Jamaicans Living In Toronto

Jamaican And West Indian Events Calendar

February

  • Black History Month

March

  • Canadian Reggae Music Awards

April

  • Reel World Film Festival (featured Super Bob produced by Jamaican-born Devon Haughton and starring some of the most talented Jamaican actors living in Toronto)
  • Harry Jerome Awards
  • Angus Glen Caribbean Golf Tournament

June

  • Metro International Caravan (usually has a Jamaican pavilion)

July

  • Caribbean Day Festival (Main Street, Markham)
  • Jamaica Day Celebration
  • Canadian Urban Music Awards

August

  • Caribana
  • Jamaican Independence Celebrations at City Hall
  • Harriet Tubman Track Meet

September

  • Toronto International Film Festival(Jamaican movies such as Shottas and Dance Hall Queen have been featured)
  • The REEL BLACK AWARDS , Sponsored by the Black Film and Video Network

November

  • Simulcast of Red Stripe Superstake to Woodbine International Racecourse from Caymanas Park in Jamaica at Toronto’s Woodbine racetrack. An opportunity to also enjoy Jamaican food and music.

December

  • Jamaican Canadian Association, Traditional Jamaican Christmas

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