A Beginner’s Guide to Attending a Caribbean Carnival

Global Carnivalist & Bahamianista

So you saw Trinidad Carnival photos and wished you were there, If you are a carnival virgin (never experienced carnival before) and have no idea where to start, this post is for you. Your first plan of action is to conduct some research.  Educate yourself. While West Indians love to share our culture with the […]

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25 Photos from Trinidad Carnival 2023, The Greatest Fete on Earth

Known as the ‘Greatest Show on Earth’, Trinidad and Tobago’s Carnival is officially celebrated on the Monday and Tuesday before Ash Wednesday every year. The Carnival festivities start just after Christmas and continue until Ash Wednesday, with dozens of high energy parties and premier cultural competitions. After a two year hiatus due to the COVID—19 […]

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5 Ways to Cool Down on Ash Wednesday after Trinidad’s Carnival

So you enjoyed your Trinidad Carnival experience. Carnival is taxing on the body – the preparation, the non-stop fetes and the road, but you survived! Here are some options for cooling down on Ash Wednesday. Have Stamina? Enjoy a Cool Down Fete  Besslime Sunscape – a lituation. If you still have some energy, checkout Sunscape as […]

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Fete List: Where to Party for Trinidad Carnival 2023

2023 is the return of the Greatest Show on Earth. Trinidad Carnival 2023 fete organizers have begun releasing tickets and so I have began to compile a fete list of all the best events, their ticket prices and where you can purchase tickets, please click “purchase here” to access the ticket pages. If the link […]

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Want to Attend Trinidad Carnival in 2024? Here’s A Planning Guide

Trinidad Carnival is one of the most anticipated carnivals in the world. Carnival chasers and virgins mark Trinidad’s Carnival as the highlight of their carnival bucket list and it also sets the tone for all other carnivals to follow. Plan to attend for at least a week, February 7 – February 14, 2024 to have the […]

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Guide To Trinidad Carnival Bands

As we carnival lovers know, Trinidad Carnival is considered THE MECCA carnival of all carnivals. It is the most highly anticipated event on the island. On parade days, otherwise known as Carnival Monday and Tuesday, masqueraders adorn their bodies in costumes from several different “Mas Bands”. A masquerader is often a participant of the parade. […]

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