Cariwest Caribbean Arts Festival
Cariwest, Edmonton's annual celebration of Caribbean arts, music and culture, takes over Capital Plaza on August 9-11. Head down to check out the Friday Night Extravaganza or take in the Great Parade on Saturday as "Mas" Bands make their way though the heart of downtown Edmonton displaying their elaborate costumes. Get a taste of Caribbean favourites like Jerk chicken, Roti, Patties and much more. Afterwards, enjoy some authentic rum from the Rum Gardens at the Caribbean Village.