The 2017 event will be held on Saturday, May 20th.
The parade, which features dance groups, floats, live bands, and DJs, starts a 1:00 p.m. and proceeds down Broadway from 21st Street to Tompkins Square Park at Avenue A and Saint Marks Place. The parade line-up is ordered chronologically, from ancient to contemporary dance.
Following the parade, there’s a festival in Tompkins Square Park, with multiple stages of entertainment and free dance lessons.
The festival’s mission is to inspire dance through the celebration of diversity.
Visit the Dance Parade & Festival website for details.