2015 Caribbean Carnival Kick Off

TORONTO, ONT – The Official Launch of the Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival Kicked Off at David Pecault Square in downtown Toronto on Tuesday July 7th.

Now in it’s 48th year, the 2015 Kick Off had all the flavours of the islands, from a Steel Band playing the Canadian National Anthem (Soca Style), the smell of amazing island foods and of course the costumes from the various Mas Bands who will be playing Mas and Jumpin’ Up along Lakeshore Blvd.

Mayor John Tory was in attendance and spoke about his favourite parts of Caribana oops Caribbean Carnival (well everyone calls it Caribana) and newly appointed Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders making his first official Toronto Caribbean Carnival appearance as Police Chief.

The Parade is on August 1st and will attract just under 1 million spectators along the route.

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