Feathers fly, steel drums play, and the parties go non-stop at Carnival in Miami, October 5-7. Explore the colorful events that make up this Caribbean-style celebration, including a free-spirited concert and grand parade.


Immerse yourself in a colorful, Caribbean-style celebration at Miami’s massive Carnival celebration on October 5-7, an absolute whirlwind of fun.


Celebrate Caribbean Culture at Carnival in Miami!

Featuring incredibly colorful costumes, Caribbean music, dancing that goes for hours – Miami’s Carnival celebration is one of the best and biggest on the planet! It’s comprised of several events, including a street festival, costume show, and giant main parade.


Miami Carnival 2018 Parties & Grand Parade: October 5-7

Although events for Carnival in Miami kicked off in September, all the biggest and brightest celebrations take place October 5-7. Choose one or choose all – but don’t miss this incredible celebration of Caribbean culture and style!


  • Kings & Queens Panorama – See fantastic costumes that will blow you away with their feathers, beading, colors, and creativity at this popular event. (October 5 at Central Broward Regional Park)
  • Official J’Ouvert – Party outside at this massive street festival and block party, with non-stop music and dancing to island beats and Caribbean sounds. (October 6 at Central Broward Regional Park)
  • 34th Annual Miami Carnival Parade – Don’t miss the parade – it’s the highlight of the entire celebration, a rockin’ procession with highly costumed performers who dance and have the time of their lives. (October 7 at Miami-Dade County Fairgrounds)
  • Miami Carnival Concert – Kes de Band, Patrice Roberts, T&T Prison Band, and dozens more perform at this all-day party, which coincides with the parade – so you can experience both! (October 7 at Miami-Dade County Fairgrounds)


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