Our coverage of the culture include Steel bands, live Calypso, Soca, and Chutney artists, King and Queen Show, Kiddies Carnival, Jouvert and the Parade. Additionally, you can read the profiles of the movers and shakers in our Blog Boston Carnival Village Speaks and our Village Photo Gallery is quite extensive, covering at least five years of Boston Carnival in photographs and more. Thanks for stopping by. Michael C. Smith
Kiddies Carnival (PhotoGallery) – An event filled with fun for the family. The event takes place at White Stadium and has a seating capacity for about 5000 people. Performance includes Steelband music, dance, face painting and performance by several other young artists. Caribbean food and beverage available.
Jouvert (PhotoGallery) begins very early (about 6:00AM) and participants wear costumes of their own design. It is typically dark in terms of presentation and very humorous. Most arriving from out of town , several arriving a day or two before to check out the parties and boat cruise. Band wanting to participate, click on Jouvert organizers link for details. Registration Form pdf
The Parade starts at 1:00 pm and moves along Blue Hill Avenue and culminates in front of Franklin Park Zoo a distance of about 1.5 miles. Masqueraders gather about three hours prior to start of the parade on Martin Luther King Boulevard in Roxbury, MA. The food court is located in front of the Zoo, which features many different Caribbean and American cuisines. Arts and Crafts, music & video CDs, other items are also available. ~ Parade Map pdf
We Promote Boston's Trinidad Style Carnival, the Steel Pan Movement, and seeks sponsors for the Bandleaders The Street Art ContinuesDesign and Developed By Michael C. Smith for Leonard Communication