BAND LAUNCH: Bacchanal Jamaica launches for Jamaica Carnival 2017

January is band launch season for Jamaica Carnival. You should already be planning where you’re going to stay and your budget. Now it is time to coordinate those costumes. The big band Bacchanal Jamaica launched their presentation last night. Registration will be open soon and their website is currently being updated but rest assured prices will […]

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Planning for Jamaica Carnival 2017

Carnival Chasers and Carnival Virgins alike are planning carnival stops simultaneously for 2017. If you’re like us then you’ve already started planning where to stay, where to go and who to play mas with for Jamaica Carnival 2017. As we mentioned before, there are several reasons why you should attend Jamaica Carnival, affordability and fun are […]

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EVENT: Jamaica Heroes Weekend 2016

Dates: October 14 – 16, 2016 I’m sitting here pumping so hard to some soca waiting for Miami Carnival to come down on meh. Anyway that’s not what this post is about. I’m here to tell you about Heroes Weekend in Jamaica. It is quite literally the weekend after Miami Carnival, so for those of […]

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FETE LIST: Where to Party for Jamaica Carnival 2016

Saturday | March 26, 2016   Rise Up – Frenchmen Party – $7500 JMD  Request Tickets from reservations@frenchmenparties.com Bacchanal Beach Jouvert  – $6000JMD – Purchase tickets at Mas Camp   Sunday | March 27, 2016  Feterans Beach Cooler Fete – $35USD – Purchase here Monday | March 28, 2016   Dusk – Easter Monday – $25-40USD, Purchase here Caesar’s Army BOOZE […]

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Planning for Jamaica Carnival 2016

2016 is upon us and for the organized bunch, I’m sure you would like to get ahead on your planning for Jamaica Carnival 2016. As we mentioned in April 2015, there are several reasons why you should attend Jamaica Carnival, affordability and fun are two reasons. Jamaica Carnival 2016 are on the following dates: March […]

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BAND LAUNCH: Bacchanal Jamaica Launches for Jamaica Carnival 2016

  One of the first band launches for the new year – Jamaica Carnival launches Bacchanal Jamaica for the season. Jamaica Carnival has been growing as a carnival destination and should definitely not be overlooked. If you’re looking for a great and affordable carnival — this one is one for the books.  Check out their […]

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2015 CARNIVALS IN REVIEW: A Look At the Top Carnivals This Year

Greetings! As you know we love Carnival A LOT.. and nothing brings us more joy than participating in carnival festivities from country to country, and in the United States. Below is our list of the Best Carnivals. We only ranked ten, so we hope your hometown/country was lucky enough to make the list. Our wish? – […]

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Costume Expectations vs. Reality

Carnivalists!  As we patiently stalk scan carnival sites for band launch images, we ooh and aah about how pretty the costumes are and think OMG (ALL THOSE FEATHERS) but in reality, band launches are the perfected versions of the costume you hope to chip in on the road. As carnival becomes more popular across the globe, the cost […]

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Jamaica Carnival 2015: Review of Bacchanal Jamaica

Jamaica is climbing it’s way to the top of the list as a Carnival destination and I’m here to tell you why some of this is true and where there is room for improvement. THE PARTIES In our Why You Should Attend Jamaica Carnival post we listed a few must attend events if you were going to […]

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Bacchanal Jamaica Checklist & Feather Shortage

Morning Masqueraders!! We will officially be in Jamaica on THURSDAY!! (Wednesday for some). I write this post with a bit of sad news for those of you who are in sections that may be affected by the feather shortage in Jamaica. Bacchanal Jamaica released this statement last night regarding the costumes that will be short […]

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