Things To Do

The 2016 Miami Broward Carnival Signature Events

It’s Columbus Day weekend and Miami Broward Carnival – the perfect timing for a weekend of island fetes, non-stop Caribbean dance parties, and a cultural celebration of Carnival. Tens of thousands of festival goers are expected to partake in the Carnival festivities, and Miami Soul has the weekend itinerary covered from dance parties, foam fetes, pool parties and everything in between.

Wednesday, October 7

Adventure Island

TSL Miami

167 NW 23rd St, Wynwood

Time: 9PM – 3AM

It’s a carnival warm-up fete and Welcome to Miami party with all of the festival goers in town for Carnival.

Thursday, October 8

Trini Jungle Juice: Arrivals – Rooftop Pool Party

Mayfair Hotel Rooftop Pool & Cabana

3000 Florida Ave, Coconut Grove

Time: 3PM – 10PM

Kickoff Carnival weekend with live performances. Dress Code: Swimwear (Bikinis + Board Shorts). Tickets available at

Friday, October 9

Socavivor – Rise Miami & Shine NYC

Historic Virginia Key Beach

4020 Virginia Beach Drive Key Biscayne

Time: 11AM – 5PM

Advance tickets: $30; VIP $70

All white daytime fete right on the beach.

Breakfast Party On Da Beach

North Shore Band Shell

7275 Collins Ave, Miami Beach

Time: 9AM

Tickets: $45 online; $50 tickets at retail outlets

Carnival happens on the beach with an all-inclusive two-hour breakfast and premium drinks and live performances by Lyrikal, Gyptian, Hypha Sounds, Saffire, and music by a collection of DJs.

Miami Broward Carnival Kings/Queens/Individuals and Panorama

Central Broward Regional Park

3700 NW 11th Pl, Lauderhill

Time: 3PM – 11PM

Admission: $15 advance tickets (on-line & select South Florida retail outlets)

Rock the Yacht Miami Carnival All White Yacht Party

South Beach Lady (boarding at Bayfront Park)

401 Biscayne Blvd, Miami

Time: 11:30PM – 4AM

Rapper Safaree hosts an all white carnival yacht party.

Scruples Block O Mania Street Party

On 6th Ave between NW 23rd & 24th St, Miami

Time: 10PM – 4AM

It’s a Carnival street party in the heart of Wynwood with free drinks all night and food on sale. Advance admission $55 at Caribbean retail outlets or online at

Black & White Cooler Evolution

Miami Dade Fairgrounds, Gate #2

10901 Coral Way

Time: 9PM – 4AM

It’s a BYOB black & white cooler party with multiple DJs and live performances by Kerwin Dubois and Destra Garcia. Advance tickets $45 on sale and leading West Indian outlets and online at

Saturday, October 10

Vale Vibe Miami: D’Original Vale Breakfast Party

Time: 4AM – 9:30AM

The highly anticipated annual overnight breakfast party experience with food and entertainment by international DJs and live artists. Address confirmed and emailed days before the event. For more info, visit

Miami Broward Carnival Jouvert 2015

Central Broward Regional Park

3700 NW 11th Place, Lauderhill

Time: 7AM – 2PM

The Original Burning Flames presents a jouvert party carnival celebration and celebrating Antigua’s 60 years of carnival. Advance tickets $55 all inclusive of food, drinks, and paint.

Miami Broward Carnival Official J’Ouvert

Central Broward Regional Park

3700 NW 11th Pl, Lauderhill

Time: 7AM – 2PM

Admission: $20 advance tickets (on-line & select South Florida retail outlets)

Socavivor Wet Fete Pool Party

Deauville Beach Resort

67th St & Collins Ave, Miami Beach

Time: 3PM – 10PM

Carnival weekend continues with a daytime pool party. Ladies free before 4pm with swimwear. Advance tickets $25 at

InstaJam Soca Insanity

Miami-Dade Fairgrounds

10901 Coral Way, Miami

Time: 9PM – 5AM

The Soca lineup for this massive Carnival party features live performances by Mr. Vegas, Bakanal Band, Kes, The Original Burning Flames, and more. General admission tickets: $50; VIP: $75. Tickets on sale at

Miami Carnival Oasis

Nikki Beach Miami

1 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach

Time: 11PM – 4AM

Hot 97’s Ciroc Boyz hosts a Carnival party with a Hip Hop area and Caribbean room. Tickets start at $20 at

Sunday, October 11

Miami Broward Carnival Parade of Bands and Concert

Miami-Dade Fairgrounds

10901 Southwest 24 St, Miami

Time: 11AM – 11PM

Admission: $27 online (on-line & select South Florida retail outlets)

I Love Soca

Mangos Tropical Cafe

900 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach

Time: 10PM – 4:30AM

The biggest Soca party features an international cast of DJs and live performances. Tickets $30 in advance at

Soca on South Beach

Clevelander South Beach, 1020 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach

Time: 9PM – 4AM

It’s an indoor/outdoor poolside carnival party with a large lineup of DJs and a surprise guest artist. Ladies free before 11pm; general admission $20 on sale at

Monday, October 12

Socavivor Boat Ride

Aboard SS Musette Yacht at Sea Isle Marina

1635 North Bayshore Dr, Miami

Time: Boarding: 6:30PM; Departs at 7:30PM

DJ Stephen presents a carnival finale with a board ride aboard a luxury yacht. Dress code: bright colors. Advance tickets: $40

Socavivor: Monday Tradition Last Lap

Briza on the Bay

1717 North Bayshore Dr, Miami

Time: 11PM – until

It’s the last lap of carnival and Socavivor closes out with one final party. Admission $10 before 12:15pm for everyone dressed in blue.

Foam Wet Carnival

America’s Backyard

100 SW 3rd Ave, Ft. Lauderdale

Carnival Monday Bash

The Warehouse

3500 NW 15th St, Lauderhill

Time: 3PM – Midnight

Carnival weekend closes out with an all day bash featuring music by Destra & Bakanal Band, The Original Burning Flames, and more. Tickets $37.