The 109th Anniversary King Wamba Carnival Parade is Saturday, June 2nd.

“Toledo's best and most eccentric parade!!”



Kick off Festival! 

The Old West End Festival and the Parade Committee welcomes you to participate in the 2018 King Wamba Carnival Parade. The King Wamba Carnival Parade is the official kick-off of the Old West End Festival and will step off Saturday, June 2, 2018, at 10 a.m. 

This eclectic convergence of art, music, street theatre and visual wonder will proceed south through the Old West End (Robinwood, Bancroft, Collingwood) ending at Collingwood at Woodruff (Art Fair/Marketplace).

King Wamba & Queen Sancha


INTRODUCING!! The 109th annual OLD WEST END FESTIVAL King Wamba, and Queen Sancha, Their very royal Highnesses: DAVE AND TONI MOORE.This year’s coronation will take place on the Art Fair stage at approximately 11:30 am.


Scott High School Fantastic Dancing MachineTSA (Toledo School for the Arts), Walleye FanboniZenobia Shrine Highlander Bagpipers (first time ever), local party band Bitch, Thunder!Culture Clash Records with a live band Kazoo Kids on the Block, as well as a variety of Art and Antique Cars, and many more!