J’Ouvert (which roughly translated in French means “day break”) is the sexier and dirtier step-child of the West Indian Day Parade (the largest parade in America). It begins roughly at 3am and goes on until past daybreak. Multi-colored paint, steel drum bands, and dancing are the components of this sauntering parade. To learn more about it, go!
Photo Gallery: J’ouvert
photos by Eric Harvey Brown