Scarborough Afro Carib Fest 2017 - Press Release
Dated: May 10, 2017 | Views: 1044 |


“Celebrating our Diversity” at the Scarborough Afro-Carib Fest this summer!

It’s BACK!! It’s BIGGER!! It’s BETTER!! The 6th annual Scarborough Afro-Carib Fest, taking place on August 26-27, 2017 inside Albert Campbell Square at the Scarborough Civic Centre, brings you live musical performances, exciting entertainment from local and international artists, mouth-watering ethnic cuisine, dance competitions, vendor exhibitions and marketplace, cultural fashion show, drum and dance workshops, kid’s zone and much more!

The event is FREE and welcomes over 25,000 people from across Canada and internationally. "Celebrating our Diversity" is the theme for this annual event that invites people of all ages and backgrounds to experience the richness of the city’s diverse communities

Presented by  Heritage Skills Development Centre (HSDC) with support from the Government of Ontario, the event fosters civic pride and demonstrates the richness of the Afro-Caribbean cultures and other ethnic groups that make up the fabric of Canada.

Uniquely Canadian, the Scarborough Afro-Carib Fest merges two rich cultures; African and Caribbean, in an effort to build community, bridge social, cultural and economic gaps through sharing music, dance, cuisine, arts and culture.

To learn more about the festival, please visit

For Sponsorship, Partnership Opportunities, please contact: Phone: 416 345 1613

Vendor Opportunities:

About Heritage Skills Development Centre (HSDC):
HSDC is a grassroots non-profit organization established in 1993 to promote the health, social, cultural, and economic self-sufficiency of new immigrants, low-income, at-risk and marginalized groups in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). For information about HSDC, please visit: