From dawn on Carnival Monday, the streets of Grenada’s towns are filled with traditional masqueraders depicting Devils (Jab-Jabs) and social commentaries of the highlights of the past year (Ole Mas). Spectators and masqueraders alike dance to the sounds of steelbands and DJs playing the latest carnival melodies. On Monday afternoon the fancy or pretty bands appear briefly on the streets as they make their way to the big stage where competition is fierce in the fight for Band of the Year. The street party continues on in the evening as the Monday Night Mas bands make their way thorugh the streets from 8 pm onwards dancing and waving brightly coloured lights. Carnival Monday is a public holiday, when banks and most shops will be closed.
On Carnival Tuesday the fancy or pretty bands parade through the streets, with spectators and masqueraders alike dancing to the sounds of steelbands and DJs playing the latest carnival melodies. The party continues late inot the evening until midnight when the official celebrations end. Carnival Tuesday is a public holiday, when banks and most shops will be closed.