Posts Filed Under: Caribana
Last weekend marked the 50th anniversary of the annual celebration of Caribbean and African culture.
Massive festivals—Caribana, Summerworks, Veld, and more—galore this week, but also local indie events like Dusk Dances, Comedy Brawl, and the Stranded Festival.
Blockobana will be taking up space at Caribana with queer Black pride on August 6 in Regent Park.
The festival has changed, but it's still one way I can still connect to my roots.
Our picks for the best Toronto events to check out this week.
The local legacies of Canada's 100th birthday in 1967.
Nominated for: demanding cultural festivals include their name as a condition of sponsorship—and then dropping said sponsorship.
Scenes from the country's best Caribbean party.
What began as a centennial year project grew into an annual summer tradition.
This year's Caribbean Carnival parade didn't go perfectly, but it was still a good time.
Nominated for: using race as an indicator of crime.
Assembling costumes for the Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival is all about tradition.
Snoop's first show under his new moniker offers little reggae, lots of Doggystyle.
The Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival's annual parade drew thousands of brightly coloured revelers to Exhibition Place.
This long weekend, the Islands take over with Caribana festivities, join a Charles Dickens tour of Toronto, Justice and M83 rock out in Fort York, see if NASA's Mars rover arrives in one piece, and much more.
This weekend: the Beaches Jazz Festival returns to Queen Street East; Harbourfront Centre celebrates strings; the ROM is getting into the Carnival spirit; discover old bikes at a vintage bike show; and more.
If you plan to sit on the bleachers this year, prepare to have your bag checked.
New venues and tasty treats mark the 45th anniversary of the festival previously known as Caribana.