May welcomes Guyana Carnival to the capital city of Georgetown. Carnival is a global fete, and Guyana has joined the carnival route enjoyed by revelers worldwide. A week-long calendar of events with themed parties, competitions, fashion shows, and more leads up to the grand costume road parade held on the 26th of May – Guyana’s Independence Day. Local content is promoted through music, cuisine, costume designs and attractions. Whether you’re a local, a returning Guyanese or a traveller planning a destination getaway, you will relish the infectious vibe that is Guyana’s Carnival.