Carnival in Jamaica

  • Location: National Stadium
  • Dates: January 24, 2020 - April 22, 2020
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
  • Address: Independence Park , Kingston 5, Kingston


Carnival in Jamaica kicks off in January and ends in April. The elaborate and themed costumes make a colourful kaleidoscope along the city streets with hypnotic rhythms attracting locals and visitors alike.  

Some of the highlights of the season include: 

Bacchanal Fridays
Beach Jouvert
Reveller’s Fete
Bacchanal Jouvert
Road March

In 2020 Jamaica’s Carnival season will continue with signature bands including Bacchanal Jamaica, Jamaica Carnival, Xaymaca International, Xodus and the Ocho Rios Carnival.  The season is indeed a unique expression of our island spirit and showcases to the world a carnival unique to Jamaica