West Indian American Day Carnival will be taking place
from Friday, August 30, 2019, to Sunday, September 1, 2019, at various times at
West Indian American Day Carnival Association (WIADCA) kicks off the 51st Annual New York Caribbean Carnival Week (NYCCW) in honour of our late President, William Howard, with Reggae – Afrobeats – Soca Unda Di Stars, powered by Red Stripeâ and hosted by WBLS Radio. On Friday, August 30, 2019, celebrates the annual Summer Jam: Stay In School Concert & Youth Fest and in the evening at 8:00 pm the popular Brass Fest concert features Soca Ambassadors Destra Garcia & Bakanal Band (Trinidad) and many more. On Saturday, August 31, 2019, bring the kids out to “jump up” in Junior Carnival then cool down to the sweet sounds of steel pan music. On Sunday, September 1, 2019, the Dimanche Gras finale includes Calypso Ambassadors, Lord Nelson, King David Rudder, Cultural Ambassador Denise Belfon, Ras Iley and more along with the King, Queen and Individuals of the Bands costume presentations! This outdoor jam session is complete with Afro-Caribbean Roots, Rhythm, Soca and Reggae! Full of vibes with a unique line-up featuring awe-inspiring entertainment. FREE TO ALL.