City of North Miami FREE annual festival with spectacular parades featuring decorated floats, street parade, elaborate costumes, cultural food, music and dancing in the streets. Mardi Gras marks a day of tradition with deep historical roots celebrated across the world. Mardi Gras represents a day to indulge in delicious cuisines, enjoy the company of friends and family, and celebrate the privileges of freedom. The streets of North Miami will be transformed into a celebration, with colorful costumes, electrifying sounds of cumbia, compas, reggae and batucada filling the air. Popular Caribbean artists and DJs like #Shaggy, #SweetMicky, #TVice, #Gabel, #DJNickymix, and #DJGringo will be joined by other well-known acts at the City of North Miami FREE annual Mardi Gras festival. Hosted by Papa Keith from 103.5 the Beat.