Leeds West Indian Carnival – Chapeltown
With something for everyone, from the big parade that attracts thousands to Leeds every year to the child friendly Prince & Princess Show, Leeds West Indian Carnival is one of the North of England’s biggest annual events.
We pride ourselves on welcoming everyone to experience the joy of carnival. That means making sure that our participants and spectators know all they need to know to create great carnival memories that keep them coming back year after year.
There will be colourful costumes, music and food from around the world at this event.
The Leeds Carnival Parade leaves Potternewton Park at 2pm.
It turns left down Harehills Avenue, right onto Harehills Lane and right again down Roundhay Road, right onto Barrack Road, right again onto Chapeltown Road before turning right onto Harehills Avenue and back into Potternewton Park.
Whether you stay in the park or join the procession there’s always something to see but here are a few spots for the best view of the excitement and costumes on show.
- Parade Start and Finish in Potternewton – The hill overlooking the main stage and costume arena.
- Parade Start – Junction of Harehills Lane and Roundhay Road.
- Along the Route – Roundhay Road and Chapeltown Road.
- Parade Return to Potternewton Park – Junction of Chapeltown Road and Harehills Avenue; Harehills Avenue.
- : Free