The 2018 African American Day Parade is in Harlem, Manhattan on Sunday, September 16, 2018.
African American Day Parade 2018
“Culture is Key” is the theme of the 2018 parade. The truth is that almost all American popular culture has African – American roots.
“Culture is Key”
This year’s parade honors individuals and organizations in dance, theater, music, movies, film, television, broadcasting, literature, fashion, technology, sports and more. Never thought about the technology angle, but that has certainly become part of our culture.
The Mighty Marching Panthers from Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta, Georgia will lead the Parade.
Grand Marshals 2018
New York City Ballet’s first African – American star and Dance Theatre of Harlem Founder
NY1 Spectrum News Anchor and author
Tom Joyner Morning Show
WBLS & WLIB Radio News Director
Doug E. Fresh
Hip-Hop artist and entertainer
African American Day Parade Route
The 2018 African American Day Parade marches up Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd from 111th St to 136th St in Harlem, Manhattan on Sunday, September 16, 2018 from 1 – 6 pm.
Adam Clayton Powell Blvd
(Seventh Avenue above Central Park)
The Reviewing stand is on 125th St in front of the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building.
African American Day Parade Time
Sunday, September 16, 2018
1 – 6 pm
Visit the African American Day Parade
The Parade will be broadcast live on Radio 103.9 and 107.5 WBLS by comedian and event host TALENT and 107.5 WBLS On-Air Radio Personality Doctor Bob Lee.
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Metro North to 125th St