Join 1199 at the Dominican Day Parade 2017!August 10, 2017
Join us this Sunday at the 36th Annual Dominican Day Parade. The Dominican Day Parade celebrates the people and culture of the Dominican Republic.The parade also celebrates the contributions of Dominican-Americans to both the United States and the Dominican Republic. It also funds scholarships for promising Dominican-American students.
Sunday, August 13, 2017
1199 will gather at 37th street between 6th and 5th avenues. Enter on the 5th avenue side starting at 11:00am.
Now Featuring: Luis Vargas!
El Rey Supremo
on our 1199SEIU Float!
The Parade started in 1982 as a small celebration in Washington Heights, NYC’s main Dominican neighborhood. Today the Dominican Day Parade is the big celebration of New York City’s biggest Latin community. It is also the largest Dominican celebration in the United States.