September 5 2022 BROOKLYN, New York – J’Ouvert festivities started early this morning in Brooklyn, to celebrate Caribbean culture.
The name J’Ouvert originates from the French jour ouvert, meaning day break or morning, and signals the start of Carnival.
Steel band music is the dominating sound of J’Ouvert as revelers take to the street in the early hours before the daytime West Indian Day Carnival.
This year’s official festivities are in person, returning to their full celebration since COVID-19 changed the way we celebrated over the last two years.
2021 Jouvert was officially canceled due to Covid19, however revelers took to the streets to celebrate.
Celebration started early in the morning in the dark, crowds took to the streets of Brooklyn, official Jouvert celebration began September 5th at 6: 00am – 11:00am, Brooklyn NY.
Daytime celebration of West Indian Parade will start September 5th 11am – 6pm, Brooklyn, NY