Jackson Heights, Queens is one of New York City’s most diverse neighborhoods. It’s where many immigrants start their American life in the United States.
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Latin Culture in Jackson Heights
JACKSON HEIGHTS, Queens ~ This Children’s Halloween Parade marches down 37th Avenue from 89th St to 76th St where 3,000 bags of treats are given away.
Tuesday, October 31, 2023
New York City’s big festival of Bolivian culture.
37TH AVENUE in Jackson Heights, Queens
Sunday, October 22, 2023
A festival of the diversity, traditions, folklore and unity of the Queens Hispanic community.
Sunday, September 24, 2023
Jackson Heights, Queens
A Gala dinner and parade celebrate Ecuadorian Independence Day.
The 31st Jackson Heights Halloween Parade marches down 37th Avenue from 89th St to 76th St on Halloween, Monday, October 31 at 5pm. Children will receive a goodie bag filled with candy at the end of the parade. FREE.
New York City’s Little Colombia is along 37th Avenue.
Feels Like Home
It is one of the places in New York City where many of us can find the sights, sounds and smells of our birth countries. If you haven’t been “home” in a long time, a visit to the neighborhood may very well bring tears to your eyes, because it feels like home for people from many nations.
There are Ecuadorian, Argentine, and Mexican communities east of 77th St. There are South Asian communities around 73rd and 74th St.
“In Jackson Heights” Documentary
The government works for you. Make them work!
The neighborhood is New York City Council Districts 21, 22 and 25.
It is the NYPD 115th Precinct.
The neighborhood is Queens Community District 3 working with the Queens Borough President.
The neighborhood is served by New York Congressional District 14 and New York’s two senators.