Central American Independence Parade & Festival 2019

The Central American Independence Parade and Festival is a Honduran Garifuna parade and street fair in Crotona Park East, The Bronx on the second Sunday of September.

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.

Parade Date

Sunday, September 8, 2019

Parade Time


Parade Route

  • 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.

Festival Location

Crotona Park

Festival Time

12pm to 6pm

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Thanks to Amy G for the inspiration!!!

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