10 Things to do on Carnival Day
Published by: Curtis Williams 07/08/2017 at 12:05 pm
As carnival day is just around the corner, there are plenty of things to do on the day to make it fun and productive. Why not try and complete this list of 10 things to do on carnival day?
1. Watch the procession
The procession is the main, famous event that has been running annually for over 50 years. A flourish of different displays and entertainment whilst raising money for charity is a must!
2. Visit the stalls on the Esplanade
A variety of stalls are located on the esplanade, from stalls selling unique items and gifts to a range of carnival games, you won’t be stuck for choice.
3. Watch the red arrows
Watching the red arrows on carnival day is certainly a must do. The RAF put on an amazing display each year which will be returning this year.
4. Ice cream by the beach
Why not make your day a traditional seaside day and enjoy an ice cream from many of Weymouth’s favourite beach huts?
5. Watch the fireworks
Another famous annual event held on carnival day is the spectacular firework display held on the beach at around 9pm to round your day off with a bang.
6. Enjoy the rides on the esplanade
A range of thrilling rides are brought to Weymouth each year for carnival but they’re not there for long, so make sure you make the most of it. Most are located at the pavilion end of the esplanade.
7. Win a giant cuddly toy
You’ll find a big lorry full of big toys, where Peeks Party Store from Bournemouth host a tombola, giving you the chance to win a giant cuddly toy.
8. Play beach volleyball
Towards the pavilion end of the beach there are volleyball courts that are completely free to use. Get your shoes and socks off and get stuck in to some action!
9. Fish and chips
Weymouth’s famous tradition – fish and chips… Fill yourself up at one of many fantastic chippies on the beach or harbourside… Yum!
10. Be part of or watch the torchlight parade
Kickstart carnival day by joining in or watching the torchlight procession hosted on the esplanade the night before (August 15th). You can apply for the parade here.