2013 Grandstand Tickets On Sale Now! Get a Front Row Seat To Celebrate The Most Culturally Diverse Event in the World!



On Saturday, May 18, 2013 get the best seat on the parade route as 10,000 dancers stop and perform in front of this year’s Grandstand!  Watch over 200 dance organizations be announced by our MC as they dance their way to Tompkins Square Park for a DanceFest. Bring your camera–there’s no other event quite like this one!

Get a front row seat to celebrate the most culturally diverse event in the world!

$25 to $50 Grandstand Tickets support the production of Dance Parade and DanceFest

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Where:  The Grandstand will be stationed at 53 Astor Place – (St. Marks Place / 8th Street) between 3rd and 4th Avenue in front of Cooper Union.When:  Seating begins at 1 PMWhy:  This location is perfect for viewing the parade and is within walking distance of DanceFest, the post-parade festival in Tompkins Square Park. Our Master of Ceremonies will announce each group and all dancers will take their turn performing in front of the Grandstand.

Purpose: Funds raised from grandstand seating will support the cost of Dance Parade & Festival.


We will boogie our way down Broadway, hula, swing and Irish step our way past Union Square and into University Place. At Eighth Street we will Salsa, Tango and Waltz East into Saint Marks Street. Our House, Techno and Disco floats will have afternoon shoppers wigglin as they watch us get down in the heart of the East Village. A straight shot from there brings us to DanceFest in Tompkins Square Park.  At DanceFest we will come together and celebrate watching free dance performances, be able to take free dance lessons and enjoy a Dance Party.Our mission is to promote dance as an expressive and unifying art form by showcasing all forms of dance, educating the general public about the opportunity to experience dance and celebrate the diversity of dance. n1517991168_99679_7719
Price:  Earlybird price of $25 and $50 the Day of the Parade.
Day of Parade ticket sales start at the grandstand at 12 PM. Space is limited.
Your contibution helps support Dance Parade.The Grandstand will feature an MC and DJ to announce each group as they make their way past and begin the final throes of the parade, making a left on St. Mark’s Place towards DanceFest in Tompkins Square Park!contact Hal@DanceParade.org for more information!