03/17/2023 12:00 am - 03/19/2023 11:45 pm Phoenix, AZ


Our 2nd Annual Destination Arizona Carnival and Destination Arizona CaribFest is held at Steele Indian School Park and Heritage Square.
Our March Month Caribbean Carnival in Arizona also known as “March Carnival Bacchanal”, is the pulse of Caribbean music, folklore, culture, and history.
Destination Arizona Carnival will be held on Saturday, March 18, 2023, at Steele Indian School Park.

Destination Arizona CaribFest will be held on Sunday, March 19, 2023, at Heritage Square.

Sunday, March 18th, starting at 8:00 AM, Caribbean Carnival starts off our J’ouvert in Arizona at Steele Indian School Park and transforming later on into Pretty Mas, from colorful costumes adorned by masqueraders, and exuberant celebrations dancing to pulsating Caribbean rhythms.

The official Parade Map for the second year of the Destination Arizona Carnival (DAC) is at the Circle Of Life. Our vendors, from food to small businesses, arts and crafts, and entertainment await you.
In our second year, the event has created an enthusiastic discovery of Caribbean Culture past and present through Art, Poetry, Music, Dance, Costume, Traditional Folklore, Food, Drinks, and much more!
To have our Caribbean Heritage, one voice, one people, celebrating Destination Arizona Carnival and Destination Arizona CaribFest is to promote Caribbean Culture as both entertainment and education whilst sharing our traditional customs.

Destination Arizona Carnival and Destination Arizona CaribFest is the most authentic Caribbean experience in Arizona.

The Annual Destination Arizona Carnival and  Destination Arizona CaribFest feature a variety of performances with educational pieces that are enjoyable for your family.
With a variety of cultural groups, including our steel pan group, performers, Indian Dancers, the Fushicho Daiko Dojo group, and DJs.
As our guest of the events, you have the opportunity to not only watch and listen to live music, but also to be engaged in and participate in various Caribbean dance performances, play steel pan, and learn about the history of the Caribbean.

Our events welcome everyone from kids to parents wanting to have an enjoyable day with family and friends coming from all walks of life, coming together, and celebrating Caribbean Culture in Arizona!
Destination Arizona Carnival is not just an event, it is an opportunity to discover Caribbean Culture, heritage, and passion of being Caribbean!
Whether you come to dance, enjoy the evening, or hang out with friends and celebrate, everyone is guaranteed an incredible experience of music, dance, art, and fun.


Indian Steele School Park

300 E. Indian School Road

Phoenix, AZ 85012

Steele Indian School Park is the premiere special event park in central Phoenix. It boasts 72 acres of green grass, mature shade trees and a historic setting.

The north side of the park features a playground, two half-court basketball courts and two sand volleyball courts.

Ramadas provide shade for picnics and parties.

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Destination Arizona Carnival March 17 -19, 2023$85.00

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