Edmonton’s 2022 Cariwest Caribbean Arts Festival takes place from August 5th to 7th.
We are so excited to be returning to the streets of downtown Edmonton and Churchill Square.
The 3-day event includes a Friday Night Costume Extravaganza, a Saturday Parade and a Caribbean Village thorough the weekend including live entertainment, a Kids Korner, savory Caribbean cuisine and the Caribbean Marketplace.
Friday, August 5
Costume Extravaganza – 7 PM
Cariwest festival officially opens with the costume extravaganza at 7pm!
This is a competitive night for bands to show case their larger than life costumes and compete for the title of King and Queen of the Bands.
Sat., August 6
Cariwest Parade - Noon
The Cariwest parade starts at 107 street and travels East down Jasper Ave to Churchill square.
Grab a seat along the parade route and enjoy the only parade in town!
Sat. Aug. 6
Parade of the bands -2 PM
Kobo Town – 4:30 PM
Steel Pan in the Square – 5 PM
Cariwest Concert Series Pt. 1: Featuring international artists from Trinidad and Barbados – 6 PM
Sun., August 7
“Rep Yuh Flag Sunday”
Noon to 9 PM
Sit back and enjoy an afternoon in the Caribbean Village!
Cariwest Kids zone – Noon to 4 PM Kiddies Parade – 1:00 PM
Cariwest Kidz Concert – 2:30 PM Reggae Hour – 4 PM
Cariwest Concert Series Pt. 2: Performance by Soca artist Rae - 6:30 PM