Dance Parade New York Season 11 Lift Off Sunday, February 26th at Taj Lounge!

Dance with us at the exotic Taj Lounge to the feel good soulful music of DJ Ali Coleman (House Coalition). Two riveting performance sets, folkloric to hip-hop, curated to light you up about Dance Parade’s 11th Season. Meet the Movers and Shakers of the 2017 […] Read more »

Help These Wonderful Dance Groups FLOAT Down Broadway Saturday, May 21st!

LAST CHANCE TO ORDER A FLOAT! One of the coolest ways to be in the Dance Parade is on a Parade float!  Our production team led by Adele Godfrey is now working with Parade Group Coordinators to create a beautifully decorated float, fully loaded sound […] Read more »

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

This year’s theme, “DECADE OF DANCE,” recognizes Dance Parade’s 10th Year Anniversary and celebrates over 75 unique styles and cultures.  Buying a Grandstand Seat is a great way to be apart of our effot to inspire dance in New York City.  100% of  grandstand proceeds […] Read more »

Annual ‘Taste Of Dance Parade’ Showcase A Sensational Success!

  On Sunday, April 12th,  Dance Parade returned to its beloved Dixon Place, a cultural hub of New York City’s  Lower East Side and a perfect home for our final fundraiser of the season and a valiant showcase of the various components that make up […] Read more »

Indiegogo ‘Be The Momentum’ Campaign Update : The Parade And Festival Are On!

The Parade and Festival Are On!  On Saturday May 17th, join Grand Marshals Savion Glover, Jawole Zolar and Hex Hector along with 10,000 other dancers for the 8th annual Dance Parade! Although, as a community, we did not reach our fundraising goal with our first […] Read more »

Dance Parade 2014 ‘Be The Momentum’ Indiegogo Campaign Launched! Contribute Today!

Dance Parade New York’s 2014 theme is “BE the MOMENTUM” — And YOU can help create memories that can last a lifetime. For the past 7 years, Dance Parade New York has become the world’s largest event to ceelbrate the diversity of dance. On May […] Read more »

2014 IndieGogo Campaign Launched! Help Make Dance Parade Happen!

launched           Help us Dream Big! To build a bigger and better parade, we need your collective imagination, ideas and suggestions, Dancers and Dance Lovers!   We are planning to launch an Indiegogo campaign in February to find underwriting for this year’s New York Dance […] Read more »

Upcoming Showcase Is Two Part ‘Taste Of Dance Parade’ at Flamboyán Theater Sunday, March 30th

  Dance Parade SHOWCASE Sunday, March 30th 3PM & 7PM Shows! Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural & Educational Center 107 Suffolk Street Lower East Side, NY confirmed groups so far : *Anabella Lenzu/Dance Drama *Mazarte Dance Group *de novo dance *Na Oiwi NYC *Shushi Armenian Dance […] Read more »

LIFT OFF 2014 Launch Party Recap And A Preview Of Upcoming Events!

With LIFT OFF, the end of September was the start of our production season and a successful start it was!  On Saturday 9/28, over 600 guests contributed their proceeds to Dance Parade 2014 with a great fun/friendly vibe and got down with some serious dancing.  […] Read more »

How To Turn Kids Into STARS on Broadway!

Please help these deserving NYC kids get Dance Residencies for a donation of only $5 or more!         Join us to offer exciting 5 week dance residencies to Community Centers in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens!    Youth get to complete their programs […] Read more »

Dance Parade Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Fund Dance Residencies That Turn Kids Into “Stars on Broadway”!

Dance Parade launches its very first Kickstarter Campaign to help fund our Community Engagement Education Programs!   We at Dance Parade do more than produce the parade and festival–Through our Community Engagement Education Program we offer engaging dance curriculum to under-resourced communities.  Beginning April 15th, […] Read more »

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 […] Read more »

“A Taste of Dance Parade” Impressive List of International Dance Day Performers Announced!

DANCE PARADE IS PROUD TO FEATURE THESE 11 DANCE GROUPS AT THE 7TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL DANCE DAY GALA HOSTED ONCE AGAIN BY DIXON PLACE IN THE HEART OF NYC’S CULTURE & ARTS RICH LOWER EAST SIDE! Andanza Flamenco (FLAMENCO) Calvinology/Calvin Wiley (HIP-HOP) Dancing Rubies/Bellydance America’s […] Read more »

Dance Parade Once Again Marquee Beneficiary for NYC Gratitude’s “Return of the Light” Saturday, December 8th

NYC Gratitude will be hosting its annual dance party/multi-media extravaganza on Saturday, December 8th at The Electric Warehouse in Brooklyn.  Once again, along with FIGMENT and various Hurricane Sandy Relief Effort Organizations and artists and families affected by the hurricane, Dance Parade will be one […] Read more »

Dance Parade’s 7th Season Lift Off @ Taj Lounge! Tuesday, November 13th 6pm-9pm Reserve your tickets now!

Dance Parade 2013 Lift Off @ Taj Lounge 48 West 21st Street (bet 5/6 aves) Tuesday November 13th 6-9pm Join the organizers and participants of Dance Parade for Our Annual Kick Off for the new season of New York City’s only Dance Parade!  Registration for […] Read more »

Dance Parade is Marquee Beneficiary at NYC*Gratitude Saturday, December 10th!

Dance Parade is very grateful to be selected along with the FIGMENT festival as a marquee beneficiary to the Gratitude Party this Saturday!  The dance event supports Participatory Culture in New York City, greater expression of the collective talent, vision, cooperation, and depth of this […] Read more »

Dance Parade presents at 12th Annual Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square!

On Monday, November 28, 2011 the Lincoln Square Business Improvement District and presenting sponsor Time Warner will host the Twelfth Annual Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square – New York City’s largest holiday festival! Winter’s Eve kicks off with a neighborhood tree lighting ceremony and features free entertainment, food tastings, in-store activities and shopping around and about this colorful and vibrant neighborhood. Dance Parade will provide the following entertainment from 6 to 9pm between 62nd and 65th streets: Incallajta New York (Bolivian Tinkus Dance) Manhattan Samba (Brazilian Samba Band) New York City Stilt Walkers NYC Bhangra (Asian Indian Bhangra Dance) Read more »

10tecomai Yosakoi Dance Project lead The 5th Annual Dance Parade in honor of JAPAN!

To honor the victims of the all too recent Japanese earthquake and subsequent tsunami, Dance Parade has chosen The 10tecomai Yosakoi Dance Project to lead The 5th Annual Dance Parade this year. Lining up at 21st Street and Broadway, the group which uniquely blends Traditional and Contemporary Japanese Dance will be the very first of our 160 groups to make their way downtown at 1pm. 10tecomai recently lent their talents to our March fundraiser at Alpha Fusion Restaurant in March, their passionate performance just days after the Japanese tragedy rocked the world. When trying to decided which of our illustrious groups should be first in line, the answer was not hard to find at all. Please make sure you get to the parade on time for this will be a memorable and honorable moment in today's milestone event. Read more »

International Dance Day Performers Announced!

Next Saturday, April 23rd,  DNA (Dance New Amsterdam) hosts our 5th Annual International Dance Day Celebration!   Aside from rubbing shoulders with dance lovers, afficionados and Dance Parade Volunteers, six amazing groups will be performing to present you with a wonderful ‘taste of Dance Parade’ […] Read more »

International Dance Day Celebration April 23rd @ Dance New Amsterdam

SAVE THE DATE! INTERNATIONAL DANCE DAY SATURDAY, APRIL 23RD! 5:00pm-9:00pm @Dance New Amsterdam Do you have items you can donate for International Dance Day? We are looking for items to auction at the International Dance Day fundraiser. Previous items included gift certificates, dance lessons, custom […] Read more »