Parades

NYC Cannabis Parade & Rally 2019: Start time, route, street closures

The NYC Cannabis Parade & Rally is set to take place this weekend and if you’re looking for a New York City event where you join thousands of advocates for the legalization of marijuana for recreation and medicinal purposes, you may be interested in attending the New York City Cannabis Parade...

Friday, May 3, 2019 - 8:58am

NYC Persian Day Parade 2019: Start time, route, street closures

The 2019 NYC Persian Day Parade is set to take place this Sunday in Midtown, Manhattan. Now in its 15th year, the colorful Persian Day Parade in New York City continues to celebrate the start of spring in the city, and Nowruz  — the Persian New Year. The NYC Persian Day Parade will...

Friday, April 12, 2019 - 8:53pm

2019 St. Patrick's Day Parade: Route, Street Closures, Start Time

The 2019 New York City Saint Patrick’s Day Parade will take place on Saturday, March 16 and about 2 million people are expected to attend the 258th annual parade to celebrate and honor Irish and Irish-American culture and heritage. If you’re planning to go to the parade or want to avoid the sea of...

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 4:39pm

Check it out: Dominican pride and female power dance down 6th Avenue in NYC

The Dominican Day Parade danced its way through Midtown Manhattan on Sunday with “honoring and empowering the Dominican woman" as its main theme. The parade was scheduled to begin at noon on36th Street and 6th Avenueand followed 6th Avenuethrough 52nd Street, CBS2 New York reported....

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 3:43pm

NYC Veterans Day Parade 2018: Start time, route, street closures

The NYC Veterans Day Parade will take place this Sunday to celebrate and honor the service of military veterans and those currently serving in the military. The annual NYC Veterans Day Parade has been in existence since 1919. The first parade celebrated veterans of World War I which lasted from...

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 3:07pm

PHOTOS: A look back at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade through the years

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade takes place every year in the heart of New York City marches 2.5 miles from 77th Street and Central Park West and ends at Macy’s Herald Square located at 34th Street and Sixth Avenue. The parade celebrates the official start of the Christmas season....

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 12:42pm

The Feast of San Gennaro 2018: Dates, street closures, how to get there

The Feast of San Gennaro 2018 kicks off this week and if you love Italian food and more specifically, cannoli, you need to make sure you don’t miss this street fair. Now in its 92nd year, the Feast of San Gennaro street fair is the oldest NYC street fair and will take place for 11 days this...

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 6:46pm

Here's the start time and street closures for the 2018 India Day Parade in NYC

Are you planning on attending the 2018 India Day Parade in New York City? It’s scheduled for this weekend in Midtown, Manhattan, and here’s what you need to know. This year marks the 38th India Day Parade, which is put on each year by the Federation of Indian Associations (FIA). The...

Friday, August 17, 2018 - 9:40am

Pakistan Independence Day Parade 2018: Start time, street closures

The 2018 Pakistan Independence Day Parade and Festival will take place this weekend to celebrate Pakistani culture and the nation's independence. Now in its 34th year, the Pakistan Independence Day Parade has grown to become the largest celebration of Pakistan in the country. Independence Day...

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 2:18pm

Disability Pride Parade NYC 2018: Start time, route, street closures

The 2018 Disability Pride Parade NYC takes place this weekend in Manhattan to celebrate and raise awareness to people with disabilities. Now in its fourth year, Disability Pride Parade NYC will continue to support the inclusion of people living with mental and physical disabilities. The parade was...

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 2:46pm

Pride Parade NYC 2018: Full route, map, street closures, MTA info

Pride Parade NYC 2018 is set to march through Manhattan this weekend on Sunday, June 24. The annual event takes place at the end of June to mark the end of LGBTQ Pride Month. June is a significant month for gay rights because it commemorates the tribute to the Stonewall Riots which took place on...

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 4:48pm

All the NYC street closures for the 2018 National Puerto Rican Day Parade

The 2018 National Puerto Rican Day Parade will take place this Sunday and thousands of people will be in Manhattan to celebrate and honor Puerto Rican culture and heritage. Each year, the National Puerto Rican Day Parade honors many leaders, educators, artists and celebrities who have an impact on...

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 12:29pm

Here are all the street closures for the 2018 Celebrate Israel Parade

The 2018 Celebrate Israel Parade will take place this Sunday in Manhattan and it will be the world’s largest gathering to show support and celebrate Israel. This year, the theme for 2018 Celebrate Israel Parade is “70 and Sababa” or "70 and Awesome." The first...

Friday, June 1, 2018 - 6:40pm

Here are the street closures for Memorial Day parades around town

There will be several NYC Memorial Day parades and other activities to get into this weekend and if you’re looking to celebrate Memorial Day by attending a parade you have a few to choose from. While there may not be Memorial Day parades in Manhattan on Monday, other boroughs in the city...

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 12:20pm

Philly celebrates at the 87th annual Easter Promenade

A parade of adults and children in their Sunday best celebrated down South Street on Sunday for the 87th  annual Easter Promenade. Once they reached Headhouse Square at Second Street, attendees gathered around a small stage. A panel of judges was set to decide who was dressed best,...

Sunday, April 1, 2018 - 4:00pm

PHOTOS: NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade 2018

(This article has been updated with photos from the 2018 NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade ) The 2018 St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City is set to take place Saturday, March 17, beginning at 11 a.m. The 257th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade will march along Fifth Avenue starting...

Monday, March 19, 2018 - 3:52pm

Eagles Super Bowl victory parade: How to watch online, live stream info

On Thursday the Eagles victory parade will march through Philadelphia and celebrate the first Super Bowl win in franchise history.  An estimated three million people are expected to pack Center City to celebrate the Eagles Super Bowl LII win and catch a glimpse of their favorite Eagles...

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 8:56am

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 2017: Route, street closures, MTA info

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2017 is almost here, which means you fall into one of only two camps: those that wouldn’t dream of going near the annual parade and those who are already planning how they’re going to get the best view in the house. Either way, you might want to know...

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 11:25am

PHOTOS: NYC Halloween Parade marches on despite terror attack in Lower Manhattan

Last night, New York City came together and marched up Sixth Avenue for the annual NYC Halloween Parade.  The evening had a somber undertone due to the nearby violence from the Tuesday afternoon terror attack that left eight people dead and more than a dozen injured. Many were concerned...

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 3:31pm

UPDATE: Is the NYC Halloween Parade cancelled? Official word

Update 5:56 p.m. EST -- The official Twitter account of the NYC Halloween Parade has confirmed that the beloved event is officially still on for tonight. Get your costumes ready and enjoy.   Village Halloween Parade is still up and running! Hope to see you all here!!#NY1Boo #...

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 5:57pm