Pack your bag! We're off to Edmonton for the city's annual Caribbean festival. This year's festivities should keep us busy all weekend. Here is a rundown of the major events happening starting tonight (Aug. 10th 2012!)
* = Official Cariwest Events
*1) * COSTUME EXTRAVAGANZA (Friday: 7:30pm)
The Friday night Costume Extravaganza at THE NORTHLANDS EXPO (moved from SHAW CENTER as it is FLOODED) HALL D 7515 118 AVE. 7:30 PM. kicks off the celebration!
Food and fun as costumes are paraded and judged.
Ticket Sales: Tickets on the square and Cariwest Office
Door opens at 7:00 p.m. ; shows start at 7:30 p.m.
Price at the door: Adults $25, Kids (12 and under) $15
more info: CLICK HERE or Facbook Page
2) Pre-Carnival Jump Off w/ DJ WhiteGold (Friday: 10pm)
Not an official Cariwest event, but definitely one to check out! One of the hottest DJ from Ontario invades Edmonton.
TRINIFETER presents Calling All Bacchanal Angels, Fri Aug 10th 2012
Featuring DJ WHITE GOLD from TORONTO
and special guest DJ's @ The Trinidad and Tobago cultural association of Edmonton
16712-113th ave EDMONTON, ALBERTA
Bring yuh RAG or FLAG and represent
more info: 780-904-3850 or CLICK HERE
*3) *CARIWEST PARADE (Saturday: Noon)
PARADE! Music! Costumes! People! Fun! as the annual Cariwest parade winds its way through downtown Edmonton! Start noon!
*4) *BENJAI IN CONCERT (Saturday: 9pm)
The Official Cariwest Fete of 2012
Live in Concert with Benjai (Trinidad & Tobago)
ft. DJs Soca Sweetness (Toronto),
Agent Mulda (Vancouver), and
Drew Atlas (Calgary)
August 11, 2012 starts at 8:00 p.m.
Canadian Druze Center, 14304 134 Ave NW
Tickets: Tix on the
Square or Cariwest Office
Price: $32.00 (Advance general admission)
For questions, contact +1-780-504-1110 or CLICK HERE
5)Byron Lee's Dragonaires (Live) (Saturday: 9pm)
Live from Jamaica Prince Nyah (Fireman)
Life from Barbados Tony Corbin (Alps)
at: Alberta Aviation Museum (The Hanger)
11410 Kingsway Avenue - Edmonton
for more info: CLICK HERE
*6) *CARIWEST AT THE PARK (Sunday: noon)
Churchill Square festivities -- the fun continues at Churchill Square --
Food, entertainment and vendors!