Friday, August 16, 2019

Don't miss the biggest event of the summer - this Saturday - CARIBBEAN CARNIVAL IN THE ROCKAWAYS

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Senator James Sanders Jr. Presents
3rd Annual Caribbean Carnival in the Rockaways - August 17, 2019

Join Senator James Sanders Jr., for the 3rd Annual Caribbean Carnival in the Rockaways, which will take place on Saturday, August 17, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., kicking off at Beach 20th Street and Seagirt Blvd. in Far Rockaway. It will feature a parade of floats, steel pan bands, moko jumbies, and masqueraders and culminate with live performances at Bayswater Park, located at 701 Beach 32nd Street, Far Rockaway, NY 11691.

Just added to the lineup are HeidiBe, Idika Rocks, Dre Q and Foundation Band. We also have Jamaican reggae and dancehall artist, Kemar Bailey, the cool beats of Fasol Band, reggae sensation Bigga Haitian and Anslem Douglas, Grammy Award winning singer and songwriter, best known for the hit - "Who Let the Dogs Out?"

We are proud to be joined by: Senator Kevin Parker, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages, Assemblyman Felix Ortiz, Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte, Assemblywoman Alicia Hyndman, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer-Amato, Assemblywoman Taylor Darling, Assemblywoman Diana Richardson, Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre, and City Councilman Brad Lander.

The Carnival is presented in partnership with the West Indian American Day Carnival Association (WIADCA), Rockaway Development Revitalization Corporation (RDRC), New York City Parks Department, New York Police Department's 101st Police Precinct, Midday Medley 93.5 FM, St. John's Episcopal Hospital, The Wave newspaper and the Caribbean Carnival in the Rockaways Committee members.


For more information to become a Carnival volunteer, vendor, committee member or parade participate contact the Senator's office at 718-523-3069

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