Caribbean Days Festival

Each July, the Caribbean Days Festival is celebrated in North Vancouver at Waterfront Park.
The 2015 Festival takes place on July 25 and July 26th.

Caribbean Days is a weekend festival includes parades, dining, dancing and entertainment. Get ready to soak up some tropical rhythm, culture and food. This festival is one of the largest cultural events in British Columbia.

Multicultural Street Parade

July 25th 10am

The streets of North Vancouver come alive with the sights and sounds of Carnival during the Multicultural Street Parade. Parade onlookers will enjoy spectacular costumes, Caribbean style and culture. The parade starts at 10am at 12th Street and Lonsdale Avenue, and continues down Lonsdale to Esplanade Avenue, then turns west and ends at Waterfront Park. The parade generally runs about an hour and a half.

See Parade Route

Caribbean Days Festival

July 25 & 26 10am to 7pm

Waterfront Park, North Vancouver

Waterfront Park is home to the Caribbean Days Festival. Come and enjoy live entertainment, an international food fair and a craft market. If you are looking to sample some a tastes of the Caribbean you are likely to find Roti, Jerk chicken and other tasty treats. The main stage at Waterfront Park hosts a lineup of bands playing Reggae, Calypso, as well as other international music. There will also be singers, dancers and other cultural performers. There is a family zone with face painting and other activities.

Check back for entertainment lineup

For more info about the Caribbean Days Festival in North Vancouver visit

Getting to the Festival

Waterfront Park is located on the 200-block of West Esplanade, North Vancouver.

If you are taking public transit to the festival, Waterfront Park is conveniently located next to Lonsdale Quay and the Seabus terminal. From downtown take the Seabus from Waterfront Station to Lonsdale Quay. Exit the Seabus Terminal or bus loop and follow the signs to your left (west) to Waterfront Park.

If you are driving there is free parking in the ICBC parkade on the weekends. The ICBC lot located adjacent to the Lonsdale Market, you can enter off Rogers Avenue and Carrie Cates Court

Caribbean Days Festival | North Vancouver
Caribbean Days Festival | North Vancouver