Miami Broward Carnival’s Ingredients Play Key Role in South Florida Caribbean Cultural Heritage
MIAMI – The 2013 Miami Broward Carnival season officially opens with a launch event on Saturday, July 20, 2013 at Hialeah Park (2200 E 4th Ave, Hialeah, FL 33013) from 8pm-4am. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the gate.
A sneak peak at this year’s brilliantly crafted costumes, exuding color and pageantry, is the focal point of the launch. Over 20 masquerade bands will participate in this year’s Miami Broward Carnival on Sunday, October 13, 2013 at Sun Life Stadium will showcase the elaborate and vibrant costumes they will wear.
The launch will be hosted by Giselle The Wassi One. Music powered by: Sound Revolution, DJ Barry Hype, Mix Master Roderick, DJ Cleve, Maestro, Gary Enforcement, Eternal Vibes, House Arrest and DJ Dynasty.
Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.miamibrowardcarnival.com/ and various Caribbean outlets in Miami and Broward.
The backdrop of South Florida’s warm weather, beaches and laid back vibe is what entices tens of thousands visitors to flock to South Florida annually during the Miami Broward Carnival season in October. The Miami Broward Carnival continues to have a significant economic impact in the area of tourism for South Florida. This year the Miami Broward One Carnival celebration of island culture continues with its impressive line up of events for the entire family to enjoy.
2013 Miami Broward Carnival Signature Events
• October 6, 2013-Junior Carnival-Over 10 participating bands in the parade. Family friendly event. Children’s activities include face painting and bounce house. Location: Central Broward Regional Park-300 NW 11th Place, Lauderhill, Fl, 33311. Time: 12noon-8pm.
• October 11-Kings and Queens @Carnival Village-Each masquerade band that participates is led by a King and Queen, who wear extremely large costumes, often requiring extensions and wheels to assist the masquerader to carry it. Location:Central Broward Regional-300 NW 11th Place, Lauderhill, Fl 33311. Time:7pm
• October 12, 2013-J’Ouvert (15 bands participating)-Central Broward Regional-3700 NW 11th Place, Lauderhill Fl, 33311. Time: 7am
• Panorama @Carnival Village-Central Broward Regional-3700 NW 11th Place, Lauderhill, Fl 33311. Date: TBD
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