July 29-30 2023
This summer, Caribbean Days Festival returns to Coquitlam’s Town Centre Park for the hottest weekend of the year.
Are you ready? We’ve got everything you need to know in one handy page. Grab your Caribbean weekend getaway guide, complete with event schedule, trip planner and festival map!
Are you interested in doing more than attending? Here’s how to be a volunteer, get on stage, join our parade, support or bring your business to Caribbean Days.
Time & Place
Caribbean Days 2023 will be held on:
Saturday July 29th: 10 AM – 8 PM
Sunday July 30th: 11 AM – 7 PM
Town Centre Park
1299 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam BC
Skytrain Station: Lafarge Lake-Douglas
Free Of Charge!
Town Centre Park is situated near to Coquitlam Centre and its transportation hub. Lafarge Lake, a five-hectare man-made body of water, anchors this idyllic greenspace.
By Skytrain, simply take the Millennium Line to its terminus at Lafarge Lake-Douglas Station, and from there it’s just a few steps to the Park. There is also parking available for those arriving by car.
Caribbean Days features a full slate of Stage entertainers presenting music, dance and other performances. This year’s Festival features not one, but two headlining acts! Closing the festival on consecutive days are these amazing special guests:
Caribbean Days Festival features two stages with entertainment all weekend. Check out our full programme:
How to Get on Stage
Apply to be a stage or grounds performer.
Each year, the Festival comes alive with the sights and sounds of Carnival during our Parade In The Park! Enjoy the spectacle of a multitude of costumed revellers cavorting to hot music. The Caribbean Days Parade is truly a magnificent way to appreciate Caribbean culture, music and style.
Join The Parade
Apply to be in the Carnival or Kids’ parade.
Eats + Drinks
Caribbean Days Festival attracts tens of thousands of visitors each year, and during the Festival is home to an array of delicious food and drink. Of course this includes the flavours of the Caribbean, with famous foods from Trinidad, Jamaica, Barbados and other tropical locations. However, there’s a wide range of food for all ages including children, and all palates from tame to adventurous.
Become a Concessionaire
Apply to be a food or drinks vendor. SOLD OUT FOR 2023
Every year, Caribbean Days plays home to a number of clothing, jewellery and other arts and crafts purveyors in a colourful and captivating public market format. If you love a great deal on handmade jewellery, clothing and trinkets, you don’t want to miss this opportunity! For a lot of our visitors, this is one of the best parts of Caribbean Days Festival.
Be a Festival Vendor
Bring your merchandise for sale!
FAMILY + Youth
Caribbean Days includes youth and kids! There are plenty of games and amusements to keep the young folks busy and happy at Caribbean Days.
Join The Parade
Apply to be in our Sunday Kids’ parade.
Come join the fun of 3×3 basketball. U11 – U16 tournament for boys and girls!
Be an Amusement Vendor
Bring your kids attraction.
Many thanks to the sponsors and partners who make our event possible.
And thanks to you for visiting us here at Caribbean Days.
We look forward to seeing you at the Festival!