Thousands of Carnival Revelers and Masqueraders Set To Transform Miami Gardens into a Potent Mixture of Caribbean Culture
The Miami Broward One Carnival Host Committee (MBOCHC) is pleased to announce one of South Florida’s signature events, Miami Carnival in the Gardens will be held on Sunday, October 9, 2011, in Miami Gardens, FL. This year’s parade will move this colorful and rhythmic Caribbean party along the streets of Miami Gardens to the festival area at Sun Life Stadium. Miami Carnival has been an important ingredient within the culture and fabric of the South Florida community. It has been enthusiastically celebrated for the past 26 years on Columbus Day weekend.
“Home to a vast Caribbean population, Miami Gardens is proud to be the home of the Miami Carnival is the Gardens for the second consecutive year. The history of Carnival began is the City of Miami Gardens and we are happy to have it come home. The event is truly the best celebration and representation of Caribbean culture and pride. We look forward to the people from around the world, who will be visiting the City, to participate in this extravagant and exciting affair. The residents and the businesses are equally as enthusiastic and look forward to welcoming and hosting visitors to our City”, says Shirley Gibson, Mayor of the City of Miami Gardens.
“Miami Carnival in the Gardens” is a unique opportunity for sponsors to reach a global audience of Caribbean Americans who travel annually to South Florida to participate in this one-of-a-kind experience. There are Carnivals in various cities throughout the year, but Miami Carnival is unique as evidenced by the sold-out airlines, hotels, rental cars and other business establishments throughout the tri-county area in previous years. With our Caribbean creativity and hospitality in full view, we anticipate that in 2011, we will be breaking records and welcoming even more visitors to the City of Miami Gardens than we have in the past” states Ruthven Williams, Executive Director of MBOCHC.
Early bird tickets are $15 (Purchase by August 31) at ticketleap.com. The tickets are $20 on line after August 31.Tickets at the gate are $25. For information about vending and sponsorship, please call 305.653.1877. Visit miamibrowardcarnival.com ,www.facebook/carnivalmiami and twitter/#1/carnivalmiami.com.