Windy City Carnival
August 18 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm CDT
This one of a kind celebration features mas bands, spectacular costumes, impassioned masqueraders, and throngs of clamoring spectators. Wondrous rhythms of island music pervade the area. Midway Plaisance is also busy with vendors selling food, beautiful crafts and much more. The main attraction of this dawn til dusk festival is the Parade of Bands Competition, which usually kicks off around 1:00 PM. Carnival goers line the streets to cheer on the mas bands as they compete to claim the title of 2018 Windy City Carnival Midwest Band of the Year. This is the highest and most coveted honor that can be earned at Windy City Carnival. This amazing event brings together all nations of the West Indies and Caribbean. Carnival also engages natives of every continent and captivates individuals from any walk of life. Its beauty and ability to provide a break from reality sets the stage for an unforgettably extraordinary day of revelry!