Best foot forward: Bermuda Day Parade starts

  • Early birds: Crowds gather on Front Street in the run up to the start of the Bermuda Day Parade (photograph by Paul Johnson)

    Early birds: Crowds gather on Front Street in the run up to the start of the Bermuda Day Parade (photograph by Paul Johnson)


Thousands of people took to the streets of Hamilton today for the Bermuda Day Parade.

Parade watchers took up their staked out spots with family members and friends along the streets of Hamilton for the annual event, which marks the official start of summer.

The theme of this year's event is “Bermudian Excellence”.

This parade includes about 50 different groups, including bands, dance troupes and Gombeys.

The parade started on Front Street near Albuoys Point.

Participants are scheduled to travel along Front Street, up Court Street, left on to Church Street, down Cedar Avenue and finished at Marsh Folly Road/Dutton Avenue in Pembroke.

You must be registered or signed-in to post comment or to vote.

Published May 24, 2019 at 1:29 pm (Updated May 24, 2019 at 2:37 pm)

Best foot forward: Bermuda Day Parade starts

What you
Need to
Know
1. For a smooth experience with our commenting system we recommend that you use Internet Explorer 10 or higher, Firefox or Chrome Browsers. Additionally please clear both your browser's cache and cookies - How do I clear my cache and cookies?
2. Please respect the use of this community forum and its users.
3. Any poster that insults, threatens or verbally abuses another member, uses defamatory language, or deliberately disrupts discussions will be banned.
4. Users who violate the Terms of Service or any commenting rules will be banned.
5. Please stay on topic. "Trolling" to incite emotional responses and disrupt conversations will be deleted.
6. To understand further what is and isn't allowed and the actions we may take, please read our Terms of Service
7. To report breaches of the Terms of Service use the flag icon

  • Take Our Poll

    • "What is the most significant reason for Bermuda residents choosing to leave the island?"
    • Too small
    • 3%
    • Different way of life
    • 4%
    • Cost of living
    • 77%
    • Gang activity and general crime
    • 3%
    • Jobs/professional advancement
    • 8%
    • Education
    • 2%
    • Attitudes towards gays
    • 3%
    • Total Votes: 5235
    • Poll Archive

    Today's Obituaries

    eMoo Posts