West Indian Day Parade Street Closures

West Indian Day Parade
AP

The annual West Indian Day Parade, one of the most colorful festivals in the city, steps off Monday, and officials announced street closures ahead of the big show and the pre-dawn party that precedes it. 

Streets will also be closed Saturday for the West Indian Children's Day Parade.

West Indian American Day Parade

The following streets will be closed from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday for the West Indian American Day Parade and festival: 

  • Buffalo Avenue between Eastern Parkway and Rutland Road
  • Rochester Avenue between East New York and Sterling Place
  • Ralph Avenue between Eastern Parkway and East New York Avenue
  • East New York Avenue between Howard and Utica avenues
  • Eastern Parkway between Howard Avenue and Grand Army Plaza
  • Flatbush Avenue between Grand Army Plaza and Caton Avenue
  • Ocean Avenue between Empire Boulevard and Parkside Avenue
  • Butler Place between Grand Army Plaza and Sterling Place
  • St. Johns Place between Underhill Avenue and Grand Army Plaza
  • Rockaway Parkway between East New York Avenue and Rutland Road
  • Parkside Avenue between Park Circle and Flatbush Avenue
  • Bedford Avenue between Eastern Parkway and Empire Boulevard
  • Empire Boulevard between Flatbush Avenue and Nostrand Avenue
  • Nostrand Avenue between Empire Boulevard and Linden Boulevard
  • Lincoln Place between Eastern Parkway and East New York Avenue 

Jouvert

The following streets will be closed from 5 a.m. to 10 a.m. Monday for Jouvert, the pre-dawn counterpart to the parade: 

  • Eastern Parkway between Washington Avenue and Plaza Street East
  • Flatbush Avenue between Grand Army Plaza/East Drive and Empire Boulevard
  • Empire Boulevard between Flatbush and Nostrand avenues
  • Nostrand Avenue between Empire Boulevard and Midwood Street
  • Nostrand Avenue between Midwood Street and Rutland Road
  • Empire Boulevard between McKeever Place and Bedford Avenue
  • Empire Boulevard between Bedford and Rogers avenues
  • Nostrand Avenue between Sterling Street and Lefferts Avenue 

Children's Parade

The following streets will be closed from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday for the children's parade

  • St. Johns Place between Kingston and Brooklyn avenues
  • St. Johns Place between Kingston and Franklin avenues
  • Franklin Avenue between St. Johns Place and President Street
  • President Street between Franklin and Washington avenues
  • President Street between Classon and Washington avenues
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