Carnival Calendar 2023

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March 2023

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April 2023

Jamaica Carnival 2023

Parade Date: April 16, 2023 

Location: Kingston, Jamaica

Official Website: Visit Jamaica

Good to know: Stay in New Kingston if you choose an AirBnB. 

Recommended Hotels

St. Thomas Carnival 2023 

Parade Date: April 29, 2023 

Location: St.Thomas, USVI

Official Website: USVI Festivals

Recommended Hotels 

May 2023

St.Maarten Carnival 2023

Parade Date: May 1-2, 2023 

Location: St. Maarten 

Official Website: SXM Carnival

Recommended Hotels 

Bahamas Carnival 2023

Parade Date: May 20, 2023 

Location: Nassau, Bahamas

Official Website: Bahamas 

Good to know: Stay in the Nassau area 

Recommended Hotels

Atlanta Carnival 2023

Parade Date: May 27, 2023


Good to know: There are two carnivals in Atlanta on the same date. Verify which you plan to attend

June 2023

Bermuda Carnival 2023

Parade Date: June 19, 2023

Location: Hamilton, BDA

Official Website: Carnival in Bermuda

July 2023

St. Vincent Carnival 2023 

Parade Date: July 11, 2023

Location: Kingstown, SVG

Official Website:  Discover SVG

Good to know: Stay near Kingstown, some hotels are located on Bequia Island, you will need a ferry to come over. 

Recommended Hotels

St. Lucia Carnival 2023

Parade Date: July 17-18, 2023

Location: Gros Islet, St. Lucia 

Official Website: St. Lucia Tourism Authority

Good to know: Most carnival festivities take place in Rodney Bay / Gros Islet 

Recommended Hotels

August 2023

Antigua Carnival 2023

Parade Date: August 7-8, 2023 

Location: St. Johns, Antigua 

Official Website: Antigua Festivals Commission 

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Grenada ‘Spicemas‘ Carnival 2023

Parade Date: August 14 -15, 2023

Location: St. George, Grenada

Official Page: Spicemas Grenada

Worcester Carnival 2023

Parade Date: August 27, 2023

Location: Worcester, MA

Official Website: WCACA

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September 2023

New York Carnival 2023

(better known as Labor Day Parade)

Parade Date: September 4, 2023

Location: Eastern Pkw, Brooklyn, NY 

Official Website: WIADCA

Good to know: While the parade takes places in Brooklyn, you can commute via train or uber if you stay in another borough. 

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Virginia Carnival 2023 

Parade Date: September 9, 2023 

Location: Norfolk, VA 

Official Website: Virginia Caribfest 

Dallas Carnival 2023

Parade Date: September 17, 2023

Location: 5610 Lake Ridge Parkway, Grand Prairie, TX 

Official Website: DCCF

Recommended Hotels

Japan Caribbean Carnival 2023

Parade Date: September 18, 2023

Location: Tokyo-Kanto, Japan

Official Website: Soca in Japan

Good to know: Stay in the central Tokyo, Shibuya area.

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October 2023

Miami Carnival 2023

Parade Date: October 8, 2023 

Location: Miami, Fl 

Official Website: Miami Broward Carnival

Good to know: Stay in the Wynwood/Brickell area for nearby access to carnival events and food. 

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*Global Carnivalist presents to you the 2023 International/Worldwide Carnival Calendar. This list of carnivals around the world are approximate dates for the concluding festivities. Carnival season may last for over a month prior to the concluding festivities, and the exact dates vary from year to year. If there is a carnival missing or our list is inaccurate, kindly submit your date here

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Last Updated: February 14, 2023