In fact, the entire weekend is devoted to special events with a special Kiddie Carnival on Saturday, a Dimanche Gras (Fat Sunday) celebration, and an early Monday morning (starting around 3AM) J'Ouvert parade, a celebration of steel pan drums that kicks off the main parade beginning at 11AM.
Colorful steel band performances and other concerts held throughout the weekend are also held at the nearby Brooklyn Museum on Eastern Parkway.
More about the Brooklyn West Indian Day Parade around the Web:
Around the Web, learn more about the West Indian Labor Day Carnival & Parade featuring history & fun facts, details and directions to the parade route, and tips & advice on best viewing areas ...as Brooklyn rocks to a Caribbean beat this
Labor Day weekend :
Brooklyn - West Indian Carnival History - Brooklyn Library fact sheet including a lovely overview, fun facts on parade music, Caribbean food vendors and background information on parade preparations, related photos.
Day Carnival - Overview of parade history, related resources & photos from Wikipedia.