Flash to Kanaval (Carnival). Haiti has one of the largest Mardi Gras carnivals in the Caribbean and North America. The carnival season starts in January commonly known as Pre-Kanaval and the main activities starts on a Sunday and ends on Mardi Gras. It's celebrated in the capital Port-au-Prince and other cities like Jacmel, Cayes, along with music made specifically for Knaval, défilé (parade), bands and tons of drinking!! The costumes are colorful. Being part of Haitian culturale heritage, it's funded by the government and businesses. Every year, tourists travel from all over the world to enjoy Haiti's carnival. Ever been to Mardi Gras?