Carenage lies west of Port-of-Spain and east of Chaguaramas and includes the communities of L'Anse Mitan and Point Cumana. It has a narrow beach that lies south of the Western Main Road.
Steelbands: The following is a listing of the steelbands that functioned in Carenage, broken down by type: traditional (pans supported around the neck); and conventional (pans supported mechanically).
|STEELBAND||TYPE||LOCATION IN 2002||HISTORY|
|Boystown||Conventional||Point Cumana||Won the 1952 Steelband Music Festival with its rendition of "You Are My Heart's Delight."|
|Scorpion Pan Reflections||Traditional||Haig Street|
|Spellbound Pan Reflections||Traditional||25 Haig Street|
Mas(querade) Bands: Mas' bands that functioned in Carenage included:
|MAS' BAND||LOCATION IN 2002||HISTORY|
|Berlin and Friends||L'Anse Mitan|
Cricket: Bernard Julien was born in Carenage and went on to represent the West Indies in Test Cricket.
|Carenage Government School||Primary||Non-Denominational|
|Point Cumana Government School||Fitzallen Street|
|Point Cumana RC School||Primary||Bellerand Street||Roman Catholic||300 pupils in 2002|
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