The Miami Broward Carnival
Sunday, October 13, 2013
Gates open at 11am and the parade starts at 12 noon.
Sun Life Stadium
2269 Northwest 199th Street
Miami Gardens, FL 33056
Admission is $22 in advance and more at the gate.
Children under 12 are free. VIP Tickets: $100 online, more at the gate.
Showcase of Costume, Pageantry, Culture and Music Set
Feel the Vibe of North Americaâ€™s Ultimate Carnival Experience
The Miami Broward 2013 Carnival Season is officially here and Miami Broward Carnival Connoisseurs Set To Participate. South Florida will witness the vibrant colors and pulsating energy at Sun Life Stadium, where over 20 masquerade bands will participate in a two mile street parade within Sun Life Stadium and compete for Band of the Year bragging rights. The costumes are being judged on visual impact, creativity, authenticity, clarity of theme, best use of color and presentation. This yearâ€™s costumes will showcase a spectacular riotous blend of colors, pageantry and fantasy.
Following the parade, a concert featuring the 2013 Soca Monarch & Road March King Superblue and some of Soca and Chutney heavyweight singers and bands will take place. Performers include: Raymond Ramnarine, Sir Oungku, Ravi B, Shal Marshall, Nutron, Supa Jigga, TC, Yankee Boy, Chucky, Nisha B and Kimmy, all backed up by Red Hot Flames, Dil-E-Nadan and Karma. Concert hosted by Giselle D Wassi One and Mc Wassy. In-house music powered by DJ Spice and Team Soca.
Families will enjoy Caribbean food, drinks, arts and craft @Caribbean Village and a kid zone at the event.
Miami Broward Signature Events include:
Saturday, September 28th, 2013- Miss Miami Broward Carnival Pageant at the Lou Rawls Center (Florida Memorial University)-7pm. Call 786.356.0869 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, October 6, 2013-Jr. Carnival-Central Broward Regional Park (3700 NW 11th Pl, Lauderhill, FL 33311) from 12noon â€“ 12 midnight. The Junior Carnival is an annual parade and Caribbean inspired family event that gives young people the opportunity to celebrate their place within the Caribbean culture. Admission: $5.00
Friday, October 11, 2013-King and Queen and Panorama @ Carnival Village-Central Broward Regional Park(3700 NW 11th Pl, Lauderhill,Fl 33311)-Performances by Lauderhill Steel Ensemble, Miami Pan Symphony, New Generation Branches, Pantastic Steel , Resurrection Steel and Silver Stars USA. Admission: $12.00 advance and more at the park. Time: 5:30pm-11:00pm
Saturday, October 12, 2013-Jâ€™Ouvert (Central Broward Regional Park, 3700 NW 11th Pl, Lauderhill, Fl 33311).
Time: 7:00am. Featuring Steel Band and DJ Music, Body Paint, Mud, Water, Powder. Over 20 masquerade band participating. Admission: $12 advance and more at the park
Miami Broward Carnival is executed with the support of the Miami Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami -Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners. Sponsors include delancyhill, Tampico, the City of Miami Gardens and Sun Life Stadium.