Carnaval de Barranquilla

Most people have only heard of Carnaval in Brazil, but Colombia also has its own Carnaval in the coastal city of Barranquilla! One of the most important folkloric celebrations in all of Colombia, it was also named a UNESCO Cultural Patrimony of Humanity. A grand way to celebrate the region and all its history, it is a 4 day festival where the entire city shuts down for the festivities.

Carnaval showcases the mixing of different religions, traditions,cultures and ethnic beliefs into one major party that has evolved throughout the years. You’ll be absorbed by the different dance, singing and rich costumes every day of this wonderful event in Colombia.