Traffic Regulations for Independence Parade
On Independence Day, Saturday, November 30, there will be a number of traffic changes to facilitate the Ceremonial Parade at the Garrison Savannah.
Between 6:00 and 11:00 a.m. the Garrison Road will be one way only from Dalkeith to Hastings, with motorists keeping the Savannah to their right.
However, Public Service Vehicles will have normal access in the direction of Hastings Road. During these hours, no parking will be allowed along the parade route except for the purpose of setting down or picking up passengers. These roads are: Garrison Road, Garrison Hill, Dalkeith Road, Dayrells Road, Bay Street and Hastings Road.
Following the Parade, troops will march to The City via Garrison Hill Road, Bay Street, the Chamberlain Bridge, National Heroes Square, Trafalgar Street, Bridge Street, Charles Duncan O???Neal Bridge, Lower Fairchild Street and Independence Square.
Any person who contravenes these rules or fails to comply with any order given by a uniformed member of the Royal Barbados Police Force is guilty of committing an offence and is liable, if convicted, to a fine of $500 or to imprisonment for a term of three months.
Final Parade Rehearsal on Thursday
All armed and unarmed units participating in this year???s Independence Day Parade are advised that a final rehearsal will be held on Thursday, November 28, at the Garrison Savannah, beginning at 3:00 p.m.
Persons are asked to assemble at the Headquarters of the Barbados Defence Force, St. Ann???s Fort, at 2:15 p.m.
Vending Permitted At Garrison for Independence Day Parade
Vendors desirous of plying their trade are welcome to do so at this year???s Independence Ceremonial Parade on Saturday, November 30.
They are requested to be in place on the periphery of the Garrison Savannah by 7:00 a.m.However, admittance will be on a first come, first served basis.