The Notting Hill Carnival is a grant event held every year on the streets of Notting Hill, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London, UK.
It is a two day carnival being orgainsied since 1966. It is on the August bank holiday Monday and the day beforehand.
The West Indian community, particularly the Trinidadian and Tobagonian British population or “Trinis” participate in this event as many of them have lived in the area since the 1950s.
The records say more then one million visitors from around the world come to watch miles long vibrant colourful costumes surrounded with more then 40 static sound systems along with hundreds of Caribbean food stalls over 40,000 volunteers and over a million revellers. The Notting Hill Carnival is suppose to be one of the largest street festivals in the world.
Official Website of The Notting Hill Carnival – http://www.thenottinghillcarnival.com/
Notting Hill Carnival 2016 Date :
In 2016, the Notting Hill Carnival is scheduled to be held on 28th and 29th August 2016.
Where is Notting Hill Carnival Held ?
Answer is simple, on streets of West London. Refer Route Map below.
Notting Hill Carnival Time :
The Carnival Bands will take to the roads from around 9am on Sunday 28th August 2016 and the same time on Monday 29th August 2016.
The Carnival parade should complete its procession by 7pm.
Sunday is Children’s day and Monday is Adults day.