The largest Latin festival in the Pacific Northwest, Carnaval del Sol is Vancouver’s grandest Latin fiesta, as can be seen in the following video.
Note: In 2022 the festival runs from July 8th to 10th. For details see the carnavaldelsol.ca website.
Video of Carnaval del Sol
Carnaval del Sol is a free festival, usually on the second weekend in July. The event includes live music, art displays, a beer garden, kids’ activities and more. In 2022 it takes place on the weekend of July 8th to 10th.
Carnaval del Sol Video
The above video shows what you can expect at Carnaval del Sol. Photos in the video are from the festival in 2015. The background music is a song by Clemente Hechavarria performed by El Grupo Cubano ¨Brisas del Palmar¨ whose members are featured several times in the video.
For more details on the event see Carnaval del Sol. Mark your calendars and check it out!
For more information about El Grupo Cubano, see the Brisas del Palmar website. They are a phenomenal group from Cuba that makes its home in Vancouver most summers.
See Carnaval del Sol for more details on the event.
For information on other festivals at different times of the year, check out Vancouver Festivals and Events.
And for more videos about major events in the Lower Mainland, check out Vancouver Festival Videos.