New York City’s Hispanic Day Parade marches up Fifth Avenue on the Sunday before Columbus Day. It celebrates the last days of National Hispanic Heritage Month which runs September 15 – October 15.
About 2.5 million New Yorkers have a Hispanic heritage. We are the largest Hispanic city in the United States.
About a million people attend the parade every year. The parade has celebrated New York City’s Latin cultures since 1985.
53rd Annual Hispanic Day Parade 2017
The 53rd annual Hispanic Day Parade is Sunday, October 8, 2017 from 12-5pm.
The parade assembles at 43rd Street at 10am and marches up Fifth Avenue to 69th Street.
The Hispanic Society Department of Sanitation is hosting the 53rd Annual Dinner Dance at Ricardo’s by the Bridge in Astoria, Queens on Friday, September 29, 2017 at 8pm. $100
52nd Annual Hispanic Day Parade 2016
Representatives of the twenty Latin American countries and Spain, about 200 organizations, more than 4,000 people in all, will march up Fifth Avenue among colorful floats.
This year marks the 400th anniversary of the death of Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes, the author of Don Quixote. Grand Marshal is Alicia Machada the 1996 Miss Universe originally from Venezuela.
The Parade forms from 43rd to 47th St and marches up Fifth Avenue to 69th St from noon to 5pm.