Carnival in Jamaica returned July 2022, Here’s How It Went

Carnival in Jamaica has been the most impacted carnival product due to the COVID-19 pandemic. When the world shut down in March 2020, carnival in Jamaica was a mere four weeks away from happening. That means, costumes were already produced, cups were ordered and staff secured to host this carnival experience. By April 2020 the […]

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5 Things to Know About Jamaica Carnival 2022

After two years of postponements, Jamaica will be hosting a carnival for 2022. The planned date will be July 10, 2022 – about a month and a few days away. While it may be too late for some to plan an extravagant trip to Jamaica, it is an opportunity to experience Jamaica and carnival at […]

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The Impact of Coronavirus on Carnival – Here is a list of cancelled carnivals/events

Dearest Carnivalists, Your health, both mental and physical are of the utmost priority. With that in mind, I wanted to reach out to you directly with updates regarding cancelled or postponed events in the Caribbean space due to Corona Virus (COVID-19) . Event promoters and carnival bands for upcoming 2020 Carnival events have taken our […]

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Planning Jamaica Carnival 2020

**Coronavirus has impacted the Jamaica Carnival 2020 schedule. In order to protect party patrons, carnival has been postponed to July 2022. You can find info on the Jamaica Carnival 2022 here.* Upcoming Carnivals for 2020 are quickly approaching, as bands are gearing up to launch for Jamaica Carnival 2020. Jamaica Carnival 2020 events are on […]

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Jamaica Carnival 2019: Best Fetes, Band Reviews and More

The time has come for us to reflect on the amazing time we had in Jamaica for Carnival in 2019. While I, personally could not make it, some masqueraders shared their feedback with me. Disclaimer: Masquerader photographs enclosed are not reflective of reviews From what I read, some fetes were amazing while others needed improvement […]

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Fete List: Where to Party for Jamaica Carnival 2019

April 20 – April 30, 2019 It’s that time! Jamaica Carnival 2019 Fete List and Carnival Schedule! The highly anticipated Jamaica Carnival fete list is FINALLY here. The interest to attend Jamaica Carnival 2019 has been the highest I’ve seen.  Fete organizers have begun releasing tickets and we’ve prepared a full list for you of all the best […]

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Planning Jamaica Carnival 2019

How long have you been waiting for this 2019 Jamaica Carnival Planning Guide? (Smirks). Jamaica Carnival has recently (in 2017) earned its way to the top, easily considered one of the top 5 carnivals worldwide. Here is what you need to know for planning success. Jamaica Carnival 2019 events are on the following dates: April […]

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Jamaica Carnival 2018: A Review of Xaymaca International

Myst Carnival 2019

My throat is sore from singing soca lyrics in front of truck speakers, my right heel is sore from wearing heels for hours, but guess who wouldn’t change it ? of course me. Jamaica Carnival 2018 was heavily promoted, if you are an avid reader of globalcarnivalist.com, I mentioned in 2015 that this carnival would bloom […]

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FETE LIST: Where to Party for Jamaica Carnival 2018

March 31 – April 9, 2018 It’s that time! Jamaica Carnival 2018 Fete List and Carnival Schedule! The highly anticipated Jamaica Carnival fete list is FINALLY here. The interest to attend Jamaica Carnival 2018 has been the highest I’ve seen.  Fete organizers have begun releasing tickets and we’ve prepared a full list for you of all the best […]

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Band Launch: Xaymaca International Launches for Jamaica Carnival 2018.

Global Carnivalist’s Band of The Year for Jamaica Carnival 2017, Xaymaca International, launched their LUXE 2018 collection this weekend. LUXE IT IS! Do you see all this bling? Every single section has blingy details that will sparkle through the streets of Kingston come April 2018. Thirteen sections filled with several body wear options, with notable […]

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