Caribbean Riddim Weekend 2022 - Sydney, Australia

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Experience the energy, colour and excitement as we bring a weekend of Caribbean Carnival style fete experiences to Australia!

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Dates: December 2nd to 5th 2022

Can you survive a weekend of Caribbean style events, in the land downunder, home to sharks, crocodiles, snakes and our cute yet fearsome ‘Drop bear’ aka Koala? Come and explore the final frontier of Soca.

One weekend. Multiple Events. In Sydney, Australia!


🌴 Welcome in White - Our epic welcome party

🌴Dance in Paint – J’ouvert style paint/power party

🌴Beach Bar – Beachfront Party

🌴Carnival Candy – Caribbean Carnival Style Costume Boat cruise on the iconic Sydney Harbour.

🌴 Day tour option – Explore sights, wildlife, food, and some indigenous culture.


Ticket types:

1. Full weekend events pass - Includes goody bag. Starting from $270AUD

2. Full weekend events pass + A sightseeing day tour. Starting from $685AUD

Note: Beach Bar is exclusively available to full weekend pass holders only. Single tickets WILL GO ON SALE at a later date.

Installment plans available:

Please email to arrange a payment plan.

(subject to additional Paypal processing fees).


We have a centrally located accommodation provider for interstate/overseas visitors. Event transport will depart from this location. Please contact Caribbean Sydney for your access code to special pricing ($199AUD per standard twin/king room). Bookings to be made direct with the hotel.

Experience the energy, colour and excitement as we once again bring the Caribbean Carnival fete experience to Australia. International acts, giveaways, and unique event experiences. International line up and more information to be announced.

If you missed it in 2019, be sure to lock it in for 2022!


FRIDAY 3rd December


Australia welcomes the world!

The official start to your weekend of Caribbean party vibes and the Caribbean Riddim weekend!


✯Complimentary leis and glow sticks

✯Welcome in white Caribbean fete.

✯Music styles: Soca | Dancehall | Afrobeats


SAT 4th December

Taking it from the BUSH to the SEA!!


Be prepared to get covered in paint/powder, forget your stresses and dance to the sounds of the Caribbean in this j’ouvert inspired event where paint, duttiness and freedom prevails!

New venue for 2022! We are taking it to the outdoors and during the day!

Wear your old throw away clothes as everything WILL be covered from head to toe in paint.


✯Complimentary Dance in Paint t-shirt. *Limited qty


✯Caribbean food

✯Time: 3pm – 7pm

✯Soca | Dancehall | Afrobeats

Location: TBA (Within 1 hr of CBD Sydney)

What to know:

✯You will get dirty.

✯You will have fun.

✯Bring your old clothes that you don’t mind adding a splash of colour too.


Note: Full PASS holders will also get access to an exclusive Beachside party



✯Time: 8pm – 12am

✯Soca | Dancehall | Afrobeats


SUN 5th December


Australia’s ultimate carnival costume party.

Get into costumes and prepare for a Caribbean Carnival style “Soca” experience on the seas of the spectacular Sydney harbour!


✯4 hour Sydney Harbour Cruise

✯ Soca, with a touch of Dancehall, Afrobeats


What to know:

✯Mandatory dress code: Carnival Inspired!

Note: Patrons will be notified of the Departure wharf closer to the event date.



What’s included in the day tour option?

The walking day tour will include:

✯Aboriginal Botanic garden tour

✯Walk via circular quay, to the historic rocks precinct

✯Lunch – A unique Aussie tasting, featuring Kangaroo, and a beverage.

✯Wildlife park

✯Koala Encounter with 3 photographs

✯Sydney Aquarium

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Yes, these are 18+ events

What are you conditions of entry?

Conditions of entry:

Disorderly, offensive, or aggressive behaviour and conduct will not be tolerated at any of our event venues. We promote a positive and a safe environment for all to enjoy.

We reserve the right to refuse entry at our discretion. Anyone who fails to comply with our conditions will be removed from the event.

Patrons participate in events at their own risk.

The jouvert paint party with involve the use of paint. Surfaces may be slippery and patrons are advised to wear non slip shoes such as sneakers and protective eye wear if needed for those with sensitive eyes.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please email with any enquiries.

What's the refund policy?

Tickets are non-refundable.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes, unless you have the barcode available for scanning on your phone

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Yes, when Caribbean Sydney has been notified in writing via at least 24 hours prior to the commencement of the event.

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Sydney, NSW 2000


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Organiser Caribbean Sydney

Organiser of Caribbean Riddim Weekend 2022 - Sydney, Australia

The newly established Caribbean Sydney, is an organisation that seeks to actively promote, unite and enhance all forms of Caribbean culture throughout Australia. Caribbean Sydney's goal is to provide a platform to support all local Caribbean cultural endeavours and local businesses and to expand the interest, knowledge and participation in Caribbean culture to any and all cultures interested.

We recognise the influence that Caribbean Culture is having around the world and would like support it's continued growth and development, whilst also maintaining integrity and respect for the roots and culture. Supporting education and innovation. Caribbean Sydney offers a wide variety of services including music events, graphic design, cultural events, marketing, education and entertainment.

Like the Caribbean Sydney page for more info as it is released.

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