The next Weston-super-Mare Carnival will take place on Friday 9 November 2018.
The procession starts at 7.15pm and gives an evening of family entertainment and raises money for local charitable causes. There will be around 120 entries (including illuminated floats, marching bands, fancy dress walkers and entertainers) parading through the town. If attending please give generously and reward the efforts of the many volunteers who make the event possible.
The procession starts at Locking Road car park and heads down Alfred Street, turns left on to the Boulevard, it runs through Waterloo Street and South Parade before turning left at the Cabot on to the seafront (Royal Parade). After parading along the seafront it will turn into Carlton Street where the parade will finish outside the Town Hall.
These town centre roads will be closed at 6pm and need to be vehicle-free for the carnival to take place:
• Francis Fox Way
• Locking Road
• Regent Street
• Alexandra Parade
• Alfred Street
• Baker Street (to Jubilee Road junction) – for emergency access
• The Boulevard
• Waterloo Street
• South Parade
• Knightstone Road (South Parade to Royal Parade)
• Royal Parade
• Marine Parade
• Beach Road
• Carlton Street
• Walliscote Grove Road
• Walliscote Road (Walliscote Grove Road to Station Road)
• Station Road
• Hildesheim Bridge (parking restrictions on Sunnyside Road North).
When closures are in place there will be no vehicular access to the town centre.
We will be operating a car park on the Beach Lawns from 10am. Charges are £5 all day. There is limited disabled parking spaces available to view the procession.
No wait coning
No waiting cones will be in put out during the morning and will be enforced. On street pay and display machines on the route will be turned off from 2pm to make sure valid parking is only available until 4pm. Parking charges on all other streets will apply as normal.
Locking Road Car Park
This car park is closed to the public from Sunday 5 November and re-opens on Saturday 11 November.
For information about carnival coach parking visit the official Weston-super-Mare carnival website: