Videos: 2016 Bermuda Day Parade & Races

May 31, 2016

Gombey troupes, dance groups, majorettes, marching bands, floats and more made their way through the streets of Hamilton as thousands of locals lined the streets for the always-popular Bermuda Day parade, which kicked off in the afternoon, following the cycling and half marathon races which were held earlier in the day.

The day opened with the Bermuda Bicycle Association hosting the Sinclair Packwood Memorial cycle race, with Matthew Oliveira and Gabriella Arnold racing to victory. In the Half Marathon, Lamont Marshall and Ashley Estwanik won first place in the men’s and women’s categories, clocking respective times of 1:13:59 and 1:27:25 to lead the pack. Quincy Kuzyk ran to victory in the Heritage Day Junior Classic Race by clocking a time of 11:05, while Ryan Outerbridge finished second with a time of 11:09 and Robert Edwards finished third in recording a time of 11:29.

2016 Bermuda Day Parade TC

According to the programme, the groups taking part in the parade included the Bermuda Longriders Motorcycle Club & Association, St John’s Ambulance, Royal Bermuda Regiment Band, Miss Bermuda Alyssa Rose, Miss Hospitality Kayla Williams, Bermuda Nurses Association Nurse of the Year Beverley Howell, Bermuda Rifle and Drill Team, a Special Olympics Bermuda Float, The Berkeley Institute Marching Panthers, Bermuda Shrine Club, For God’s Purpose, Department of Corrections Float, and Warwick Gombeys.

Parade watchers were also treated to the Portuguese Cultural Association, Dynamic City Rockettes, It’s a Skate Thing!, United Dance Productions, Gombey Evolution Troupe, Anchor Boys, Sui Generis Dance Team, Sandy’s Middle School Float & Band, PHC Majorettes and Drum Corps, Calypso Queen Eileen and Goodtyme Entertainment, Place’s New Generation Gombeys, Bermuda African Dance Company, Challenge Dance Crew, Bermuda Squad Entertainers, and Amigos da Casa dos Açores da Bermuda.

Additionally, the parade featured Vanity Dance Group, H&H Gombey Troupe, Dynamic Revolution Dance Group, Family Roots to Ability Shoots to Community Fruits Float, Boundary Breakers Dancers, Department of Community and Cultural Affairs Float, St George’s Original Dancerettes, Gombey Warriors, The Bermuda Carnival Revelers and more. For all our coverage of Bermuda Day click here.

Bermuda Day Parade

4-hour live stream replay courtesy of CITV:

Ashley Estwanik Wins Bermuda Day Race

Lamont Marshall Wins Bermuda Day Race

Bermuda Day Cycling Race Finish

Start Of Bermuda Day Half Marathon

Start Of Bermuda Day Cycling Race

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