Brooklyn’s West Indian Day Parade is Back
The West Indian American Day Carnival Association (WIADCA) said in a statement that the “ Spectacular Caribbean showcase returns to Brooklyn’s famed Eastern Parkway for the 55th celebration of New York Carnival after a two-year hiatus amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic .
“From Thursday, September 1 to Monday, September 5, patrons can expect an exciting week-long lead-up of Caribbean food, culture, music and heritage ahead of the iconic West Indian Carnival Parade,” the statement said. “Are you ready to experience North America’s largest presentation of colorful costumes, sweet steel band music and a Caribbean cultural roadshow?” it said.
Adding “thank you for your continued support, as we celebrate the in-person return of New York Carnival 2022 to the city,” WIADCA said.