New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has joined the gay-friendly St. Pat’s For All Parade in Queens, saying the parade celebrates inclusion.
About 200 people attended Macy’s Clown University Saturday taught by the stars of the Big Apple Circus.
Lady Antebellum will be joining forces with a slew of Broadway casts during The Thanksgiving Day Parade On CBS on Nov. 28.
On Veterans Day, Americans across the nation are honoring the sacrifices and service of the nation’s armed forces with parades, wreath-laying ceremonies and other events.
Wacky witches, scary skeletons and masked madmen took over the streets on Thursday as tens of thousands of people marched in the Greenwich Village Halloween Parade.
Some contestants will sport footwear that reflects their state. Miss Florida’s shoes depict alligators, Miss Indiana’s have basketballs and hoops, Miss New Jersey will sport sea shells and Miss Arizona’s have a cactus.
The parade was first staged in 1910 and kicks off an epic town-wide celebration, the festivities are capped off at night with a fireworks display.
The nation’s largest Puerto Rican celebration drew an estimated 1 million spectators on Fifth Avenue Sunday.
Councilman Fernando Cabrera called having the flag on a beer can “an absolute insult to all Puerto Ricans.”
The National Greek Parade stepped off at Fifth Avenue and 64th Street and continues its march up to 79th Street.
Bright, colorful and sometimes wacky hats sat atop the heads of adults and children as everyone mingled and checked out the homemade creations.
The 14th annual parade also featured what organizers hoped would be a Guinness World Record of dancers in a Lunar New Year parade.
The parade ended at 2 p.m., but festivities will continue all afternoon and evening throughout the city, with lots of celebrating taking place in Washington Heights. Much of Sixth Avenue is expected to be closed off through the evening.
Americans should want to celebrate the 4th of July and at least give some sign of wanting the celebrations that have been cut from municipalities’ budgets.
“This is the biggest hat day in the world,” said Harriet Rosebud of Harlem.