THOUSANDS of people are expected to line the streets for Highbridge and Burnham-on-Sea Carnival tonight. 

The procession is set to kick off at 7.30pm and the town will be illuminated as carnival clubs from across Somerset will parade through the town. 

Here is everything you need to know about this year's carnival: 

The route

The carnival procession will start at the traffic lights in Love Lane beside Tesco supermarket and will proceed along Love Lane to the Esso filling station. 

Then it will go down Manor Road, turn left into Victoria Street, go through the High Street and along Marine Drive to the dispersal point at the entrance to Burnham Holiday Village. 

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

Road closures

Between 9pm November 3 to 1am on November 6 these roads will be closed. 

The Frank Foley Parkway, Burnham on Sea- from its junction with Ben Travers Way (North) in a south easterly direction to its junction with Ben Travers Way (South). A distance of 404 metres.

The B3140 Burnham Link Road - from Love Lane Roundabout in an easterly direction to its junction with Stoddens Lane. A distance of 1456 metres

Between 4pm on November 5 and 1am on November 6 these roads will be closed. 

Ben Travers Way - From Tesco’s entrance to its junction with the Frank Foley Parkway. A distance of 70 metres.

Ben Travers Way (South) at junction with Frank Foley Parkway

Berrow Road from Westfield Road to Manor Road

Church Street

B3139 Burnham Road to A38

The Frank Foley Parkway - from its junction with Ben Travers Way to Love Lane Roundabout. A distance of 523 metres.

Hawley Way - junction of Ramsay Way to junction of Love Lane

Highbridge Road from Worston Lane to Oxford Street

Love Lane -from its junction with Manor Road to its junction with the B3140 Burnham Link Road. A distance of 846 metres.

Frank Foley Parkway / Wallace Wells Road Roundabout

Love Lane / Rosewood Avenue

Marine Drive / Burnham Road

Adam Street

Chapel Street

College Street

Cross Street

High Street

Manor Road

Marine Drive

Oxford Street

Pier Street

Regent Street

South Street

Victoria Street

Vicarage Street

Parking restrictions

Car Parks are located at:

Pier Street (300+ Spaces)

Adjacent to B&M Superstore. Official car park - £5 Including Programme.

Oxford Street (100+ Spaces)

Opposite Lidl Supermarket. Official car park - £5 Including Programme.

Lynton Road/Marine Drive (30+ Spaces)

This car park will be restricted during the lead up to carnival for disabled parking. Donation Required.

Berrow Road (70+ Spaces)

Beside Swimming Pool - £5 Including Programme.

South Esplanade (100+ Spaces)

On Street Car Parking.

Pier Street, Oxford Street and Lynton Road/Marine Drive car park are not accessible during the procession.