This website uses cookies. Some are necessary to help our website work properly and can't be switched off, and some are optional but can optimise your browsing experience. To manage your cookie choices, click on Open settings.
USA: Spectacular Dominican Day Parade returns to Manhattan after three-year hiatus02:52

USA: Spectacular Dominican Day Parade returns to Manhattan after three-year hiatus

United States, New York City
August 15, 2022 at 11:49 GMT +00:00 · Published

The 40th Dominican Day Parade hit the streets of Manhattan, in New York City on Sunday for the first time in three years due to cancellations caused by the Coronavirus pandemic.

Thousands of revellers attended the event amid a sea of red and blue flags. New York City Department of Transportation Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez was this year's grand marshal and led dancers and floats down the parade route which began on West 37th Street and 6th Avenue.

The Dominican Day Parade in New York City is organized by Americans of Dominican descent and started as a local celebration in 1982.

The parade is held on the second Sunday of August in honour of the start of the war for the “Second Independence.”

USA: Spectacular Dominican Day Parade returns to Manhattan after three-year hiatus02:52
Top downloads in last 24 hours
Show more
Description

The 40th Dominican Day Parade hit the streets of Manhattan, in New York City on Sunday for the first time in three years due to cancellations caused by the Coronavirus pandemic.

Thousands of revellers attended the event amid a sea of red and blue flags. New York City Department of Transportation Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez was this year's grand marshal and led dancers and floats down the parade route which began on West 37th Street and 6th Avenue.

The Dominican Day Parade in New York City is organized by Americans of Dominican descent and started as a local celebration in 1982.

The parade is held on the second Sunday of August in honour of the start of the war for the “Second Independence.”