The RCIPS is informing the public about the following road closures taking place over the next two weekends in order to facilitate events for Cayman Carnival Batabano.
Insane Wet Fete:
Thursday, 26 April – 6:30PM to 3:00AM:
Harbour Drive will be closed between Shedden Road and Fort Street in order to facilitate preparation.
Friday, 27 April – 6:00PM to 5:00AM:
Harbour Drive will be closed between Shedden Road and Fort Street.
Junior Batabano Parade:
Saturday, 28 April – 3:00PM to 6:00PM:
Elgin Avenue will be closed between Shedden Road and the Glass House.
The parade travels north from the Glass House on Elgin Avenue, turns left onto Shedden Road, right onto Harbour Drive, Right onto Fort Street, Right onto Edward Street, then continues onto Elgin Avenue and finishes at the Glass House. Officers will be directing traffic on these roads during the parade and motorists are asked to exercise caution in these areas.
Carnival Friday Night Fete:
Thursday, 3 May – 8:00PM to 11:00PM:
Harbour Drive will be closed between Warwick Drive and Fort Street to facilitate preparation.
Friday, 4 May – 6:00PM to 3:30AM:
Harbour Drive will be closed between Warwick Drive and Fort Street.
Cayman Carnival Food Festival:
Saturday, 5 May – 7:00AM to 12:00AM:
Cardinal Avenue and Albert Panton Street will be closed.
Adult Batabano Parade:
Saturday, 5 May – 12:00PM to 6:00PM:
The junction of West Bay Road and the Esterly Tibbets Highway, north of Duke’s restaurant, will be closed from 12:00PM
The parade will proceed south along West Bay Road from 1:00PM and road junctions will be closed as the parade proceeds.
As the procession passes closed junctions, these will be re-opened to afford motorists the use of the road to the rear of the procession.
The procession will continue onto North Church Street all the way to Harbour Drive.
Harbour Drive (between Fort Street and Shedden Road), Fort Street, Edward Street, and Shedden Road (between Harbour Drive and Edward Street) will be closed to facilitate the parade and following events.
Cayman Carnival Street Dance:
Saturday, 5 May – 6:00PM to 12:00AM:
Harbour Drive and South Church Street will be closed between Fort Street and Boilers Road.