J’Ouvert and West Indian Day Parade 2019: Everything you need to know

AmNews Staff Reports | 8/29/2019, 5:27 p.m.
Colorful, costumed crowds will take on the streets of Brooklyn as the sound of steel drums flood the streets at ...
Colors and flair on Brooklyn's Eastern Parkway at the West Indian Day Parade.

Colorful, costumed crowds will take on the streets of Brooklyn as the sound of steel drums flood the streets at one of the largest Caribbean Carnival celebrations in New York City.

The annual J’Ouvert festival and West Indian Day Parade will take place on Monday.

J’Ouvert originates from the French “jour ouvert,” which means “daybreak” and signals the start of Carnival.

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