Four days of cultural celebration.
The featured country for the 2013 festival is Trinidad and Tobago
Carifest Symposium, Special Guest of Honour: Dr. Neil Parsan, Trinidad and Tobago Ambassador to the USA.
Thursday, June 20, 2013 from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Free event.
Reception at 5:30 PM
Avery Research Center, 125 Bull Street, Charleston, SC 29401.
Dinner & Dance Fundraiser in support of the Carifest Children’s Steel Band Project
Date: Friday, June 21, 2013
- 7:00 PM – 12 Midnight.
Location: Marriott Hotel, Lockwood
Carnival Street Parade
- Date: Saturday, June 22, 2013 3:00 PM
- Location: Brittle Bank Park, 181 Lockwood Blvd., Charleston, SC 29403 (across from Charleston Police Station)
- Details: 2:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Cultural Festival in the Park- Steel Bands, Reggae/Soca Music, Caribbean Dancers, Indian Dancers, Caribbean Food, Drink, Crafts.
Children’s tent area.
Parade Route: Visitor’s Center on Ann Street to King Street to Sumter Street to Congress to Hagood to Fishburne into Brittle Bank Park.
View the splendor of the Caribbean with colourful Revelers in beautiful costumes dancing to the beat of Reggae and Soca music through the streets on their way to Brittle Bank Park. “Playing Mas” Caribbean style.
Carnival FinaleCaribbean Carnival Celebration in the Park