the two day parade of the costumed bands through the streets of Castries, commencing near Caribbean Cinemas on the Choc Highway.
J’ouvert will commence at 4:00 a.m. and end at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, July 20, 2015 according to the CPMA and the police. Bands and revellers will assemble at Vigie Playing Field, proceed down the John Compton Highway then right onto Jeremie Street, onto Bridge Street, right onto Micoud Street, right onto Manoel Street and right onto Jeremie Street, left onto Peynier Street and up the John Compton Highway to complete the city circuit.
The parade of the bands will commence at 10:00 a.m. and end at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, July 20, 2015 and commence at mid-day and end at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 21, 2015. Bands and revellers will assemble near Mega J on the Choc Highway, Castries. The bands will parade down the Vide Bouteille Highway, utilizing the south bound lane on the dual carriageway, then onto John Compton Highway, onto Peynier Street, right onto Micoud Street, right onto Manoel Street, right onto Jeremie Street, left onto Darling Road, left onto Jn. Baptiste Street, right onto John Compton Highway and ending at the original starting point.
Commuters are advised that all vehicles travelling into Castries from the north must utilize the Grand Riviere Gros Islet Road. This diversion will take effect from 9:00 a.m. on July 20, 2015 and from 10:00 a.m. on July 21, 2015.
All vehicles travelling to the north will utilize the outer lane on the dual carriageway. The inner lane of the dual carriageway northbound must be kept free from all vehicular traffic and shall only be utilized by emergency vehicles. The relevant signage will direct motorists accordingly.
This year’s last lap carnival jump-up will end at 7 p.m.
Carnival lovers enjoying Just 4 Fun’s Escape fete at Stony Hill on Thursday,
ahead of a busy carnival weekend.