The CariFestival Association is proud to present CariVaughan August 26- 27 a two day family festival that celebrates Caribbean cultures in the City of Vaughan.
On Saturday Caribbean Carnival Colours Festival will begin at noon at “location” and will continue along Kipling avenue ending at the Woodbridge Fairgrounds. The Parade offers two options to participate first is to create your own costume by learning the craft of “Mas’ making”, available locally through workshops provided by “York Region Mas” a division of The CariFestival Association. The less labour intensive however known to be dirty fun offers masqueraders the option to participate covererd in COLOURED PAINT or POWDER!!
Taking place simultaneously at noon on Saturday is the Caribbean Food and Live Music Festival which continues until 11pm. As the name suggests the day boasts a wide variety of Caribbean cuisine and dynamic live performances featuring a musical journey spanning twenty islands of the Caribbean including the popular musical genres of the region including Salsa, Soca, Chutney, Reggae, Dancehall, Rnb and Hiphop.
On Sunday August 27, round up the family and head to Woodbridge Fairgrounds to participate in KIDS CARNIVAL PLAYDAY all day fun for the youth and children.
A sharing community truly exemplifies, the passion and pride that is synonymous with Vaughan’s 25th Anniversary theme – “This is our City – Let’s celebrate it together.”