Miami Broward One Carnival (MBOC) celebrations begin every year the week before Columbus Day in October. It kicks off with the MBOC Junior Carnival on the Sunday before Carnival Sunday, followed by the Kings, Queens and Individuals Show and Competition and the Steelband Panorama competition on Friday of Columbus Day weekend. The official MBOC J’Ouvert is held on Saturday morning of Columbus Day weekend and the carnival celebrations peak with the parade and concert on Carnival Sunday, the day before the 2nd Monday of October.
2017 Carnival Edition will start on SMDCAC with a free warm-up fête on Sep 29th, the Junior Festival will happen at Central Broward Regional Park on Sep 30th, followed by Fantastic Friday Oct 6th, J’Ouvert Oct 7th and Big Celebration with Parade and Concert on October 8th. The Carnival will include a Celebrity Grand Marshal and a Wet Party as a final lap for the event happening at America’s Backyard on Oct 9th.