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.”
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.
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.
Pasión Colombia After Party Street Fair
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.
For more information, visit desfilecolombianonewyork.com