2014 Memorial Day weekend marks the third year for the Phoenix Caribbean Carnival weekend! The City of Phoenix has welcomed back this highly anticipated weekend filled with events that bring Caribbean cultural awareness to the Valley of the Sun.
Attendees will gather in amazement at the dazzling parade and festival with the theme presentation “Mas, Music Revelry & Culture: Uniting All Islands Under The Sun” featuring Stilt Walkers, Steel Bands, Traditional Ole’ Mas, Junior and Senior Masqueraders in colorful garb and masks and Native American Dancers.
The Carnival Association of Phoenix Arizona originally created this event as a destination event, attracting hundreds of travelers from around the United States to this dynamic three-day celebration. The Carnival village which will be open on Sunday morning after the parade will showcase local and international musical performances, art exhibit stations and tasty cultural cuisines. A full schedule of signature events will keep your entire family counting down the days to the next Caribbean Carnival Celebration.
CARIBBEAN FLAG PARTY!
Friday, May 23 from 9:00 PM-2:00 AM at the Brick, 455 N 3rd St, Phoenix
$10 gets you in before 11 PM
This is a celebration of unity that brings together different nationalities. So come out and represent your country, wave your flag, dress up in your national colors and BIG UP your national heritage.
The WHITE AFFAIR PARTY!
May 24, 9 PM to 2 AM, $10 before 11:00 PM at Seay’s Eatery & Entertainment, 3121 N 3rd Ave., Phoenix
The Courtyard in front of Seay’s, Park Central Mall is the scene. At this premier event, the
recommendation; revelers should wear all white outfits, at least one piece, if not all. Celebration is the theme and features include live entertainment, DJ music, Caribbean food and a fabulous bar.
The MASQUERADE PARADE!
Sunday, May 25, Start 10:00 AM
This Trinidad and Tobago style cultural event is the feature of Carnival weekend. Spectators will line the parade route and enjoy the spectacle of Pretty Mas, Steel Bands, Old Mas, T-Shirts and Mud bands, Camouflage and diverse array of costumed dancers and more!
Sunday, May 25th, 11:00 AM-5:00 PM
The Courtyard, Park Central Mall front of Seay’s Eatery and Entertainment
It’s a Family Affair where the different Sights, Sounds and Tastes of Caribbean Carnival 2014 are
experienced. Lots of Entertainment, Caribbean foods, Specialty products, Arts and Crafts to enjoy in our Phoenix weather-under the stars!
To participate in a Mas Band, as a vendor or for general information, please email email@example.com.
Events subject to change without notice.