by Alicia Sealey
(Toronto, Ontario, CANADA)
When: The last Saturday in July
Where: Toronto, Ontario, CANADA
What Happens: A credible, mini version of T&T Carnival from 10am EST - 8pm EST complete with fabulous costumes, steelbands, live performances from T&T road march winners, etc. Over 1 million spectators from (i) Canada: incl. Toronto, Montreal, and across Canada, (ii) visitors from the USA (NYC, Detroit, Washington, DC, Miami, etc., and from (iii) the international Caribbean/Carnival community incl. London (UK), Trinidad, Jamaica, Barbados, Venezuela, etc., etc., etc.
Caribana™ = the largest/biggest street festival in North America (regardless of culture)!
Pictures: too many to count. Just Google it! I'm sure that stock photos are available. Alternately, check its official festival website at www.caribanafestival.com.