May 16th: All White Brunch Fundraiser

Sistas-Wit-Style & Associates presents "An All White Brunch Fundraiser." Come enjoy food, entertainment, and music. We will have a generous spread including pancakes, waffles, sausage, omelettes, fry bake, saltfish, fruit platters, pastries, desserts, and much more. Special performances by our afterschool programs children and Saturday dance classes, as well as the all girl band "You Nique Girl." White attire is suggested but not required. Support our masqueraders! Buy your tickets here. All ages are welcomed. Tickets ages 5-10 $10 ages 11 and up $15 in advance. Tickets ages 5-10 $15 ages 11 and up $20 at the door. It will be held at our Mas Camp 926 85th street Oakland Ca from 1:00pm-8:00pm. All proceeds goes towards Sistas-Wit-Style And Associates San Francisco and Hollywood Carnival

Every Saturday: Caribbean Dance Classes

We will be hosting Caribbean dance classes every Saturday at New Karibbean City (1408 Webster Ave Oakland, CA) from 12-2 PM. Dance classes are FREE to our masqueraders who will participate in the carnival celebrations and $10 for those interested in ONLY attending the classes. Our dance classes are open to all ages from 2 years old to 60 years old. We welcome the whole family to participate mothers, daughters, fathers, aunts, uncles, cousins, or siblings!

Every Friday: Caribbean BBQ Fundraiser

Every Friday an authentic Caribbean Caterer with thirty years experience prepares BBQ Lunches that range from Spicy Jerk Chicken, Grilled Salmon, to BBQ Ribs. We deliever to Bay Area businesses and schools. Our past clients range from Kaiser Permenante, UC Berkeley or AT&T. Proceeds go towards Sistas-Wit-Style Carnival Dance Program.

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Get to know us

Sistas-Wit-Style is a Caribbean Folk Performing Dance Company founded by three young ladies; Merissa Lyons(CEO), Valencia Newton (COO), Kianna Rachal (CFO) and managed by Annabelle Goodridge in the year 2000. We are Oakland based and plan to teach, promote, and spread the Caribbean culture through dance in schools, community centers, and youth organizations to fight obesity and offer alternatives to avoid disruptive behavior by the youth in our dance workshops. SWS has performed throughout the Bay Area, the United States, and Trinidad capturing first-place awards in many dance competitions. In December 2006, we received Commendations from Congress woman Barbara Lee, the State of California Board of Directors, and the City of Oakland for our achievements in promoting pride, dignity, self-esteem, and leadership to youth children and adults in our community for over ten years. We are available for bookings.


Award winning Sistas-Wit-Style & Associates Carnival band is celebrating our 11th year in San Francisco Carnival and our 4th year in Hollywood Carnival. Our theme this year is "High Tide: Oceanic Colors" symbolizing the diversity of our group and our strength leading into our second decade of dancing in Carnival. We are participating in San Francisco and Hollywood Carnival Parades 2015. If your interested in joining us please email us on our Contact Us page.

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San Francisco and Hollywood Carnival

2014

High Tide Photoshoot

2015

San Francisco and Hollywood Carnival

2004-2013

Sistas-Wit-Style & Associates Carnival Band

Sistas-Wit-Style & Associates Carnival band is celebrating our 11th year in San Francisco Carnival. Our theme this year is "High Tide: Oceanic Colors" symbolizing the diversity of our group and our strength leading into our second decade of dancing in Carnival. We are proud to announce that we won first in the Caribbean Contingent category for San Francisco Carnival 2012, Third place Overall in the Grand Parade of 60 contingents in 2014 and the prestigious title of Carnival Queen and First Runner Up Carnival King in 2014.
Join us and parade in our festive costumes for San Francisco and Hollywood Carnival this year.

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Our sponsors

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Madison Middle School

Twenty children ages 11-13 participate in Caribbean Dance and Drumming Class afterschool. Sponsor our costumes, music, or transportation!

Markham Elementary School

Sixty children ages 6-10 participate in Caribbean dance class afterschool. Sponsor our costumes, music, or transportation!

Oakland Technical High School

Twenty teenagers ages 14-18 participate in Caribbean dance workshops weekly. Sponsor our costumes music, or transportation!

Low-Income Families

Low-income families who participate in our Caribbean dance classes every Saturday. Sponsor a child, parents, or family's costumes or transportation!

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Hollywood Carnival is June 27th. Sign up now!

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Mas Camp 926 85th ave Oakland, CA

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