Caribbean Carnival Day with the Blue Jays!

We got a chance to take in Caribbean Carnival Day with the bluejays and all the fantastic things the Jays had for the fans! It was a great day with the spirit of Toronto Caribbean Carnival (Mas, Pan & Calypso) all throughout the Rogers Centre.

About Toronto Blue Jays

The Toronto Blue Jays are a Canadian professional baseball team based in Toronto. The Blue Jays compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as an American League (AL) East division member club. Since 1989, the team has played its home games primarily at Rogers Centre in downtown Toronto. They are two-time World Series Champions and have won the American League Pennant twice and the American League East Division titles six times.

About Toronto Caribbean Carnival

The Toronto Caribbean Carnival, formerly known as Caribana, is a festival of Caribbean culture and traditions held each summer in the city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is a pan-Caribbean Carnival event and has been billed as North America’s largest street festival, frequented by over 1.3 million visitors yearly for the festival’s final parade and an overall attendance of 2 million. Beginning in July, the multi-week festivities lead up to the parade, which occurs over the Simcoe Day long weekend, which happens on the first weekend in August. The festival also coincides with August 1, which is also known as Emancipation Day for U.S. and Caribbean people, starting in 1800. The main stakeholders of the events are the Toronto Mas’ Bands Association, the Organization of Calypso Performing Artists, and the Ontario Steelpan Association.

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