Cariwest - Edmonton's Caribbean Arts Festival

Colour, music and food enrich the Edmonton scene as CariWest takes over the city for three Carribean-infused days!

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Location: Edmonton, Alberta

Come celebrate Caribbean culture at the annual three-day Cariwest - Caribbean Arts Festival! Downtown Edmonton explodes with spectacular costumes, vibrant Caribbean musical rhythms, street theatre and enticing cuisine.

Take in the night time extravaganza and costume judging, the Cariwest Saturday Street Parade through downtown, and the cultural fair in Churchill Square.

Schedule of Events

The Cariwest Parade is one of summer's most colourful highlights. Dates are still to be announced but highlights include:

Aug 9  Friday Night Extravaganza
Aug 10  Cariwest Parade - when parade info is released, including route and times, you can find it here
Aug 11  celebrations in Churchill Square

There will be a lot of colourful costumes and a lot of Caribbean parties around Edmonton all weekend. From the Friday Night Costume Extravaganza at the Shaw Conference Centre to the Caribbean Village in Churchill Square it's going to be a lot of fun for kids and adults looking for a way to enjoy summer the Caribbean way.

For details on the schedule of events click here

More Information

Official Festival Website

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More to do in Edmonton and area

Take it to the lake this summer and head north, into the MD of Bonnyville and Lac La Biche. Both communities are waterfront and host an incredible array of events all summer. 

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