The Parade!

Celebrate your with us in the Streets of Cambridge 

The parade starts at 12: 30pm!

Masqueraders & Dance Troupes
Masqueraders parading in colorful costumes are the highlights of Carnival. Feathers, plumes, bright colored silks and satin with jeweled and hand beaded designs adorn beautiful dancers as they stroll from near the Charles River, to Central Square, to Technology Square in the foreground of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

To register a costume band, download the forms below and fax to 617-475-5023. Payments may be made via check, money order or paypal using


2016 PARADE REGISTRATION (word version)

2016 PARADE REGISTRATION (Adobe PDF version)


The parade route spans 1.3 miles, starts at 12:30pm sharp on Blackstone Street between Western Avenue and River Street near the Charles River.  The parade runs up River Street, passes through Central Square along Massachusetts Avenue, continues up Main Street and ends in Kendall Square near MIT, Cambridge.

2016 Registered Parade Groups/Costume Bands

  • Tempo International Rhythm Section Percussion Group (Showcase)
  • Boston Socaholics
  •  Cumm Cross Productions
  • Soca and Associates
  • D’Horzion
  • Camo Band
  • Majestical Force 
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