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Official Launch


Jul 7th, 2015 12.00pm-2.00pm

Free event

David Pecaut Square Metro Hall


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


July 12th, 2015  Commencing at 10.00am

Free event

The Church of the Nativity 10 Sewells Road, Scarborough, Ontario

Good for everyone



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


 Jul 18th, 2015 - from 10.00am-8.00pm

Neilson Park Neilson Road, Scarborough Ontario

Free event

Good for family

Bring your kids and have fun




Annual Gala

Fri. Jul. 24, 2015 | 5.00pm-02.00am

Cocktails & Fundraising: 5:30pm

Dinner & Awards: 7:00pm

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

Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex -  25 British Columbia Road (Exhibition Place)

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.


Calypso Extravaganza Show

Jul 25th, 2015

Chinese Cultural Centre 5183 Sheppard Ave East, Scarborough, Ontario

Good for family

Bring your kids and have fun


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.

Jul 30th, 2015 - 5.00pm-02.00am

Lamport Stadium 1151 King Street West, Toronto, Ontario

Good for Singles, Couples and Family

Be prepared to dance

Impressive costumes!

King & Queen

Pan Alive Competition

Jul 31st, 2015, 7.00pm-02.00am

Lamport Stadium 1151 King Street West, Toronto, Ontario

Grand Parade


August 1st, 2015 - 09.30 - 8.00pm

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!



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.


The award winning "Tropical Rhythms” Food Festival is back! as part of the 2015 Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival. Winner of the 2011 Sponsorship event of the Year Award, Tropical Rhythms brings a taste of authentic Caribbean cuisine and pulsating island beats to Toronto Island on Sunday, August 2 2015. Leading up to the event we'll be showcasing the best of Caribbean Food across the GTA and featuring them on the Island.

August 2nd, 2015 - 10.00am-8.00pm

Olympic Island

Good for Couples and Family

Surprises can come up out of the blue here!

Carnival Island

Closing Church Service

Sun. Aug. 09, 2015 | 4:00pm

65 Church Street



The public are invited to attend the closing service of the Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival 2015 Festival at the St James Cathedral, August 9, 2015 at 4.00 p.m.


The Cathedral welcomes visitors of all faiths and religions.  It will be an Anglican Evensong Service that will be celebrated.  This is a Free Event.


The Church is located in downtown Toronto at 65 Church Street, near the St Lawrence Market. Parking is limited behind the church, however street parking in readily available on Sundays.