Labor Day Weekend is right around the corner and there are so many ways to enjoy it.

One of the best is the parade, obviously, and this year the West Indian Day Parade is drawing close to two million people to Crown Heights.

Here are some of the details for what’s bound to be the best parade of the year:

The West Indian Day Parade will be happening on Monday, September 5th, 2016 and starts at 11 a.m.


The New York carnival will last seven hours, bands in impeccably decorated costumes will march down Eastern Parkway, and you’ll find vendors selling home-style island delicacies along the route in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.

There are also pre-parade parties, which will be happening at daybreak with a festival held before the parade.

During the parade itself, you’ll find revelers dressed up as political figures and celebrities and throwing powdered paint at each other, while the aforementioned awesome and well dressed bands walk alongside beating their drums and blowing whistles to create the atmosphere.


Get down there this Labor Day and bring your wildest spirit (and your heartiest appetite). 

[via Time Out] [Feature Image Courtesy Instagram]