The 2016 Abuja Carnival will hold from December 3 to 6, the Federal Ministry of Culture and Tourism announced on Wednesday.

According to a statement by Grace Gekpe, director, Entertainment and Creative Services in the ministry, the annual event would commence with a street carnival from Eagles Square to Area 1.

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Gekpe disclosed that the event would also be followed by the traditional circus and an opening ceremony on the first day, while Durbar, children fiesta and a cultural night would hold on Dec. 4.

According to her, a masquerade fiesta, boat regatta and various exhibition of Nigeria’s artifacts would also feature during the annual carnival.