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Preston Caribbean Carnival 2024 parade route confirmed

Posted on - 21st May, 2024 - 6:00pm | Author - | Posted in - City Centre, Deepdale, Friargate, Moor Park, Preston City Centre, Preston News, Roads, Transport, What's On in Preston
Preston Caribbean Carnival procession 2023 Pic: Mark McLoughlin
Last year’s Preston Carnival parade Pic: Mark McLoughlin

The route for the city’s Caribbean Carnival has been confirmed.

Update: Organisers said on Wednesday a scaled-back route is being used

Marking 50 years of the carnival the route for the city’s flagship procession will include Friargate again.

Setting off from Moor Park, where the carnival parade starts and finishes, around 12noon is the start time on Sunday 26 May.

Read more: Celebrating half a century of culture as Preston Caribbean Carnival gears up for 50th anniversary

The route takes in Deepdale Road, Church Street, along the Flag Market and then into the new look Friargate.

It will continue up by the University’s Adelphi Square before heading up Moor Lane and Garstang Road to return to Moor Park via Moor Park Avenue.

The parade is expected to take around three hours to complete and there will be rolling road closures throughout the procession.

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