The Washington Post

Caribbean Carnival Parade to Roll Saturday

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The D.C. Caribbean Carnival parade is from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday on Georgia Avenue. Masquerade­rs will portray characters from fantasy and ancient and modern history.

The parade route starts at Georgia and Missouri avenues and ends at Barry Place NW. In nearby Banneker Park, there will be Caribbean cuisine, arts and crafts and entertainm­ent. Activities continue in the park Sunday. Admission: $10 per person, free for children younger than 12.

June is Caribbean American Heritage month, and the annual festival traditiona­lly draws hordes to Georgia Avenue.

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