Welcome to Caribbean Days

Each year, during the last weekend of July, the Trinidad & Tobago Cultural Society of BC presents the Caribbean Days Festival. This event draws a crowd of exuberant fun-lovers for a weekend of parading, dining, socializing (liming) and dancing in the sunshine. This is a weekend of tropical rhythm, cuisine, carnival and culture as only the Caribbean can offer.

Over the years, the Festival has grown into the largest Caribbean event on the local calendar. With up to 60,000 people attending annually, it is one of the largests cultural events of its type in BC, period.

Below are some of the basics about Caribbean Days. But don’t forget that for everything you need to attend on Festival Weekend, you can visit our Festival Guest Guide for all the game day info:

Time & Place

2024 Dates

Saturday July 27th 10 AM – 10 PM
Sunday July 28th 11 AM – 7 PM

Event Location

Town Centre Park

Access to Caribbean Days is very handy. Town Centre Park at Coquitlam’s Lafarge Lake is conveniently located near Coquitlam Centre, a well-known transit hub. As a result, the park can be reached easily via both car and Skytrain. 

GPS address to use:
1299 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam BC

About The Organizers

Caribbean Days Festival was established in 1988 by the Trinidad & Tobago Cultural Society of BC. We’re the folks who have been bringing you the festival for over 35 years. 

How did the Caribbean Days Festival come to be? It’s a great story. Find out our history on the Who We Are page.