This year Barbados celebrates it 51st Anniversary of Independence.
The annual parade of some 1000 armed and unarmed groups will convene at the Garrison Savannah.
The parade is a colourful spectacle of marching groups with the Barbados Defense Force Band.
Acting Governor General, Sir Philip Greaves and Chief Justice, Sir Marston Gibson will be among the dignitaries in attendance.
Thousands usually attend.
At the end of the ceremony, troops will march to Government Headquarters, Bay Street, where Prime Minister The Hon. Freundel Stewart will take the salute.
The parade will culminate in Independence Square.
Venue: Garrison Savannah, Garrison, St. Michael