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Queens Carnival celebrates rich Caribbean culture at annual Far Rockaway event

Aug. 28, 2023 By Gabriele Holtermann It was all about Caribbean culture and heritage at the fifth annual Queens Carnival in Far Rockaway on Saturday, Aug. 26. The free family-friendly event included a parade with floats, vendors along the boardwalk at Beach 17th Street, plenty of Caribbean food, fireworks and a music concert at O’Donohue Park. Additionally, revelers had the chance to win two round-trip tickets to anywhere in the U.S., provided by carnival partner JetBlue. The Queens Carnival Parade kicked off at 701 Bay 32nd St. at around 12:30 p.m., when Caribbean Americans wearing vibrant colored costumes danced to…
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Queens Carnival returning to Far Rockaway on Aug. 26

Aug. 23, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed State Senator James Sanders is inviting everyone for a day of family fun at the fifth annual Queens Carnival returning to the streets of Far Rockaway on Saturday, Aug. 26, featuring masquerade costumes, moko jumbie stilt walkers, island foods, singers and dancers.  “We are bringing the islands to Long…
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