Colombian Parade NYC 2019 ~ Desfile Colombiano New York ¡Cafeteros!

The New York Colombian Parade (Desfile Colombiano) is New York City’s big celebration of Colombian culture. Over 45,000 people enjoy the annual event on a Sunday around Colombian Independence Day, July 20.


2019 Colombian Parade

This year’s celebration includes a gala, dancing in Times Square, the  Parade and an after party. We know how to party. ¡Pachangueros!


Colombian Parade Gala

Friday, July 26, 2019 ~ The Colombian Parade Gala is at Terrace on the Park in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens from 6 to 11pm.

The Gala features an open bar with cocktail hour, dinner and dancing to a live orchestra. Entertainment includes Alberto Aguilar “El Condor del Vallenato.”

Alberto Aguilar "El Condor del Vallenato." Courtesy Centro Colombiano Internacional.

Alberto Aguilar “El Condor del Vallenato.” Courtesy Centro Colombiano Internacional.

Terrace on the Park
52-11 111th Street, Flushing Meadows Park, NY 11368


Barranquilla Carnival Dancers in Times Square

Saturday, July 27, 2019 ~ Barranquilla Carnival comes to Times Square at 5:30pm.

Chiva Periodistica and Comparsa de Carnaval Barranquilla. Courtesy Centro Colombiano Internacional.

Chiva Periodistica and Comparsa de Carnaval Barranquilla. Courtesy Centro Colombiano Internacional.


Colombian Parade

Queens of the Colombian Parade New York. Courtesy Centro Colombiano Internacional.

Queens of the Colombian Parade New York. Courtesy Centro Colombiano Internacional.

The New York Colombian Parade marches on Northern Blvd from 69th St to 86th St in Jackson Heights, Queens on Sunday, July 29, 2019 from 12pm – 3pm. FREE

The Parade features Colombian folkloric dancers from the Tri-State area. Invited guests include AGFA, the Association of Folkloric Groups from Colombia’s Atlántico department (state), and Carnaval de la 44 from Barranquilla, Colombia.

The Parade includes Yipaos del Eje Cafetero, a folkloric jeep parade with farming women (Chapoleras) and mule drivers (Arrieros) from Colombia’s coffee-growing region.

El Yipao (Jeep). Courtesy Centro Colombiano Internacional.

El Yipao (Jeep). Courtesy Centro Colombiano Internacional.


Pasión Colombia After Party Street Fair

Los Cumbianberos de Nueva York. Courtesy the artists.

Los Cumbianberos de Nueva York. Courtesy the artists.

Cafeteros, the party continues with food and entertainment including twenty dancers from Carnaval de Barranquilla, Emilia Pederson, LOREN, DJ Daniel and Eddy Machado.

Sunday, July 28, 2019 at 12pm to 5pm

In front of the Sabor Latino restaurant on 40th Road between Junction Blvd and Warren St. It’s less than a block from the (7) Train Junction Blvd stop.

FREE


For more information, visit desfilecolombianonewyork.com


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