Morecambe Carnival: all you need to know

Morecambe Carnival map.
Morecambe Carnival map.

Morecambe Carnival will take place this weekend and here is all the important information and timings you may need.

SATURDAY (APRIL 30)

12noon: On the EDF Family Fun Zone Stage, which will be located at The Midland Promenade Gardens, will be the Morecambe Carnival royal coronation, the crowning of the carnival’s King and Queen.

12noon and onwards: join in to see who can build the biggest sandcastle at the competition on the beach.

12noon-5pm: Black Knights Parachute Display, head to Morecambe Central Promenade to watch the parachutists dive over Morecambe and land on central beach, exact show times are dependent on the weather.

12.30pm, 2.30pm, 4.30pm: Trials Display Bike Show, see some amazing bike stunts at The Bay Arena.

1pm, the traditional circus show at The Bay Arena.

1.15pm and 3.30pm, Regent Park Studios Stunt Show, Martin Shenton’s team will be showcasing some unique and surprising stunts at the new EDF stage.

3pm, the clown show at The Bay Arena.

5pm, the Punch and Judy show at The Bay Arena.

SUNDAY (MAY 1)

1.30pm onwards, music and live parade coverage, at The Bay Stage.

1.30pm-3.30pm, the Olympic carnival parade, along the promenade.

4pm-9pm, The Bay Live Stage Show, The Bay Stage.

9pm, fireworks finale, The Stone Jetty.

ALL WEEKEND

Fairground, Central Promenade, former Dome site.

Motor Village Car Show, promenade, in front of the Midland Hotel.

Carnival Bazaar Marquee, centre of the Motor Village, in front of the Midland Hotel.

EDF Family Fun Zone, Midland Gardens, next to the Midland Hotel.

Petting Zoo, EDF Family Fun Zone.

Food and drink stalls, The Bay Arena.

Bar, The Bay Arena.