Stonecrest officials host informational meeting to prepare for Caribbean Carnival – On Common Ground News

Festival organizer Charles Baker fields questions from business representatives and others. Photo provided

Organizers of Caribbean Carnival met on Tuesday (May 15) with city officials, businesses and community leaders for an informational meeting in preparation for the upcoming festival.

The event, which will be held on Memorial Day weekend (Saturday, May 26), is expected to draw 25,000 guests to the new city of Stonecrest. There will be a parade down Mall Parkway and afterward, there will be a festival with entertainment and vendors.

Representatives from the DeKalb Police and Fire Departments were present to explain road closures and safety procedures that will be in place during the event. Police will be on hand to direct traffic and  and water and first aid stations will be set up for…

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