Dance Parade New York, the annual celebration of dance in all its forms, returns LIVE on Saturday, May 21st, commencing at 12:00 noon at Broadway and 20th Street. At 11:45am, New York City Mayor, Eric Adams, will lead out the parade at a ribbon cutting ceremony including this year’s Grand Marshals. The parade kicks off at 12 Noon at 20th Street and Broadway in New York City winding its way down University Place turns east along 8th Street. Parade groups with choreography are invited to perform for 40 seconds before two Grandstands in Astor Plaza before the final stint along Saint Marks Place to Avenue A.
DanceFest serves as a grand finale to the parade from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm in Manhattan’s Tompkins Square Park which includes curated performances on five stages.