summer Slamm 2014


Carnival Saturday August 2nd, 2014 - Gate opens: 8:30 pm;   Showtime: 12:30 am to 4:00 am Sharp

Outdoors @ Wilson Avenue Outdoor Arena - 1677 Wilson Avenue, Toronto (Jane & Wilson)

Summer Slamm 2014 with entertainment by: Bunji Garlin, Fayann Lyonns and the Viking Band; Destra; Iwer George; Skinny Fabulous; Problem Child; JW & Blaze; KI; Drupatee; Salsa / Latino performers; Major Lazor DJ; Talpree; Lava Man; Plus Special Guest artist from Jamaica!

DJs : Marxman; DOC; Whitebwoy; G- Factory; plus special guest DJ Myles from Slam radio 100 in Trinidad


Hosts: American Superstars ; JW from Trinidad - Claudia Jordan From The USA



- $40 Early Birds

- $45 Regular Admission - more at the gate!

- Regular VIP $100: includes: Food; two Drinks and side Stage VIP access only!

- Ultra VIP Area - $150 includes: Unlimited food; limited drinks - 4 drink tickets per costumer; Ultra VIP view; All access / backstage access after the show! Meet & Greet with photo of your favorite artist; receive a Carnival Swag Bag & Can b nice swag bag; Posters and CDs for Ultra VIPs

- Presidential VIP Package: $500 for Family of 5 or more includes: Unlimited food; 7 drink tickets per person; All access / backstage access - Meet & Greet with artist; Photos; receive - Carnival Swag Bag; Presidential View from Stage side

Special section catered with tables and waiter service!

The Carnival Island event is the fusion of popular Caribbean musical styles, Calypso, Soca dance music and Indo Bhojpuri folk, Chutney. End your Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival weekend on a high note at this family-friendly event.

Sun. Aug. 03, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Olympic Island

Good for Couples and Family

Surprises can come up out of the blue here!

Carnival Island