Vending spots along carnival route available by M&CC
DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Persons desirous of vending along the carnival route, and near D’urban Park, are encouraged to secure their spots early. Deputy Director of Solid Waste Management at the Georgetown Mayor and City Councillors, Floyd Rollins said that the sale of these spots started on Monday, May 21, 2018.
More than 800 spots are marked and available for vendors. These are along the Irving street route (western carriageway) running north to south 728 spots, at the Square of the Revolution, 31 spots and inside the D’urban Park, 33 spots.
Rollins detailed that prices for these spots range from $10,000 to $15,000. He, “$10,000 from Barr Street (Kitty) to Thomas Road. Also (at) Albert Street is $10,000, from Thomas Road to Lamaha street that’s 12,000 from Lamaha to Church Street that’s $15,000, Square of the Revolution that’s 15,000 and also in D’urban Park that’s 15,000.”
Thus far, ninety vendors have secured spots. Rollins stated that this being the first ‘Carnival’ held in Georgetown positive feedback is anticipated. The Carnival road march takes place on Saturday, May 26, Independence Day.
The Parade starts at the National Park and goes along Vlissengen Road to the D’urban Park.
By: Delicia Haynes
Image by Keno George.