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Miami Broward Carnival Weekend and Signature Events

Miami-Broward Carnival brings out the feathers and sequins for a day-long party.
Miami-Broward Carnival brings out the feathers and sequins for a day-long party.

Sunday, October 11, gates open at 11AM – 11PM

Miami-Dade County Fairgrounds

10901 SW 24th St, Miami

Parade starts at 12PM; Concert starts at 3PM

Miami Broward Carnival Season is here and it all comes down to the biggest celebration of Caribbean culture with a parade of masqueraders, which includes 19 bands, colorful and elaborate costume designs, culinary delights indigenous to the Caribbean, and melodious sounds of steel bands. This year, Miami Carnival celebrates 31 years of carnival celebration and Antigua’s 60 years of Carnival. It’s also the last major North American event on the carnival circuit leading up to Trinidad and Tobago Carnival in 2016.

The #MiamiCarnival music stage includes energizing performances by some of today’s top heavy weight soca artists and a star-studded concert lineup headlined by Trinidad’s Queen of Bacchanal Destra and the Bakanal Band and live performances from Xplosion Band, Dil-e-Nadan, Fadda Fox, Snakey, Menace, Laurena Davis, Claudette Peters, Rudy, Ricardo Drue, Julian Believe, Lyrikal, MC Wassy, and MC-Da Mighty Pencil. Notable DJs include: Dynasty, SoSo, 99 Jamz-DJ Waggy T, Renny, Supa Trackz, Choice-One, Rude-Deck, Barrie Hype.

Straight Out of Compton’s star Marcc Rose will serve as celebrity Grand Marshall along with Sharissa Ryan, Ms. Jaycees Queen-Ms. Montserrat Queen, Miami Broward Carnival Queen 2015.

#MiamiCarnival is hosted and produced by the Miami Broward Carnival One Carnival Host Committee and is made possible with the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners.

Miami Broward Carnival Signature Events:

Miami Broward Jr. Carnival

Sunday, October 4, 1PM – 8PM


Central Broward Regional Park, 3700 NW 11th Pl, Lauderhill

Admission: $10 (on-line & select South Florida retail outlets)

Park Fee: $1.50

Miami Broward Carnival Kings/Queens/Individuals and Panorama

Friday, October 9, 3PM – 11PM


Central Broward Regional Park, 3700 NW 11th Pl, Lauderhill

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

Miami Broward Carnival Official J’Ouvert

Saturday, October 10, 7AM – 2PM


Central Broward Regional Park, 3700 NW 11th Pl, Lauderhill

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

Miami Broward Carnival Parade of Bands and Concert

Sunday, October 11, 11AM – 11PM


Miami-Dade Fairgrounds, 10901 Southwest 24 St, Miami

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

Please follow Miami Broward Carnival on social media:

Twitter: @MiaBroCarnival

Instagram: @MiaBroCarnival

Facebook: Facebook.com/MiamiBrowardoneCarnival

Official Website: www.MiamiBrowardCarnival.com

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