Visitor Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What time does the carnival start?

A: The procession starts at 7.15pm. If you have booked Grandstand seating you are advised to be seated by 7:00pm to allow time for ticket verification.

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Q: What time are roads closed in the town centre?

A: Town Centre roads will close at 6pm (prompt) to secure the procession route. Coach Route Directional Signage avoids these closures, so please follow the signed route.

Q: How do I book seats in the Grandstand?

A: Grandstand seating is available to all. Tickets are available online and you are able to select your preferred seating. Seats are £18 each (plus booking fee) but book early and take advantage of the £16 earlybird rate (subject to availability).

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Q: What happens if we buy Grandstand Seating and people stand in front of the seats?

The seating will not be obstructed by spectators. It is expected the seating will be at the kerb edge. Those who purchase tickets for the Granstand will have reserved seating and will be covered to protect from wind and rain.

Marshalls will be in attendanace and and the area will be cordened off. Seats will seated will not have their view obstructed.


Each and every collector will wear an Official (colour TBC) sash. Each collecting tin or bucket will carry an Official Number with a (colour TBC)  label across the tin or bucket. Official Collecting Floats will also appear in the procession. Please give your donations to Official Collectors ONLY.

Please give generously and help us exceed last year’s collection of £7,910

2019 programmes will be on sale for £1 each at various locations including Visit Weston at the Tropicana and McColls newsagents.

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