Welcome to York Region Mas

York Region Mas (YRM) Band was created to join the pride and excitement of the Carnival Costume Cultural. YRM is a Band comprising of artists, volunteers that work together to create colourful, vibrant costumes for competition and participation in a parade.

YRM will be recognized as the hub for supporting, nurturing, encouraging and sharing creative artistic talent. Our costumes will exemplify, through colour, shape, fabric and collage of costumes the theme chosen annually.

YRM will build and design “MAS”querade costumes that will visually tell a story. Experienced mas makers will mentor and offer workshops for artists interested in exploring, challenging and developing their artistic talent and skills.

Band Launch


On Saturday, April 23, 2016, come see a costume pageantry of York Region Mas artistic interpretation of “Somewhere in the Caribbean”.  People interested in participating in the parade can purchase a costume from the Sections within York Region Mas.