St. Lucia Carnival 2018: A Review of Legends Carnival

Hello Carnivalists, I am still reveling in my mind and basking in my carnival experience in St.Lucia. St.Lucia carnival took place on July 16 and 17 and exceeded my expectations in terms of vibes and delivery. My crew and I awaited band launch earlier in the year and decided to play mas with Legends Carnival. […]

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Miami Carnival 2016: A Review of Revel Nation Carnival

I’ve now played mas in Miami for 7 years, and every year is better than the last. Quite frankly, unforgettable. Like with most carnivals I attend frequently, I tend to play mas with a different band to experience the carnival differently. This year the GlobalCarnivalist crew played mas with Revel Nation Carnival. Their costume designs, […]

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Hollywood Carnival 2016: A Review of EpicMas Band

  Hola Carnivalists! It’s review time! Last weekend (June 24-27) we went to California for Hollywood Carnival. While Hollywood Carnival is still a growing carnival, we had a blast and can see the room for growth. They celebrated 5 years this year and you can already see a growing interest in their market. Marketed as […]

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Trinidad Carnival 2016: A Review of Yuma Vibe

REGISTRATION Yuma registration was fairly easy. Global Carnivalist,  the concierge service that I used had a special relationship with committee members of Yuma. It took about 2 weeks for me to be fully registered. Global Carnivalist handled the payment, and all other transactions with Yuma directly. COMMUNICATION The band adds you to their mailing list from the […]

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Trinidad Carnival 2016 – Event ReCap

The time of our lives we spent the WHOLE year waiting for – came… impressed us and went. (damn). And so now it’s time to reflect. What were the best parties? The baddest tunes and bess band! The Global Carnivalist crew touched down on Thursday night (rather late for the carnival season) but AM Beach […]

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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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Miami Carnival 2015: A Review of Mascots International 

As a participant of Miami carnival since 2008, I have come to know what to expect when dealing with Miami. Carnival typically takes place inside of a venue, parking can be hectic if you get there too late and it’s crowded depending on the band you’re with. I played mas with Mascots International in 2014 […]

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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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