are a tradition on #bermudaday
**** May 24****
>In 1979, Bermuda Day replaced Empire Day, the designated day of the celebration of the Queen’s Birthday!
>First day Bermudians swim commemorating beginning big of summer
>Marked with road race, parties and the incredible parade along Front Street
> Marching bands, dance troupes, floats and the ever exciting Gombey troupes make up the parade that goes for hours!
> Bermudians stake out their territory, some setting up full picnics, buffets and even makeshift kitchens!
> Many families of generations have held the same location along the parade route for years!!!!
If you have not experienced, you must!!!