The 2017 Baltimore Caribbean Carnival
Caribbean food, Caribbean music, Caribbean Carnival…on the streets of Baltimore!
Come and capture the sounds, sights, and tastes of the Caribbean at the 36th annual Baltimore Caribbean Carnival parade and festival on Saturday, July 15 and Sunday, July 16, 2017.
Officially known as the Baltimore Washington One Carnival, this annual event draws thousands of spectators and participants from the Baltimore/Washington DC area and beyond.
Beginning with a Caribbean-style parade, the festivities continue with a family, fun-filled, Caribbean festival showcasing live music and entertainment, a delicious sampling of authentic Caribbean food stalls and so much more…all enclosed within Baltimore’s Lake Clifton Park.
The Baltimore Carnival is hosted by the Caribbean American Carnival Association of Baltimore (CACAB) in conjunction with DCCC and is supported in part by the Mayor of Baltimore City and the Office of Promotions and the Arts.
Sat July 15, 2017 12Noon - 5:00PM
Saturday’s 1 ½-mile parade features a stream of floats, eye-catching costumes, and the hip-swaying sounds of soca music.
Parade Date & Time: Saturday, July 15, 2016; 12 Noon – 5:00 PM
Parade Start: 900 E 33rd Street, Baltimore MD 21218
Parade End: Clifton Park, Baltimore MD 21213
From the 900 block of 33rd Street in Baltimore, Maryland, the parade proceeds east on 33rd Street, then turns right on The Alameda and continues south across Harford Road to enter Clifton Park via St. Lo Drive.
The parade is expected to last approximately five (5) hours with the last participating band crossing the Harford and St. Lo Drive intersection by 5:00 pm.
Immediately following the Baltimore Caribbean Carnival parade on Saturday, July 15 2017 and all day Sunday, July 16 2017.
Festival Dates & Time: Sat, July 15, 2017; 5:00PM – 10:00PM & Sun, July 16, 2017; 12 Noon – 9:00PM
Festival Location: Lake Clifton Park, 2701 St Lo Drive, Baltimore MD 21213
Festival Admission: $10 on Saturday; $20 on Sunday
Festival Parking: TBD
Located inside a fenced-in area, enjoy live Caribbean music and entertainment on the main stage. Browse through a variety of food and craft vendors at Lake Clifton Park, Baltimore Maryland.
Would you like to wear a costume in the Baltimore Carnival parade? Click on the images below to learn more about each mas band.
(Psst! The list of bands is constantly being updated. Check back often.)
We try to provide the most beautiful up-to-date costumes to suit everyone’s budget.
Look forward to having a wonderful carnival experience on the road with good music, food, refreshments ,beautiful, sexy costumes.
Band Leader: Sean Belgrave
Band Theme: What Lies Beneath
Band Designer: Sean Belgrave & Sheila Gomez
Phone: (443) 629-1495 OR (443) 522-5717
Mas Camp Address: 6219 Pioneer Drive Baltimore MD
We are a non costume (T-shirt) band, but you definitely get more than just a shirt!
Our band caters not just to West Indians who are carnival vets, but also to first timers aka Carnival Virgins. Our goal is to ensure you have a good time on the road at a reasonable price.
Good music! Good people! Good food! Good Price! WE LIL BAND!
Band Leader: Natalie Burrowes
Band Theme: Purple Reign
Phone: (443) 421-6723 OR (443) 962-9256
Mas Camp Address: Soca’Robics® Fitness Studio
2603 N. Rolling Road, Suite 305
Windsor MIll, MD 21244
Lake Clifton Park, 2701 St Lo Drive, Baltimore MD 21213