September 2, 2022
Celebrations to be held in Brooklyn on Labor Day, Monday, September 5th.
The NYPD is committed to ensuring that this year’s celebrations are safe and enjoyable for everyone involved. Here’s what to know for J’Ouvert and the West Indian-American Day Carnival Parade:
- The J’Ouvert parade begins at 6 a.m., going southbound on Flatbush Avenue from Grand Army Plaza
- The West Indian-American Day Carnival Parade begins at 11 a.m., running westbound along Eastern Parkway from Ralph Avenue
- For J’Ouvert, everyone entering the area specified below will be subject to screening by handheld metal detectors, from Sunday, Sept. 4, at 11 p.m. through Monday, Sept. 5, at 11 a.m.
- All bags and other containers will be inspected for firearms and other dangerous weapons
- NO large backpacks, weapons, or alcohol are permitted