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Click to register for The 12th Annual Dance Parade & Festival on Saturday, May 19th in New York City!


Dance Parade is:

A 501(c)3 charity whose mission is to inspire dance through the celebration of diversity. Our volunteer supported organization produces the annual Dance Parade on Broadway followed by DanceFest in Tompkins Square Park. In the months leading up to the Parade and Festival we offer Community Engagement Programs in Schools, Recreation Facilities and Senior Centers throughout New York City.

Upcoming Events!

  • Sun Apr 8, 2018: A Taste of Dance Parade at Dixon Place Theater
  • Tue Apr 22, 2018 — 6:30pm Parade Group Coordinators Meeting, NYC – contact
  • Sat May 19, 2018 1pm: 12th Annual Dance Parade, Manhattan
  • Sat May 19, 2018 3pm: 12th Annual DanceFest,Tompkins Square Park/
  • Sat May 19, 2018 9pm: After party at Nublu, 62 Avenue C bet 4/5 St

Dance Parade New York


Following Dance Parade, DanceFest comes alive in Tompkins Square Park on 5 Stages with free Performances and dance instruction.


Community Engagement Programs:

Dance Education culminating with participation in Dance Parade and DanceFest!

Cultural Residencies

Multi-week residencies focused on
culturally specific dance forms

Ageless Action

Serving older Americans through
the joy of movement and dance

Community Kinect

Using dance to instill lifelong enthusiasm for physical fitness


Volunteers are needed before, during and after the Parade and Festival. Click here to become a Volunteer