Derby Caribbean Carnival 2017

Derby Caribbean Carnival 2017

Sun 16 Jul 2017

Location: Osmaston Park

About the event

Returning for its 42nd year Derby West Indian Community Association (DWICA) is proud to announce Derby Caribbean Carnival 2017.

Come and experience Derby Caribbean Carnival and enjoy the music, the street procession, Caribbean carnival's world-famous catering dishes e.g. jerk chicken, festivals, a selection of mouth-watering patties, rum punch and rum cake, natural healthy juices, sugar cane, and the list goes on.

The new starting point will be at the Market Place in the city centre with the procession leaving the Market Place at 1pm.

Any supporters who wish to experience the set-up and preparations for the procession will have a first-hand opportunity to see and take photographs from the starting point of the Market Place before the procession sets off at 1pm.

There will be in excess of 450 troupes representing Caribbean carnivals nationwide, with an international headline act Derby Caribbean Carnival is one of the most popular carnivals in the Midlands and, arguably, in England. 

To develop Derby Caribbean Carnival 2017 the organisers will be working in partnership with Derby Live, the University of Derby, and community & voluntary, Public and Private sector organisations.

Derby Caribbean Carnival website