August 12th - 13th 2023
Merrit Park, Welland, Ontario
. . . infusing Culture and Community through Music, Dance, Food and FashionRESERVE YOUR SPOT
The WELLAND AFRO-CARIBBEAN FESTIVAL is a community celebration that aims to showcase the beauty and diversity of African and Caribbean culture in the Niagara Region.
Beenie GunterDancehall Reggae, Uganda
HezronReggae Artiste, Jamaica
MC Bonde VOA(@MCBonde1) - Canada
(Kids' Zone)03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
The festival is an explosion of vibrant colors, music, food, and art that embody the rich and diverse cultures of Africa and the Caribbean. Get ready to be swept away by the infectious rhythms, exotic flavors, and captivating art that represent the very best of these regions.
The festival boasts an incredible lineup of live performances by some of the most talented artists, musicians, and dancers from Africa and the Caribbean. Be prepared to be dazzled by high-energy music, mesmerizing dance routines, and unforgettable performances that will leave you wanting more.
The festival offers an unparalleled culinary experience that will take your taste buds on a journey through Africa and the Caribbean. Savor the spicy, sweet, and savory flavors of dishes such as jerk chicken, plantains, curry goat, and so much more. You won't be able to resist going back for seconds (or thirds)!
The festival is the perfect destination for family-friendly fun, with a variety of engaging activities for people of all ages. Kids can enjoy cultural workshops and other fun activities, while adults can indulge in dance lessons, music workshops, and more. This is an event that the whole family can enjoy together.
Don't miss out on the excitement and energy of the Welland African and Caribbean Festival. Get ready to experience the very best of Africa and the Caribbean right in your own backyard!
The festival is held annually in the summer in Welland, Ontario, Canada. This year, the festival will take place on August 12th and 13th. Check the festival's website for the latest updates.
There is no admission fee for this event.
The festival features a variety of delicious African and Caribbean dishes, including jerk chicken, plantains, curry goat, jollof rice, and more. Vegetarian and vegan options are also available
Yes, alcohol will be served at the Welland Afro-Caribbean Festival! We will have a variety of alcoholic beverages available for purchase, so you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the festivities. But please remember to drink responsibly and make sure you have a designated driver
The festival offers a range of activities, including live music and dance performances, cultural workshops, kids' activities, art exhibits, and more. There's something for everyone to enjoy!
The festival offers a unique opportunity to experience the rich and diverse cultures of Africa and the Caribbean. You can expect to see colorful costumes, hear infectious rhythms, taste exotic flavors, and learn about the history and traditions of these regions..
Yes! The festival is a family-friendly event, with plenty of activities for people of all ages.
Yes! The festival relies on volunteers to help make it a success. Check the festival's website for more information on how to volunteer.
Yes, parking is available at or near the festival location. Check the festival's website for information on parking options.
Be sure to bring sunscreen, a hat, comfortable shoes, and cash or credit cards for food and merchandise purchases. You may also want to bring a reusable water bottle, as there are usually water stations available at the festival..
Event is supported by easily recognisable companies and products which we use everyday.
Time: 12:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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