Immerse yourself in a Caribbean-inspired whirlwind with colorful costumes, steel-drum music, and delicious island cuisine at Miami’s massive Carnival celebration, October 5-7. It caps off with a full-on Carnival Parade on the last day.


Immerse yourself in a Caribbean-style whirlwind of colorful costumes, concerts and cuisine, including a giant Carnival Parade to cap off the party.


Celebrate Carnival in Miami: Exotic Costumes & Caribbean Music

From the brilliantly colored feathers and beads to the Soca beats and steel drum sounds, Carnival in Miami is truly a magical experience. Celebrate Caribbean cultures, music, dancing, and art at this high-energy festival, which features numerous different events over the course of three days: October 5-7.


What Are the Different Events at 2018 Miami Carnival? Schedule & Venues


  • Kings & Queens Panorama (October 5 at Central Broward Regional Park) – Revelers wear the biggest, brightest, craziest costumes to compete for the crown as this fan-favorite event.
  • Official J’Ouvert (October 6 at Central Broward Regional Park) – This outdoor street festival features non-stop music and is inspired by Caribbean parties
  • 34th Annual Miami Carnival Parade (October 7 at Miami-Dade County Fairgrounds) – This colorful procession will blow you away with sensory overload and dazzle you with the creativity of the performers.
  • Miami Carnival Concert (October 7 at Miami-Dade County Fairgrounds) – This all-day party pops off from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. and features performances by Kes de Band, Patrice Roberts, and T&T Prison Band.


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