PARADES | MARCHES

Images of annual parades and general marches involving groups and people.

NYC Chinatown Lunar New Year Parade

18th Annual Chinatown Lunar New Year Parade & Festival

(February 5, 2017) Finished off the weekend attending the 18th Annual Chinatown Lunar New Year Parade & Festival. The experience was comfortable and visually regenerative as wave after wave of celebration made its way through of the streets of NYC’s Chinatown. This is an annual celebration that should experienced by every New Yorker, at least once.

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41st Annual Greenwich Village Halloween Parade

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Grand Marshal Whoopi Goldberg @ 41st Annual Greenwich Village Halloween Parade

(October 31, 2014) Another great year for the Greenwich Village Halloween Parade. This year’s theme was Garden of Earthly Delights and featured Whoopi Goldberg as Parade Grand Marshal. The streets were lined with people and the weather was kind. Though much tamer than in previous years, the visual spectacle was there, nonetheless. Happy Halloween New York City!

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NYC Pride Day 2014

New York City 2014 Pride Day Parade

New York City 2014 Pride Day Parade

(June 27, 2014) New York City celebrated Pride Day 2014. I was told that the parade commemorated the 45th anniversary of the Stonewall Inn riots in Greenwich Village. According to Wiki, “the Stonewall riots are widely considered to constitute the single most important event leading to the gay liberation movement and the modern fight for gay and lesbian rights in the United States.”

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Hunts Point Fish Parade 2014

Honorees from PS48 @ 11th Annual Hunts Point Fish Parade and Summer Festival

Honorees from PS48 @ 11th Annual Hunts Point Fish Parade and Summer Festival

(June 21, 2014) “Celebrating Youth Power” was the theme at The 11th Annual Hunts Point Fish Parade and Summer Festival. The event jumped off under a beautiful sky with the excited support of community groups, families, students and teachers.

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Presente! The 2014 National Puerto Rican Day Parade

Members of Bombazo Dance Company @ 2014 National Puerto Rican Day Parade

Members of Bombazo Dance Company @ 2014 National Puerto Rican Day Parade

(June 8, 2014) Many grass-roots organizations turned-out in numbers to take part in the 2014 National Puerto Rican Day Parade. Under revamped leadership and vision, the parade, once again, was made open to all groups that reflect the true diversity of the greater Puerto Rican community in New York City.

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