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Cambridge Carnival International


Cambridge Carnival International is a colorful city-wide festive celebration that is rooted in African traditions. The festival, which will celebrate it’s 30th year on September 8, 2024, is considered a Cambridge Institution attracting over 150,000 spectators. The highlight of the festival is a grand costume parade accompanied by rich rhythmic musicality promoting all types of cultures accompanied by a KidsFest, live music stages, and ethnic foods and multicultural crafts. Participants can be seen as revelers masquerading through the streets of Cambridge in dazzling handmade costumes dancing to the beat of Carnival–Cambridge style.