The 23rd Panamanian Day Parade in Crown Heights, Brooklyn is Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 11 am.
The 2018 Parade honors the Panamanian province of Colon.
The 2018 Parade Gala is at Giando on the Water on the East River in Williamsburg, Brooklyn on Thursday, October 4, 2018 from 7 – 11 pm. $120 – $150
Meet the 2018 honorees and leaders of New York City’s Panamanian community.
Willie Panama and his Orchestra will play Panamanian classics for dancing.
Giando on the Water
400 Kent Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249
The Parade assembles at Bergen St and Franklin Ave in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.
Parade participants assemble at 9 am.
The Parade’s opening ceremony is at 10 am.
The Parade starts at Bergen St and Franklin Ave in Crown Heights, Brooklyn at 11 am – about 2:30 pm.
Mayor of Colón, Panama.
The former banker and President of Ballet Folklorico Panameno Norberto Basilio Mowatt was born in Bethania, Panama City.
The former fashion designer is known for designing Panamanian polleras (colonial Spanish dresses) for Panamanian cultural organizations and quinceañeras. She was born in Bocas Del Toro, Panama.
The Street Fair is at President St and Classon Ave from 11 am – 6 pm.
The Panamanian Day Parade is produced by the Day of Independence Committee of Panamanians in New York, Inc. For more information, visit www.dicpny.org
The 22nd Panamanian Day Parade in Crown Heights, Brooklyn is Saturday, October 7, 2017.
The parade assembles at Franklin Ave and Bergen St.
9 am Assembly
10 am Parade ceremony
11 am Parade starts
The parade route is:
There is a Panamanian Street Fair at the end of the parade.
The Special Guest is Urenna A. Best Gayle. She is the Director General of the National Secretariat for the Development of Afro-Panamanians (SENADAP)
The 2017 Grand Marshals are Honorable Shawndya L. Simpson and Jose F. Francis.
Ms. Simpson is a New York State Supreme Court judge in the New York Supreme Court 2nd Judicial District.
Mr. Francis is the producer and host of the New York City cable television show Rinconcito Panameño en Nueva York.
Get information and register at www.dicpny.org