The LADY BUGGIES Return To Dance Parade Saturday, May 21st!

Dance Parade is pleased to announce plans to bring back our beloved friends, The Lady Buggies! They say Lady Bugs bring luck and that is just what was needed this year to solve some of our vehicle and mobile sound logistics in the 10th Annual […] 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 »

Grand Marshals announced for the 10th Annual Dance Parade & Festival

*For Immediate Release* Contact: Rebecca Myles Tel: 917-326-0802 email: publicity@danceparade.org New York, April 20, 2016 – Dance Parade New York is pleased to announce that contemporary dance choreographer Garth Fagan, KS 360 aka “Kwikstep” street dance veteran and global DJ, and B-Girl Rokafella, pioneer female […] 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 »

Dance Parade Needs You! First STREET TEAM Meetup Sunday, April 19th 2pm!

It is going to be a BEAUTIFUL day and a great chance to spread the word about Dance Parade! The very first Dance Parade STREET TEAM Meetup is this Sunday, April 19th 2:00 pm at Starbucks in Astor Place! We will meet for a quick […] 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 »

10,000 DANCERS, 155 GROUPS, PERFORMING 77 DIVERSE DANCE STYLES ON THE STREETS OF NEW YORK!

  AFRICAN, BALLET, BOLIVIAN, MEXICAN FOLK, POLYNESIAN, ROLLER DISCO, SALSA, SWING, TAP, UKRAINIAN FOLK & WAACKING FOR ONE DAY 10,000 DANCERS IN 155 GROUPS PERFORMING 77 DIVERSE DANCE STYLES ON THE STREETS OF NEW YORK FOR EIGHTH ANNUAL DANCE PARADE AND DANCEFEST For Immediate Release […] Read more »

IMPORTANCE OF DANCE ARTS IN NEW YORK CITY ILLUSTRATED AT CITY HALL MONDAY, MAY 12TH

Importance of Dance Arts in New York City Illustrated by Breakdance, Congo, Hip Hop, Tap and Waacking Dancers joining Dance Parade organizers and supporters At New York’s City Hall FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Eva Dilmanian & Rebecca Myles publicity@danceparade.org 917-326-0802 New York, May 12 Dance […] Read more »

What Has Over 20,000 Legs And 20,000 Arms That Can Be Artistically Expressive In Over 75 Unique Ways?

DANCE PARADE ANNOUNCES LINEUP OF 10,000 DANCERS 
& 75 CULTURALLY DIVERSE DANCE STYLES! THE EIGHTH ANNUAL DANCE PARADE AND FESTIVAL IS SATURDAY, MAY 17, 2014 Question: What has over 20,000 legs and 20,000 arms that can be artistically expressive in 75 unique ways? Answer: The […] 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 With Erick Morillo & Pacha NYC This Year Plus Official After Party Details!

Dance with Erick Morillo & Pacha NYC in the annual NYC Dance Parade! Erick Morillo will be at the helm of Pacha NYC’s Dance Parade float–leading a parade of dancers to celebrate electronic dance music – Subliminal style! And he wants YOU to join him! […] Read more »

Dance Parade Team Special Guests On WBAI’s Liquid Sound Lounge Saturday, May 3rd with Jeannie Hopper 7pm!

Catch Dance Parade on WBAI’s Liquid Sound Lounge with DJ Jeannie Hopper Saturday, May 3rd from 7-10pm!   Tune in at wbai.org as other members of the Dance Parade team make an appearance as special guests once again! Keep an eye out for DJ Jeannie Hopper […] Read more »

Just A Few Days Left To ‘BE THE MOMENTUM’! Help Make Dance Parade Happen!

Our Campaign to raise funds for our programs will end in just six days.  Anyone who pitches in more than $25 by Midnight Monday April 28th will be offered a FREE Grandstand Ticket for the best seat on the parade route, at 8th and University […] Read more »

(Updated With Links!) Princess Lockerooo & Her Waacktion Heros LIVE on BronxNet TV Friday, April 25th 10:00am

WATCH THE INTERVIEW! WATCH THE PERFORMANCE!   Catch Star Love Princess Lockeroo and her Waacktion Heros LIVE along with members of the Dance Parade team on BronxNet’s Open Air Show with Rhina Valentine 10:00am this Friday! Stream it at www.bronxnet.org Also enjoy appearances by DJ […] Read more »

Dance Parade Street Team Meetup Saturday, April 26th in Union Square!

it is going to be a BEAUTIFUL day and a great chance to spread the word about Dance Parade! Next Dance Parade STREET TEAM Meetup is this Saturday, April 26th 2:00 pm at Starbucks in Union Square! (17th & Broadway) We will meet for a […] Read more »

Join Our Team : Dance Parade Production Team Volunteer Positions Available!

Without the expertise and dedication of our all-volunteer team, Dance Parade would simply not happen.  Aside from the continuous work done all year long to ensure the success of the event through sponsorship, outreach and marketing,  the actual planning and production of the event requires […] Read more »

Dance Parade Names Grammy Winning DJ & Producer Hex Hector Grand Marshal For 2014!

Joining Savion Glover and Jawole Willa Jo Zollar this year as a grand marshal is Grammy winning, DJ and Producer Hex Hector!   Hex will be bringing his authentic NYC style to the parade this year perched atop one of our many floats down Broadway playing […] Read more »

Genre Buzz : The Magnificent Evolution of Vogue Dance From Underground To Mainstream

Pushed right out into people’s faces back in 1990 (and hinted at in 1989 when she performed ‘Express Yourself’ at The VMA’s that year), Madonna took the wildly and intentionally  arrogant and in your face style of dancing called “Voguing” and made it a household […] Read more »

Louie Vega Ignites LIFT OFF 2014 : The Official Launch Party for Dance Parade’s 8th Season on Saturday 9/28

Dance Parade presents LIFT OFF 2014, the official launch party for its exciting 8th Season, with an all night house music extravaganza headlined by Grammy Award winning Producer and legendary DJ Louie Vega who was honoured as a Dance Parade’s Grand Marshal in 2013. Special […] Read more »