CARICABELA Los Angeles Carnival is a Caribbean music/costume show and dance in a street festival format. It takes place on Manchester Avenue, between Sepulveda and Lincoln Blvds and ends in a free concert inside Westchester Park.
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Carnival schedule - October 16th, 2011
ACTIVITY SCHEDULE (Subject to change)
8:00 -10:00 a.m.
Mas bands and masqueraders assemble at Emerson and 88th St., Westchester, CA 90045
10:00 -11:00 a.m.
Mas bands and masqueraders line up in procession to go onto the carnival route.
Carnival begins moving, along La Tierja toward park at Lincoln and Manchester
Taste of Carnival Luncheon begins in Westchester Park, while mas bands are en route.
2:00 p.m. (estimated)
Carnival arrives in the park to join luncheon. Bands prepare for stage presentation.
2:30 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Band stage presentations in competition. Bands judged on costumes and performances.
4:45 p.m.- 5:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Dance, party to live and recorded music.
7:00 pm Event Ends.