The Jersey Battle of Flowers Parades take place on both sides of Victoria Avenue enabling everyone in the arena to view and enjoy all the exhibits, bands and carnival acts from all angles. The parades will start with all floats and performers on the arena and will move as one when the infamous cry “Let Battle Commence” aounds out across the crowds.
Thursday 13th August – Day Parade
1:00pm – Arena Gates open
2:00pm – Spectators are asked to have taken their seats by this time
2:25pm – Arrival of His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor, General Sir John McColl & Lady McColl
2:30pm – “Let Battle Commence”
4:30pm – Battle Day Parade concludes (approximate time only)
Day Parade Commentators – Tony Gillham & Cameron Ward from BBC Radio Jersey
For the safety and enjoyment of others, spectators are kindly asked to remain in their seats/allocated viewing areas until the Parade comes to a close .
Friday 14 August – Moonlight Parade
7:30pm – Arena Gates open
9:00pm – Moonlight Paarde begins
10:00pm/10:30p.m. – Fireworks Display (approximate time only)
An announcement will be made when the Fireworks are due to commence
Moonlight Parade Commentators – Sara Palmer & Ashlea Tracey from BBC Radio Jersey