The first Toronto Caribbean Carnival band launch for 2019 will be held on Friday night when Tribal Carnival takes to the stage at North York’s Grande Luxe Ballroom on Bayview Avenue.
The mas`presentation, billed as the Caribbean Carnival Runway Show, is scheduled to start at 11.30 pm.
This year`s costumes are based on the theme of `Magic.
“We will have 80 models on stage with eleven sections,” said Celena Seusahai, the Queen of last year’s parade.
Mas` bands competing in this year’s Grand Parade hold late night fetes to introduce the costumes which their players will be wearing.