Carnival 2017

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Carnival Parade 2.00pm

Saturday 8th July 2.00pm prompt

The Carnival procession will be led by 2017 the Buxton Well Dressing Queen accompanied by her Rosebud and Retinue. It will include assorted floats, carriages, fancy dress characters and the famous Billerettes to entertain the crowds. The parade will complete a tour of the town before terminating approx 4.00pm in the Quadrant.

BAC Road Race 1.45pm

The Buxton Athletic Club Road Race is a great warm up just before the start of the Carnival Parade.

Promenade Entertainment 4.15pm* visit

After the Carnival, the fun continues in the Pavilion Gardens with marching bands, the children’s Fun Fair and the Billerettes!

Parade of the Queens 4.15pm*

Queens from other towns and villages will be welcomed the Buxton Well Dressing Festival Queen.

Lions Duck Race 4.15pm*

Buxton Lions release the ducks into the River Wye for the Annual Duck Race.

For more information please buy copy of our Programme (£1.50) from TIC (Pavilion Gardens), Hargreaves (Spring Gardens) and other retailers in Buxton.

* Timings subject to variation.