It celebrates Garifuna culture and Honduran Independence Day, September 15, 1821.
The event also commemorates the arson fire at the Happy Land social club, where nearly one hundred people died celebrating Carnival in 1990. Most were Honduran Garifuna.
23rd Bronx Central American Independence Parade
The Parade goes on rain or shine.
Sunday, September 8, 2019
- Starts at the Happy Land Fire Memorial at East Tremont and Southern Blvd
- Marches down Southern Blvd / Boston Road
- Turns towards Crotona Park at Charlotte St
- Ends at Crotona Park
Bronx Central American Independence Festival
This is a festival of Honduran Garifuna food, arts and crafts, live music and entertainment for the entire family.
12pm to 6pm
For more information, visit Facebook
Thanks to Amy G for the inspiration!!!