Aug
23
to Aug 24

WIADCA's Catch Di Vibes Bus Tour

The West Indian American Day Carnival Association present CATCH DI VIBE CARNIVAL CULTURAL BUS TOUR in celebration of their 52nd Anniversary.  It features an exclusive behind the scenes tour of the Caribbean Culture at its best.  Visit the Mas Camps, the Pan Yards and the Calypso Tents.

Bus departs WIADCA’s Office (325 Rogers Avenue between Montgomery and Sullivan) at 8:00 PM SHARP.

Ticket includes: PRE TOUR BUFFET (from 7:00 PM) and COMPLIMENTARY DRINKS and GIFT BAGS

For more information contact WIADCA’s Office at 718-467-1797 or get tickets here!

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Aug
28
6:00 PM18:00

Rant and Rave

“Rant and Rave” Summer Chat Series

DysChick and SocaSaySo present “Rant and Rave,” a chat series designed to encourage collaboration amongst those in Brooklyn’s Caribbean community.

Join us for our final event! 

The event will start with a cocktail hour followed by a panel discussion that will feature different topics. After we rant, we will turn up the tunes and rave!

AUGUST 28th

Topic: The State of Brooklyn’s Caribbean Nightlife

Where have all the venues  gone? Can promoters, venue owners, law enforcement, and patrons come together to understand this problem and figure out a solution before Brooklyn’s Caribbean nightlife becomes a thing of the past?

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Aug
31
4:00 PM16:00

Soca Brainwash - NYC

Soca Brainwash NYC returns for its 4th installment at the Brooklyn Mirage. This year the theme - "Allyuh Winter Comin"

Soca Brainwash NYC returns for its 4th installment at the Brooklyn Mirage.

This year the theme - "Allyuh Winter Comin" A World of Soca and Riddim is a derivative and fun twist to the fantasy world of the very popular tv series Game of Thrones "A Song of Fire and Ice"

The event will now feature 3 very electrifying stage experiences.

STAGE 1:

Soca Fell - The energetic soca main stage experience. Welcome to the world of the dragons

STAGE 2

Kings Wining - The island stage where some of the regions most talented djs will be representing their islands, "houses of soca" vying for iron throne supremacy

STAGE 3

High Garden - An afrobeat, zouk, kompa and dancehall experience as we embrace our Caribbean Kingdom's neighbours.

DRESS CODE: Represent your house of soca!

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Aug
16
to Aug 18

Jamzone in Guyana

The 19th annual Jamzone “Summer Break” is expected to take place from August 16th to August 18th, with three major events set for the weekend.

On the night of August 16th, the soca event, branded as the ‘Soca Night Water Colors Beach J’ouvert,’ which is expected to be held at the Kitty seawall, will kick start the weekend. The soca night will feature artistes like Mandella Linkz, known for his song ‘Tombstone’, as well as Christo, whose song ‘Red Gyal’ has been taking over the airwaves. Local artistes Jumo and Brandon Harding will support.

International dancehall artiste, Popcaan, meanwhile, is the confirmed headliner for the Dancehall Night concert, slated for August 17th. Dancehall sensations Gage and Munga are expected to perform as well.

The final event for the Jamzone weekend will be the Beach Jam, which will see the culmination of Hits & Jams’ “3 in 1 Summa” promotion. The Beach Jam will be hosted at the HJ Waterworld. The promotion allows patrons to purchase a Jamzone season pass, which can be used to access all three events over the weekend, and which comes with three entries for a promotion in which one person will be able to win a new car.

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Jul
24
6:00 PM18:00

Rant and Rave

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Jun
19
6:00 PM18:00

Rant and Rave

Click here to get tickets to the next Rant and Rave.

Missed the last “Rant and Rave” event? Don’t miss the next one. We are talking about supporting Brooklyn’s Caribbean Businesses.

Panelists: Barbadian-American attorney and owner of Sterling Real Estate Group, LLC Terry Hinds, Lesley "Ontrack" Cadogan who owns Bklyn Prime and Palooza Kitchen, and sisters Jo-Laine Duke-Collins and Deidre Duke of Jolie Studios.

Stick around for our dancehall and soca after party powered by DJ Kevin Crown and DJ Mr. Vybz. Get your tickets today!

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Jun
16
to Jun 22

Eat Caribbean - Caribbean Restaurant Week

In celebration of Caribbean Heritage Month and WIADCA’s 52nd Anniversary – Catch the Vibe!

This National Caribbean Heritage Month come celebrate with the West Indian American Day Carnival Association (WIADCA) as we present, #EATCARIBBEANNYC 2019 (June 16-22), one of many signature events, in celebration of our 52nd year of service - All foodies are welcome!   #EATCARIBBEANNYC 2019, features a full week of tasty Caribbean inspired culinary options for New Yorkers and tourists to enjoy at reasonably priced prix fixe menus/specials from participating restaurants.  

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Jun
2
12:00 PM12:00

Flatbush Ave Street Fair

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We are pleased to announce the WIADCA Corner of Caribbean Arts at this year's Flatbush Ave Street Fair!
Sun. June 2, 2019 from 12noon to 6pm

The WIADCA Corner will be on Flatbush Ave. near Caton Ave. (the fair will run from Parkside Ave. to Cortelyou Rd.) Celebrate the costumes and art of the Caribbean! Bring your children to our interactive crafting activity and find out how to be a part of this year's West Indian American Day Parade!

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Jun
2
12:00 PM12:00

Guyana Independence Parade in Brooklyn

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The Guyana Independence Celebration Committee (New York) has announced its theme is “Fan the Flame of Guyanese Patriotism.” This is the largest Independence commemoration outside of Guyana and the second largest West Indian celebration in New York City, after the Labor Day parade.  

The parade assembles at Utica and Church Avenues at 11:00 a.m and will proceed east on Church Avenue and south on Ralph Ave to end at Preston Court.

Flag Raising Ceremony and Unity Concert

Date & Time: June 2nd at 2:00 p.m

Location: 8024 Preston Court and Ralph Ave, Brooklyn NY

Performances by: Patrice Roberts, celebrated Guyanese artiste Onyolla Phillips aka “Stitchie The One Man Band,” Guyana’s Chutny monarch Steven Ramphall, Guyana’s Calypso Monarch Kenroy Fraser – Mighty Believer, Carib Soca Monarch Brandon Harding, Soca Artistes Nessa Preppy and Freezy and Guyanese-American Hip Hop artiste Lia Givenchy, among others.  

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May
22
6:00 PM18:00

Rant and Rave

DysChick & SocaSaySo are excited to bring you a monthly Summer chat series and after party!

We are kicking off with a controversial discussion about the state of Caribbean culture in Brooklyn and what steps we need to take to preserve it. We have panelists from the West Indian Day Carnival Association joining us to answer your pressing questions!

Enjoy a complimentary cocktail hour with music provided by DJ Bklyn Psycho, a panel discussion with Brooklyn’s Carnival organization, and after we rant - we RAVE! End the night with a lively soca party powered by DJ Jel, “The Soca Boss.”

See you there!

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Mar
23
to Mar 24

Shorblu presents PCD

Post-Carnival Depression, while not yet a medically diagnosed condition, is a severe case of nostalgia for carnival that can affect the lives of many feters.   Shorblu Events et al offer the cure.

Save The Date
Sat March 23rd Is Got P.C.D. 2019

Powered By ShorBlu Events, Back2Basics Ent, Live By The Henny & King Leo

More Info Coming Soon!!!

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Jan
1
8:00 AM08:00

Sparkle Breakfast Ball

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SPARKLE 2019 Presents The Queendom! Three Magnificently Talented Caribbean Queens To Headline The Premier New Year's Day Breakfast Ball!

The Soca Princess Nailah Blackman Is Featured!

The Gorgeous, Uber Talented Patrice Roberts Is Featured!

The Queen Of Dancehall Herself, The Magnificent Queen Spice Is Featured!

Sparkle 2019 Will Be Hosted At A Beautifully Modern Venue, In The Heart Of A Very Trendy Brooklyn Neighborhood. With Lovely Views Of The Manhattan Skyline, Viewable From A Bank Of Floor To Ceiling Windows. Sunglasses Are A Must!

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Dec
31
to Jan 1

Innova - Food Inclusive New Year's Eve Party

From the taste makers that brought you Vice After Work Thursdays, Krave The Band, Tantalize Fridays, Revive Brunch, BluVino and countless other unique events. Sunday, December 31st we introduce INNOVA – A New Years Eve experience created especially for those looking to start their year with an event that transcends the norm. Guaranteed memories, sophisticated vibes, join us as we celebrate life!

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