Trinidad Carnival

Trinidad Carnival

Date: February 8 2016 - February 9 2016 Venue name: TrinidadVenue address: Queen's Park Savannah North Stand, The Track, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

About Trinidad and Tobago Carnival

Trinidad and Tobago’s famous Carnival always has tens of thousands of party goers from around the globe, with planned itinerary, paid for costumes and booked flights to make sure they don’t miss out. Carnival fever begins straight after Christmas and remains high until the end of February, the streets of Trinidad are full the sounds of calypso and steel pan music willing everyone jump up and have a great time.

It was first introduced to Trinidad in the late 1700s by the French with their masquerade balls, and evolved into the massive event it is today. The festival, starting two days before Ash Wednesday is without comparison, the diverse Trini spirit is out in force, expressed in the costumes, and music and highly festive atmosphere.

Trinidad offers revellers a choice of the Savannah parades, and parties in the pan yards. Enjoy J’ouvert the official start of the street parades, starting at 4 in the morning. The Pan Yards have rehearsals every night, to practice for the Queen’s Park Savannah and Panorama competition. Get involved and take part in a mas band which can have up to 4,000 participants. With so much to see and do, along with the warm evenings mean the party is enjoyed all night long.

Carnival 2016 promises to be an exciting and hectic one, with over 100 events scheduled for the five week season, prior to Carnival Monday and Tuesday. Carnival events run from January 1 to Carnival Sunday, February 7, 2016. For those who can make it there are beach parties on Ash Wednesday, Maracas Beach on the north coast being a popular destination.

It is recommended that you book your airline tickets well in advance, as Trinidad Carnival is THE event of the year!

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Date: February 8 2016 - February 9 2016 Venue name: TrinidadVenue address: Queen's Park Savannah North Stand, The Track, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago