Leicester Caribbean Carnival

Girl dressed in costume at Caribbean Carnival

Leicester Caribbean Carnival
Saturday 6 August 2016
Victoria Park and city centre

Leicester Caribbean Carnival is a hugely popular multicultural event, celebrating the diverse cultures in Leicester while keeping the cultural traditions of the Caribbean alive. It is one of the largest multicultural events in the East Midlands with an estimated 80,000 people on the parade route and 20,000 on the park.  The event embraces all art forms from Leicester’s diverse community while at the same time ensuring that the true meaning of the Caribbean Carnival remains intact.


Caribbean Carnival tickets are now on sale from the De Montfort Hall website until 2pm on Friday 5 August.

Please note: De Montfort Hall can post out tickets until Friday 29 July. After Friday 29 July, pre-purchased tickets will be for collection only. Non-collected tickets by 2pm on Friday 5 August can then be collected on Saturday 6 August at the collection point at the main gate on London road.

Tickets are also available to purchase in advance at Stabanas on Charles Street up until Friday 5 August. Tickets purchased before Saturday 6 August, are priced at £2 for Adults and £1 children 5-12 years of age.

On the day of the event ticket booths will be open at all four entrances at Victoria Park from 9am. 

Advance prices are:

Age 13-59 at £2
Age 5-12 at £1
Under 5 and 60+ free

On the day prices are:
Age 13-59 at £3
Age 5-12 at £1
Under 5 and 60+ free

Need further information?

Download the Leicester Carribean Carnival guidances notes for more event, ticket, access and travel information. Also available to download are the carnival route plan and the Victoria Park layout for the event.

Pop in or call us at Visit Leicester to find out how we can help you enjoy Leicester Caribbean Carnival even more, see About the Visit Leicester Centre

For the latest updates follow the carnival on facebook /LeicesterCaribbeanCarnival and on twitter @Leics_Carnival

For further information about bus service alterations, please visit www.choosehowyoumove.co.uk    

For further details:
W: leicestercarnival.com
Tel: 0116 273 6649
Email: info@leicestercarnival.com