This year's Bishop's Carnival Parade and Fun Day will take place on
Saturday 15th June 2019

The theme this year is "Around the World" and participants are encouraged to creatively embrace this theme in keeping with the overall upbeat spirit of carnival.

Bishop's Stortford Carnival Parade and Fun Day bring the community together to celebrate everything that is good about Bishop's Stortford and promises to be a great day out for all ages. The Carnival Parade starts from Rhodes Arts Centre, South Road, at 12.30pm and consists of individuals, floats, walking groups, marching bands and dance troops.

The parade will process through South Street, Potter Street, and Market Square, finishing on Link Road around 1.30pm. By then the Carnival Fun Day on Sworders Field, CM23 2EL, which commences at 12pm and carries on until 5pm, will be in full swing. In total, over 100 community groups and other organisations take part. These include charities, local businesses and touring attractions offering a fun fair, stalls, live music, theatrical performances and dance as well as a wealth of entertainment for children and adults alike.

Please see below for relevant application forms in order to participate.

Carnival Fun Day Mobile Bar Bid

The Carnival Fun Day opens to the public at 12pm and closes at 5pm and a mobile bar is required to operate between these hours. There have been a number of interested businesses that would like to supply the mobile bar at this year’s Carnival Fun Day. In the interest of fairness bids are hereby invited from suitable, qualified and experienced service providers to submit an offer for the running of a mobile bar as a sole concession at Bishop’s Stortford Carnival Fun Day on Saturday 15th June 2019 at, Sworders Field, Bishop’s Stortford, CM23 2EL. Bid information can be found below.