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Bacchanal Jamaica 2018 Carnival Costume

Carnival Bands

pick a band and play mas

The best way to play mas is to pick a band! Jamaica has four carnival bands each offering their own unique carnival experience. Choose from beautiful hand crafted costumes, premium events and members only exclusives from Bacchanal Jamaica, Ocho Rios Carnival, Xaymaca International and Xodus Carnival.  No matter your choice, you're sure to have a grand time at carnival in Jamaica!

Bacchanal Jamaica

Bacchanal Jamaica will be staging its annual carnival celebrations at Mas camp, Stadium North in Kingston. The event is indeed a unique expression of our island spirit and showcases to the world a carnival unique to Jamaica. Over 8 weeks the event will offer twenty one high-energy, fun-filled events. The series kicks off on February 16 and culminates with the memorable Road Parade on April 8. Some of the other highlights of this event series are as follows: Beach Jouvert (March 31), Breakfast Fete (March 17), Bacchanal Jouvert & Road March (April 6) and Bacchanal Road Parade (April 8th).

Bacchanal Jamaica

Ocho Rios Carnival

Ocho Rios Carnival is the only full-blown carnival experience outside of Kingston. This includes leadup fetes, socasise and a road parade. The band currently includes 5 sections (Maroons, Tainos, Soca Junkies, Red Ants, and Arawaks). Come and see how the North Coast does Carnival. Experience Ocho Rios and all the beaches, falls and party!!!

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Xaymaca International

What is Xaymaca?

Zay-My-Kah/ Noun In 2017

“Xaymaca” was introduced to the world, bringing a totally new experience for carnival in Jamaica. In 2018, we’re doing it again. We’re doing it bigger. We’re doing it better. We’re doing it LUXE.

Xaymaca International

Xodus Carnival 

Jamaica… #Carnival2018 is here!

A fusion of music, pure energy and unimaginable experiences!

#XODUS – Movement of the People

Stay tuned!

Xodus Carnival