Spectators flooded the sidewalk while revelers jammed through the streets to the accompanying sounds of HiFis and live bands including Mighty Honesty singing Stupidness, Nu Vybes International Band (De Sugar Band), Small Axe Band, Kollison Band and Grand Master Band.
The procession, which was scheduled to start at 11 am eventually, made its way on Cayon Street sometime after 2pm that afternoon. The participating troupes which had assembled on Wigley Avenue turned right on to Cayon Street, right on West Square Street, left on South Square Street, left on East Square Street, right on Pond Road to Sandown Road, right on Sandown Road, right on the Bay Road to Fort Street and then right on Fort Street climaxing at the Circus.
Leading the parade was the Grand Carnival Marshall, Hyacith Percival Rawlins better known as ‘Baby’.
It was like a ‘moving’ folklore avenue when the folklore troupes-including the Masion Bull, masquerades, and clowns jammed in their numbers to the cultural beats of the drum and fife.
Other participants in the parade were Children’s Carnival troupes including the majorettes and carnival winners.