Adult Programs

ROM After Dark: Island Heat

Bring some Sizzle to your Summer. 

ROM After Dark is the popular after-hours adult (19+) event series that features curated music, visual arts, performances, and distinctive food and drink.

Inspired by the tropical beauty and jubilance of Caribbean carnivals, RAD: Island Heat is a sizzling summer party bursting with live Soca, reggae, and dancehall. Plus, each visitor receives a free drink ticket* and access to all our exhibitions, including the wildly popular Wild Cats and Earth: An Immersive Journey.

Tickets are on sale now!
Ticket includes one complimentary beverage ticket*, free coat check, and access to the entire Museum. 


  • Ammoye: Nominated for six JUNOs, Ammoye’s intoxicating brew of reggae, dancehall, pop, and R&B is potent enough to propel her to superstardom.       
  • SugaCayne: This Toronto-based designer is going to bring the best of Caribbean carnival fashion to ROM.
  • DJ Tangerine: Bouncing between velvet-smooth R&B and club-ready house, DJ Tangerine shapes the music to the moment. 
  • Pan Fantasy Steel Band: If Carnival was a movie, this steel band would be the soundtrack—brilliant, boisterous, and utterly alive.   
  • DJ FLiP: Returning to ROM for a raucous encore, FLiP is ready to spin some Soca and shake up the dance floor.

*Drink ticket will be issued to ticket holder upon building entry. Please drink responsibly.

Reserve Tickets

All sales are final. Order is non-refundable

Date & Time

Friday, July 26, 2024 7:30pm EDT


Royal Ontario Museum

Queen's Park Entrance ►



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