BROOKLYN, N.Y. (PIX11) – Every year on Labor Day, a sea of colorful dancers, stilt walkers, steel drum players, and revelers gather in Brooklyn for the West Indian Day Parade.

The event is the culmination of New York Caribbean Carnival Week in New York City, and PIX11 News was on hand to capture the celebrations.

But first, join us as we take a closer look at all the unique cultural facets that make up the West Indian Day Parade, from the vibrant costumes and music to the delicious food and strong community bonds.

New York Carnival Parade Part 1

New York Carnival Parade Part 2

Watch the video players for Part 1 and Part 2 of the PIX11 Special, “New York Carnival Parade.”