We are in the middle of the Toronto Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival and the costumes and women of the festival are amazing. The Grand Parade is upcoming on August 1st in Exhibition Place and Lake Shore Boulevard from 9:30 am to 9:00 pm. Get ready for the "biggest Carnival party in North America." In tribute to the parade check out some of the pretty ladies in the costumes of Carnival.
"The Grand Parade continues to attract local, regional, national, and international attention by visitors and media as it is the highlight of the three-week Festival. This event continues to draw millions from all over the world to see the live performing street art year after year and on live streaming. After months of preparation, masqueraders in colourful and striking costumes wind their way from the assembly area at Exhibition Place along Lake Shore Boulevard. Admission applies to Exhibition Place where patrons have the opportunity to enjoy the parade of the Mas Bands. Masquerade bands end up in Exhibition Place where masqueraders can party until 8:00 pm. Guest bands, cultural bands and steel bands also participate in the parade. Guest bands start from the staging area within Exhibition Place and wind their way along Lakeshore Boulevard to disperse west of the Boulevard Club. Steel bands stage on Lakeshore Boulevard south of the All Stream Centre and also proceed along Lakeshore Boulevard to the Boulevard Club."