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National Puerto Rican Day Parade

Puerto Rican Day Parade

Revamped Puerto Rican Day Parade To Step Off On June 8

When the parade is held June 8, every float rolling down Fifth Avenue will be required to display a cultural theme. A community food drive is also being organized as part of the festivities and more money has been set aside for scholarships.

05/14/2014

Mayor Bloomberg marches in the 56th Annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade.
June 9, 2013
(credit: Spencer T Tucker/Mayor's Office)

Millions Line Fifth Avenue To Take In National Puerto Rican Day Parade

The nation’s largest Puerto Rican celebration drew an estimated 1 million spectators on Fifth Avenue Sunday.

06/09/2013

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Street Closures Planned For Puerto Rican Day Parade

The National Puerto Rican Day Parade is set for Sunday, and police have advised the public that several roads will be closed in Midtown and on the Upper East Side.

06/08/2013

(credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

NYC’s Puerto Rican Community Lashes Out At Coors Over Beer Logo

Councilman Fernando Cabrera called having the flag on a beer can “an absolute insult to all Puerto Ricans.”

05/29/2013

National Puerto Rican Day Parade (Credit: CBS 2)

National Puerto Rican Day Parade Takes Manhattan By Storm

Fifth Avenue once again turned into a sea of red, white and blue in honor of the Puerto Rican flag, as more than a million people are expected to turn up for one of the city’s largest parades when it’s all said and done.

06/10/2012