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Atlanta DeKalb Caribbean Carnival

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Location Lithonia
Dates May 25, 2019 - May 25, 2019
Description: On Saturday, May 25, 2019, the Atlanta Carnival Bandleaders Council, Inc. (ACBC) will celebrate 31 years of Caribbean Carnival in the Atlanta area. We invite you to join us to witness one of the largest and fastest growing annual Caribbean cultural events in the United States. The Atlanta/DeKalb Carnival is an exciting cultural explosion of Caribbean music and cuisine, as well as visual and performing arts. It has become a major international event and the largest cultural festival of its kind in Georgia.

Caribbean Carnival is an international cultural phenomenon, beginning with the parade ushered by beautiful costumes and infectious and spirited music. The parade kicks off at 12pm - It starts in the City of Stonecrest on Mall Parkway and moves along the Stonecrest Mall area; ending in the Carnival Village at Atlanta Sports City (formerly Kohl's Department Store). While in the village, patrons will be entertained by top international talents, explosive rhythms and melodies of Calypso, Soca, Reggae and Steel Pan music. There are also vendors selling everything from crafts to your favorite Caribbean foods and beverages.

Viewing the parade is totally free of charge, however to enter the Carnival Village to experience all that is carnival will cost $15 for Early Bird and $20 for General Admission. Tickets are being sold via ********.*** [under the filter Looking For, type in Carnival, and it will be the 3rd item listed]. The musical groups will hit the stage at 1:30pm and continues thru 10pm so get ready to be totally entertained. Mall Parking may be limited, and it is recommended that you take MARTA to Stonecrest Mall via the Indian Creek rail station, transferring to bus route #116-Redan Road.

Please visit the ACBC website to get more information: www.********.***

Submitted by: Chantal Marley Husbands
Contact: Jovin Ventures, Public Relations
Email: atlantacarnivalbandleaders@********.***
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Show hoursSat 12-10
Public Admission PriceAdmission into village is $20
Year #6
EntertainmentAn eclectic array of vibrant costumes on display from over 25 different masquerade bands. Cultural music throughout the parade route and village. Special guest performances from different musical artists.
ActivitiesNo Activities
Maps and Directions (from Google Maps)
Take Georgia interstate 20 (I-20) to exit 75 for GA-12 Turner Hill Rd. Keep right onto Turner Hill Rd and turn right onto Stonecrest Parkway. Follow Stonecrest Parkway down to Mall Parkway. Parade starts at intersection of Stonecrest Parkway and Mall Parkway.
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