Caribbean Days Festival isn’t just a picnic in a park.. it’s the cornerstone of an entire Summer Series of Events presented by the Trinidad & Tobago Cultural Society of B.C. Here’s what the complete lineup looks like:
Kicking off our annual Summer Series of Events is the Caribbean Family Boat Cruise, held the weekend before Caribbean Days Festival . Sample delicious authentic Caribbean food and dance to tropical rhythms on board a private charter and enjoy the famous Top Deck view!
The Festival starts at 10 AM Saturday, with a Multicultural Parade beginning at 12 St. & Lonsdale Ave. in North Vancouver. There’s Caribbean music, steel bands, as well as dancers, floats and music from many other regions. The parade follows a route that ends at Waterfront Park where the Festival is held. Read More…
The Festival grounds are split into two areas. The North side of Waterfront Park has a food concession area and a large beverage garden. One can enjoy spicy Caribbean food as well as other tasty cosmopolitan fare. Then relax with an ice-cold drink in the hot sun.
Tropical Rhythms Sound Stage
On the South side, there is an outdoor music festival. Dancers and other performers entertain while bands play Soca, Reggae, Calypso, Latin and other international sounds to a large crowd. There is a Family Zone with face painting, a children’s playground and other activities.