Sunday, June 11, 2017

2017 NATIONAL PUERTO RICAN DAY PARADE, SUN. JUNE 11




60th ANNUAL NATIONAL PUERTO RICAN DAY PARADE ON FIFTH AVENUE 

SUNDAY, JUNE 11th, 2017

11:00AM - 5:00PM

The 60th Annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade will take place on New York City's Fifth Avenue, Sunday, June 11, starting at 11am. 

America's largest cultural celebration with over 1.5 million spectators this year features:
  • Gilberto Santa Rosa (Grand Marshal)
  • Iris Chac贸n (Godmother)
  • Yandel (Trailblazer Recogtition in Music and Arts)
  • Julio Monge (Trailblazer Recognition in the Performing Arts)
  • Bobby Cruz (Trailblazer recognition in Music)
  • Jeimy Osorio (All-Star Honoree)
  • Cucco Pe帽a (All-Star Honoree)
  • Laurie Hern谩ndez (Athlete of the Year)
  • Ozuna (Rising Star)
  • Rolando Alejandro (Rising Star)
  • Ana Isabelle (Ambassador)
  • Modesto Lacen (Ambassador)
  • Ektor Rivera (Ambassador)
  • Allan Villafa帽a (Ambassador)
  • Ricardo Luis Villarini (Ambassador)
  • Ismael Rivera, Jr. (Ambassador)
  • Shalim Ortiz (Ambassador)
  • Elijah Font (Prince) *Scholarship winner
  • Yamilet Cortes (Princess) *Scholarship winner
  • Christian Alexis Milian (Duke) *Scholarship winner
  • Amber Ali (Duchess) *Scholarship winner
Also scheduled to march:  Homigueros Township Mayor Hon. Pedro J. Garc铆a Figueroa, New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito, Puerto Rico Senator Rossana L贸pez Le贸n along with CHICAS of Alejandra Foundation, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.
 
2017 Parade Theme: "Un pueblo, muchas voces" (One Nation, Many Voices)
2017 Puerto Rico Hometown Dedication: Hormigueros 
2017 Honored State Side Community: Lorain & Cleveland, North East Ohio 
2017 Special Awareness Campaign: Anti-bullying, Puerto Rico's financial & humanitarian crisis. 
2017 Special Tributes & Recognitions: National Baseball Team (Team Rubio), Gilberto Gerena Valent铆n & Ram贸n Vel茅z, Jones Act & 100 years of U.S. Citizenship for Puerto Ricans 
 
Honorees not able to march due to scheduling conflict:
  • M贸nica Puig (Athlete of the Year) 
  • Lana Parrilla (Parade Queen) 
  • Walter Mercado (Lifetime Achievement)
     
 
WHERE:
 
Fifth Avenue
From 44th Street to 79th Street
New York, NY 10075
 
ADMISSION:
 
FREE. Open to the public.

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