See Let’s Dance at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan

Let’s Dance Everyday! at CMOM— August 1-August 31, 2017 212 West 83rd Street, NYC (between Broadway and Columbus Avenue) Bounce, glide or leap to the Children’s Museum of Manhattan’s exciting exhibition/dance space designed to introduce children and families to the delights of dance! Celebrate the beauty, […] Read more »

Congratulations To Our 2017 Photo Contest Winners!

Congratulations Photo Contest Winners!   This year 44 photographs participated in the photo contest.  A group of 7 judges who were dancers from the parade and parade staff each went through nearly 600 photos and choose their top photos in two rounds of selectinons.  In […] Read more »

2017 Dance Parade Photo Contest Announced!

Each year Dance Parade attracts hundreds of photographers of all ilks to capture the magic found when 80 unique styles of dance and cultures are all presented in the same place.  They love the energy, movement and color found among ancient cultures and highly ambitious […] Read more »

Congratulations! 2015 Dance Parade Photo Contest Winners Announced!

2015 Dance Parade Photo Contest Winners Announced! Thank you to all of the photographers that submitted their work to our contest this year.  All of you captured the true spirit of Dance Parade in color, costume, culture and creativity.   The voting round consisted of a […] Read more »

Paparazzi Alert! Find Out How To Enter Dance Parade’s 2015 Photo Contest!

Did you take some prize winning photographs of The 9th Annual Dance Parade & Festival?   Well here’s your chance to let the world see them and win some fabulous Dance Parade prizes!   DEADLINE FOR PHOTO CONTEST SUBMISSIONS IS TUESDAY, MAY 26TH AT MIDNIGHT Many […] Read more »

The 9th Annual New York Dance Parade & Festival Is Almost Upon Us! #LIVEFREEANDDANCE

TENS OF THOUSANDS OF DANCERS LIMBER UP FOR THE MOST MULTI-CULTURAL EVENT IN THE NEW YORK CITY CALENDAR: THE NINTH ANNUAL DANCE PARADE AND FESTIVAL Tens of thousands of dancers are limbering up in classes and clubs in preparation for the Ninth Annual Dance Parade […] Read more »

What Is Dance Parade?

Dance Parade’s mission is to inspire dance through the celebration of diversity. On Saturday May 16, 2015 over 10,000 dancers will converge on the streets of New York City showcasing 75 styles of dance making the 9th Annual Dance Parade and Festival the world’s largest […] Read more »

Congratulations! 2014 Dance Parade Photo Contest Winners Announced At Last!

Through a combination of an exciting Facebook voting round followed by a select Dance Parade Team voting round, these photos were chosen based on how well they display and capture the most intimate moments as well as the most grand and joyous moments of the […] 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 »

A Choreographed Conversation : The Various Stages of DJ McDonald, Lead Curator of DanceFest 2013 by Chauncey Dandridge

Our Social Media guru Chauncey recently fashioned a chat with his Dance Parade colleague DJ McDonald,  this year’s Lead Curator for DanceFest, the festival that immediately follows the parade every year in Tompkins Square Park.  The DanceFest 2013 program was comprised of four stages in […] Read more »

#UNITYTHROUGHDANCE The 7th Annual Dance Parade & DanceFest 2013 Recap!

  DANCE PARADE AND DANCEFEST 2013 Dance Parade New York’s theme for its Seventh Annual Dance Parade and DanceFest was Unity through Dance, and while usually adversarial Mayor Michael Bloomberg and New York City Council agreed in separate Proclamations, the value for Dance Parade on Saturday, […] Read more »

Dance Parade 2013 Gallery : A View From The Grandstand Saturday, May 18th

Without much fanfare, here is a gallery featuring photos taken by Dance Parade’s own Jaime Jaget while stationed at our Grandstand located in Astor Place. Parade groups danced down Broadway and made a left onto St. Mark’s before the final stretch into Tompkins Square Park […] Read more »

2013 International Dance Day Gallery Part Three by Josef Pinlac : Neville, NIWA, Shakedown & Times Square Squares

Here is part three of an exhuberant collection of photographs captured by Josef Pinlac,  one of the newest members of the Dance Parade team, at The 7th Annual International Dance Day Gala held at Dixon Place on Sunday, April 28th.  There were ten fantastic performances […] Read more »

2013 International Dance Day Gallery Part Two by Josef Pinlac : Andanza Flamenco, RiSE & Dancing Rubies

Here is part two of a beautiful collection of photographs captured by Josef Pinlac,  one of the newest members of the Dance Parade team, at The 7th Annual International Dance Day Gala held at Dixon Place on Sunday, April 28th.  There were ten fantastic performances […] Read more »

2013 International Dance Day Gala Gallery Part One by Josef Pinlac : Fusha, Mazarte & Jehan’s Bellydance Raks Stars

Here is part one of an astounding collection of photographs captured by Josef Pinlac,  one of the newest members of the Dance Parade team, at The 7th Annual International Dance Day Gala held at Dixon Place on Sunday, April 28th.  There were ten fantastic performances […] Read more »

Enjoy A Fantastic Photo Gallery of Dance Parade 2012 by Lower Deck Photography

Enjoy a Fantastic Photo Gallery of Dance Parade 2012 by Lower Deck Photography Also as a bonus, check out another set of photos by Chris Beast Smith & Citizen Chris   Read more »

Building Up Anticipation for Dance Parade 2013 on Instagram! Follow us @DanceParadeNYC

Every few hours,  our brand new Instagram is being wonderfully inundated with photos of Dance Parade’s past building up anticipation for our 7th Annual Parade & Festival!   We’re also taking the time to capture candid and choreographed moments during our planning process and various […] Read more »

Announcing The Dance Parade 2012 Photo Contest Winning Photographers!

The Dance Parade Team is proud to announce this year’s winning photographers for The 2012 Dance Parade Photo Contest.   Our panel of judges’ decision was very close bettween the winner and the First and Second Runners Up. The grand prize photographer will receive a […] Read more »

CALLING ALL PHOTOGRAPHERS! Enter Our 2012 Dance Parade Photo Contest!

DanceParade is a feast for the senses. Photographers, join us for this unique opportunity to celebrate the beauty of dance against the stunning backdrop of New York City! Enter your five favorite photos into the 2012 New York Dance Parade Photo Contest for a chance […] Read more »

Have you seen one of our 2012 Street Banners?

TITAN Media Outdoors has taken a slew of photos of our gorgeous street banners lining the upcoming parade route!   Check them out! Check out our full 2012 media kit here Read more »