National Puerto Rican Day Parade 2016
Sunday, June 12, 2016
The Parade will take place from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm on Fifth Avenue, from E. 44th to E. 79thStreets.
An iconic institution for over half a century, the mission of the National Puerto Rican Day Parade (NPRDP) is to create awareness and appreciation of Puerto Rican culture and history, as well as to highlight our vast community’s contributions to the global society. Under the theme Un Pueblo, Muchas Voces (One Nation, Many Voices), NPRDP celebrates the creativity and diversity of thought in Puerto Rico and across the diaspora.
The 59th Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade will take place Sunday, June 12th, from 11:00am – 5:00pm. New York City’s Fifth Avenue becomes a global stage, featuring music, dance, celebrity and family entertainment. Beginning at 44th Street and ending on 79th Street, the NPRDP spans over 35 blocks, involves approximately 100,000 participants and hosts 1.5 million spectators.
Parade will broadcast LIVE from 12pm-4pm [EST] on WABC 7, New York