1. When is costume registration for the new carnival year?
Costume registration generally takes place immediately following the Band Launch. Please join our mailing list and visit our website or Instagram page for regular updates on registration times.
2. When is Miami Carnival?
Miami Carnival is held annually on Columbus day weekend. Carnival 2021 will be held on October 10th, 2021 at the Miami-Dade County Fairgrounds. Most masqueraders arrive in Miami the Wednesday before carnival and leave the following Wednesday.
3. When do I need to pay for my costume?
Your non-refundable down payment must be paid upon registration, otherwise your order will be incomplete and immediately cancelled. Costumes must be paid in full by September 20th 2021.
4. How can I pay for my costume?
Alicia Levy Designs accepts all major Debit & Credit Cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, etc.) Checks are not accepted for payment. All payments are made online.
5. What do I need for costume registration?
For registration, you need the following:
Ladies: Bra Size Ex: (34A, B, C), Bottom Size (S, M, L)
Ladies: Bra Option (Bra, Wire Bra, Monokini, One Piece)
Ladies: Bottom option (Bikini, Thong, Highwaist )
Men: Waist Size (In inches)
Down payments: (Applied to overall cost of costume)
Online / In Person
All deposits (down payments) are 25% of the costume
Standard size charts is used. See sizes on size chart
6. Can I order extra items with my costumes?
Yes you can, the following options are available ...
Additional Full Coverage Bikini Bottom – $25
Additional High Waist – $25
Additional Feather Upgrades - See Site For Pricing
7. I’m unable to collect my costume … Can another person collect on my behalf?
Yes, you are able to authorize someone to collect your costume on your behalf, instructions on how to do so will be provided to all registered masqueraders.
8. When do I collect my costume?
The costume distribution schedule will be emailed to all masqueraders, posted to our website and advertised on our social media pages. Different sections will have different distribution dates. The final date of costume distribution is Carnival Friday, after which all uncollected costumes are no longer available, and will be put for sale!
9. What does my registration include?
Quality costume designed by head designer of Alicia Levy Designs.
Catered Breakfast, Lunch and refreshments on the road.
Mobile Bar with unlimited supply of beverages.
On-site mas techs for hassle free emergency adjustments.
Security complete with Dingolay Mas extraction team for non-masqueraders.
Goody bags with souvenirs and carnival day essentials.
Music by the most sought after Caribbean DJs.
FIRST CLASS customer service.
10. Can I get a refund?
By purchasing a Alicia Levy Designs costume, you agree that all payments made are non-refundable. Due to the nature of our business, costumes are custom made to your size request, therefore Alicia Levy Designs does not provide refunds. All payments made are final and non-refundable. In the event that you cannot make it to carnival or carnival is canceled by no fault of Alicia Levy Designs, refunds are not issued.
11. Are feather included in the price?
No, all costumes are sold as body wear only. All feathers can be purchased as an add for an additional price.