Devizes Carnival

1st September 2018
Entrant registration from 3pm
Parade sets of at 6pm

Leaving the Green at 6pm, the Devizes Carnival Procession brings the town alive with vibrant walking groups, floats, bands and more with thousands of people lining the streets along our 2km route.

Carnival Parade map

The 2018 Carnival will be themed around Ecosystems and nature- We’re accepting entries already, and entry will close on the 31st August. Application forms will also be available at Devizes Books and Scholars nearer the event

Carnival is the culmination of masses of hard work on the part of the participants and a real spectacle, and our Carnival awards are given to those who show creativity and innovation in their entry. Only pre-registered groups can be judged so please make sure you complete our online form before the closing date

This year’s awards will be presented for:

‘Best Costume’: given to an individual or group in their category who displays creative flair and imagination in the design of their costume.

‘Most innovative’: awarded to a group or individual in their category who shows innovation in the concept, design or making of their entry.

‘Best in Category’: given to best overall entrant in their category

‘Overall Winner’: A stand out entry that has creative flair and shows imagination in the design of their costume, choreography and float. They have an innovative approach and have considered our theme.

IMPORTANT Please make sure you read the Terms and Conditions before entering. These include information if you are planning to enter a vehicle-based carnival float.