WHEN: This 1st ever happened on a 2007 Saturday in May
WHERE: with a route that started at 32nd Street, heads
down Broadway to Union Square, swings West to Fifth Avenue and
triumphantly danced itself through Washington Square's memorial
Arch to the park for a Dance Festival on four stages.
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--------- Always confirm dates & times as stuff happens
When: Usually Saturday closest to middle of May
Where: 56th Street from Madison to 2nd Avenue | 2nd Avenue to 47th Street
Haitian Flag Day Parade
When: Sunday, mid-May
Where: Eastern Parkway from Utica Avenue to Grand Army Plaza
Norwegian-American 17th of May Parade
When: Sunday closest to May 17th
Where: 90th Street and 5th Avenue, north on 5th to 67th Street and 7th Avenue, Brooklyn
Martin Luther King/ 369th Regiment Parade
When: Third Sunday in May, noon
Where: A procession along 5th Ave from 61st to 86th Streets
More info: 212-397-8222
Celebrate a great man with a message of hope and unity for all god's children.The 369th, composed of African-Americans, was the first American regiment to reach the Rhine.
Salute to Israel Parade
When: Sunday, Late May
Where: 5th Avenue from 61st to 79th Street
More Info: (212) 245-8200 x255
Embracing the full complement of annual holidays, cultural events, commemorations, sites and resources that make New Yorks Jewish community so unique
Beginning in 1964, a showcase of Jewish-American traditions. The parade features 75,000 brilliantly costumed marchers, marching bands and floats. sponsored by private companies and Jewish organizations. Drawing over one million spectators, this highly visible event attracts broad media coverage and demonstrates the Jewish community's commitment to the State of Israel.
Haitian-American Day Parade
When: Last weekend
Where: Nostrand Avenue from Empire Boulevard to Foster Avenue
Greater NY Good Neighbor Parade
When: End of May
Where: Madison Avenue from 41st to 27th Street
These are usual times and locations. Make sure to check ahead for confirmation!
* The Tribeca Film Festival boasts works from 250 directors in more than 30 genres. Runs from early to mid-May.
* The Big Apple Circus spring engagement has become an NYC tradition.
* American Ballet Theatre
Season at the Met begins in mid-May and runs until early July.
* Harlem Meer Performance Festival starts on Labor Day weekend and runs until late July. More info: 212 860 1370
* Burlesque on the Beach runs from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend at Coney Island. A blend of old-fashioned girlies revues, freak shows, and toe tappin' music.
* Cinco De Mayo (May 5th) celebrates solidarity among Mexican and Latino immigrants to the USA. More in our Carnaval Cinco de Mayo Guide.
Rockefeller Center Arts Festival at Rockefeller Center Concourse is a juried show with works in wood, fiber arts and metal, live demonstrations. More info:
212-332-6868 or 212-632-3975.
* International Fine Art Fair at 7th Regiment Armory features paintings, drawings and sculpture from the Renaissance to the 1960s by European and American artists. More info:
Haughton International Fairs, 212-642-8572.
* Bicycle Film Festival includes screenings of feature length films and shorts that all have something to do with bicycles.
* New York AIDS Walk
is a 10K walk that begins and ends in Central Park. More info: 212-807-WALK.
* New York Arthritis Walk is a 3-mile walk. More info: New York Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation or 212-984-8700.
* Sprout Film Festival
features twenty films and videos presented in six programs attempts to reinforce accurate portrayals of people with developmental disabilities.
* Washington Square Outdoor Exhibit in Greenwich Village offers more than 20 blocks of museum- and gallery-quality art.
more info: 212-982-6255