DANCE IN THE PARADE

BE A ‘STAR`’ — Dance down Broadway and join over 10,000 dancers moving and grooving to over 100 styles of dance in the 16th Annual Dance Parade! Our 2022 Parade registration is open to everyone who commits to dancing in the parade.  It's free to join a group who is marked "Open" below. Come dance with us Saturday May 21st!

COVID-19 Pandemic Update (as of 4/7/21): Dance Parade reccomends (but does not require) full vaccinations for anyone over 5 years of age.  (see our full health and safety protocols here)

The Earlybird Registration has expired 3/31/22. There is no fee if you're joining an already registered group and under-resourced groups may apply for a scholarship fee waiver ahead of the deadline April 10th.

Individual Dancer: Free

As a member of a group or newbie to a group. Everyone must register:

Generally, individual dancers can join Dance Groups who do not have coordinated costumes or choreography.

Group:

(i.e. Dance Company, School, Nightclub, Burning Man Camp, etc):

REGISTER GROUP (CLOSED 4/30)

In addition to the promotional benefits from website & printed program listings, group registration also includes the opportunity to be paid through our Community Engagement Programs throughout the year. 

IMPORTANT 2022 DATES & DEADLINES:

April 1, Deadline to register for a scholarship fee waiver and deadline to register to perform at DanceFest

April 30, Deadline to register a group, vehicle or float

May 3, Parade Group Coordinators Zoom Meeting

May 18 (Wed), Noon - Press Conference on Steps of City Hall, NYC

May 21 (Sat), 9am - 10am: Parade check-in for Vehicles at 21st St & Park Ave (for registered vehicles only)

May 21 (Sat), 10am - 2:00pm: Parade check-in for all Parade Group Coordinators at East 2oth Street & Park Avenue (for registered parade group coordinators only) Parade starts at Noon. Festival 3-7pm After Party at Nublu 9pm - Late (151 Avenue C bet 9/10 st)

Ways to Dance with Sound

Each year Dance Parade gathers 200+ organizations, 10,000+ dancers and 75 vehicles and floats.  We manage these logistics by offering the below sound and vehicle options. Though higher budget options provide the most comprehensive sound for your dancers, low budget scenarios are also available:

Sound Patrol & Good Neighbor Policy:

However you participate, please be mindful of our Good Neighbor Policy and Sound Patrol who make ticket you for excessive sound. Repeated violations will result in removal from the parade. See video below for more information about this policy.

May 21, 2022 Parade Logistics

Parade Production Assistant Lead Adele Godfrey dances through the logistics for the Parade and Festival.

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Parade Production Assistant Lead Adele Godfrey explains our Sound Patrol and Good Neighbor Policy, ensuring an enjoyable and sustainable Dance Parade.

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Adele offers suggestions and explains parade rules in an effort to make the parade fun for everyone.

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Parade Production Assistant Lead Adele Godfrey explains our Sound Patrol and Good Neighbor Policy, ensuring an enjoyable and sustainable Dance Parade.

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2022 Parade Group Coordinators Meetings

May 21, 2022 Parade Order

(Updated 5pm, May 19, 2022)

 

ORDER  
CALL  TIME  
STEP   OFF GROUP NAME  TYPE OF VEHICLE STYLE
A - 1 10:45 11:45 Folk Dance Club Kaleidoscope 2 Cars Ukranian and Slavic Folkloric Dance
A - 2 10:45 11:45 Ballet Hispanico DP FLOAT Latinx Contemporary
A - 3 10:45 11:45 Grand Marshal & Mayoral Remarks    
A - 4 11:00 12:00 Tempo Alegre Salsa    
A - 6 11:04 12:04 Alison Cook Beatty Dance SUV Modern Dance
A - 7 11:05 12:05 Bloco La Conga Musicians walking Conga Santiaguera
A - 8 11:07 12:07 IFE The Movement & Ntrinsik Studios Car Afro Caribbean / Majorette
A - 9 11:08 12:08 Okán of Soul Dance Co. With music from another group Contemporary
A - 10 11:10 12:10 Sisterhood of Eclectic Bellydance Art, Inc. (SHEBA) Drummers Middle Eastern/ North African
A - 11 11:12 12:12 P.U.S.H. Dance Company Portable sound Hip Hop & Street Jazz
A - 12 11:13 12:13 MOVE|NYC| Sound Pod Contemporary
A - 13 11:14 12:14 New York Chinese Cultural Center Portable sound Chinese Dance
A - 14 11:16 12:16 Mazarte Dance Company Sound Pod Old and New Mexican Dance
A - 15 11:18 12:18 NYC iSchool   Mexican Folk Dance
A - 16 11:19 12:19 PS 86 The Irvington School With music from another group Mexican Folk Dance
A - 17 11:21 12:21 Brooklyn Swings and The Findyhoppers Portable sound Swing dance
A - 18 11:23 12:23 House of Yes DP FLOAT Social Dance Club
A - 19 11:23 12:23 Grand Marshal Rich Medina On HoY GM Float above Hip Hop, House & Afrobeat
A - 20 11:25 12:25 Cumbe: Center for African and Diaspora Dance, Inc. Drumline Afro-Brazilian Samba and Experimental Sabar (from Senegal)
A - 21 11:25 12:25 Batalá New York With musicians who walk Afro-Brazilian Percussion and Dance
A - 22 11:26 12:26 DanceSense Wellness Bluetooth Afya Afro Jazz
A - 23 11:27 12:27 RudanceNY Sound Pod Ballroom & Traditional Chinese QuPao
A - 24 11:28 12:28 BodyStories: Teresa Fellion Dance Portable sound Contemporary/Modern
A - 25 11:29 12:29 BCDP Global With music from another group Contemporary Fusion
A - 26 11:30 12:30 Heidi Latsky Dance DP FLOAT Physically Integrated Contemporary
A - 27 11:31 12:31 Grand Marshal Heidi Latsky On HLD GM Float Physically Integrated Dance
A - 28 11:31 12:31 Erv Works Dance On the Heidi Latsky GM Float Contemporary
A - 29 11:31 12:31 Hyp-ACCESS On HLD GM Float Disabled dancers
A - 30 11:33 12:33 Dancers Dreamzzz Car Mambo/Salsa, Hip Hop
A - 31 11:34 12:34 Explosion Dance Team Sound Pod Hip Hop / Soca
A - 32 11:35 12:35 Judah International Dance Theatre Portable sound Ballet
A - 33 11:37 12:37 A-Y/dancers Sound Pod Contemporary Concert Dance
B - 34 11:38 12:38 Fit4Dance DP FLOAT Hip Hop, Soca, Afrobeat, Dancehall
B - 35 11:39 12:39 PS 56 The Lewis H Latimer School Sound Pod Asian Fusion
B - 36 11:41 12:41 Glassdolls and ToySoldiers Dance Company Sound Pod Majorette/Modern
B - 37 11:42 12:42 Andrés y Sarita Tango   Argentine Tango
B - 38 11:43 12:43 The Tango Factory Band DP FLOAT Tango
B - 39 11:45 12:45 Caporales San Simón A Filial NJ Pickup Bolivian Folkloric Dance
B - 40 11:46 12:46 Fogo Azul NYC Musicians walking Brazilian Drumming / Samba Reggae & Funk
B - 41 11:48 12:48 House Coalition DP FLOAT House (Freestyle)
B - 42 11:49 12:49 Energy in the Middle With music from another group Roller Dance
B - 43 11:50 12:50 It's Showtime NYC Sound Pod Street/Club Dance
B - 44 11:51 12:51 C.I.C.T. (Creative Individuals Coming Together) Car Hip-Hop, Street Jazz
B - 45 11:53 12:53 Tropicalfete, Inc DP FLOAT Caribbean
B - 46 11:55 12:55 Sweet Kicks Van Outdoor dance
B - 47 11:56 12:56 USA Irish Dance Alliance Sound Pod Irish dancing
B - 48 11:58 12:58 Brooklyn Royal Diamonds DP FLOAT Traditional Majorette & Jazz
B - 49 11:59 12:59 BAD (Body All Dancers) Portable sound Litefeet Hip Hop
B - 50 12:00 13:00 Marlon International Sound Pod Salsa
B - 51 12:01 13:01 Salay Bolivia USA Vehicle with Trailer Bolivian Salay
B - 52 12:03 13:03 Saung Budaya Dance DP FLOAT Traditional Indonesian/Sumatra
B - 53 12:03 13:03 I.S. 347 School of Humanities With music from another group West Sumatran
B - 54 12:04 13:04 Exit12 Dance Company UNCONFIRMED Contemporary Ballet
B - 55 12:05 13:05 Energy Dance Company Van Salsa and Street Jazz
B - 56 12:06 13:06 Sparky the Unicorn Portable sound Burning Man Mutant Vehicle
B - 57 12:07 13:07 Deep Playa NYC Bus Deep/Organic house, Melodic techno
B - 58 12:08 13:08 Glinda the Good Bus Bus Radical Self Expression
B - 59 12:09 13:09 ---- With music from another group Participatory musical
B - 61 12:10 13:10 Kids Breaking League Sound Pod Breaking
B - 62 12:11 13:11 Bronx Arena High School With music from another group Break Dance
B - 63 12:13 13:13 Moksha Arts DP FLOAT Bollywood
B - 64 12:14 13:14 Flex Dance Program Sound Pod Flexn
B - 65 12:15 13:15 Creative Movement Expressions Performing Arts Program Portable sound Hip Hop
B - 66 12:16 13:16 Klassy Katz Elite Dance Team Inc Pickup Majorette
B - 67 12:17 13:17 Glory City DP FLOAT Chinese Contemporary
B - 68 12:18 13:18 Moving for Life    
B - 69 12:19 13:19 Creative Movement Expressions Performing Arts Program Portable sound Hip Hop
B - 70 12:20 13:20 SoulPhamm Sound Pod Hip-Hop Majorette
B - 71 12:21 13:21 PS/MS 34 Franklin D. Roosevelt School DP FLOAT Congolese Dance
B - 72 12:22 13:22 Fusha Dance Company   Afro Dance (Central Africa)
B - 73 12:23 13:23 Salay Bolivia USA Vehicle with Trailer Bolivian Salay
C - 74 12:24 13:24 Fraternidad Folklorica y Cultural Caporales Universitarios de San Simon Cochabamba Filial NY Pickup Bolivian Dance
C - 75 12:25 13:25 Flawless Dance Family SUV Hip Hop/Majorette
C - 76 12:27 13:27 Change Will Happen DP FLOAT Bollywood
C - 77 12:28 13:28 Royal Majesty Dance Company Car Majorette
C - 78 12:29 13:29 FFCMorenada Bolivia USA Pickup Bolivian Morenada
C - 79 12:30 13:30 Can’t Be Tamed (C.B.T) Portable sound Hip Hop/Majorette
C - 80 12:31 13:31 Urban dance Opportunities Car with Trailer for Sound Afro-Caribbean, South African Kuduru
C - 81 12:33 13:33 KR3TS Dance Company DP FLOAT Hip Hop, Litefeet, Latin freestyle
C - 82 12:34 13:34 KaisokahA/EnJproductions Flatbed truck Caribbean Carnival
C - 83 12:35 13:35 Red Bull    
C - 84 12:36 13:36 Red Bull Mini Cooper  
C - 85 12:37 13:37 NYC Hoop Troupe Event Car with DJs Hula Hoop Dance/Flow art
C - 86 12:38 13:38 CPDSA/SK82FAME   Dance Routines on Sk8es
C - 87 12:39 13:39 Vinyl Nights DP FLOAT Hip Hop, Hustle, Roller Disco
C - 87.1 12:40 13:40 Kostume Kult   Burner Freestyle
C - 87.2 12:41 13:41 Main Character Musical With music from another group Participatory musical
C - 88 12:41 13:41 JunXion Bus Freeform
C - 89 12:42 13:42 Ecstatic Dance Bus Ecstatic Dance
C - 90 12:43 13:42 Freaky Deaky Krewe Bluetooth Speaker Wierdos
C - 91 12:44 13:43 Cheer 4 a Cause SUV Cheerleading
C - 92 12:45 13:44 JBelly's School of RAQ: Bellydance DP FLOAT Raqs Sharqi, Bellydance
C - 93 12:46 13:45 Freedom Dabka Sound Pod Palestinian
C - 94 12:47 13:46 All Star Studios SUV Jazz/Contemporary
C - 93 12:46 13:45 Sucre San Simon Caporales Pickup Bolivian Caporales
C - 94 12:47 13:46 F.F.C.U. Caporales San Simon SUCRE-Virginia Pickup Caporales
C - 95 12:49 13:48 Xianix Barrera Flamenco Co. DP FLOAT Flamenco
C - 96 12:50 13:49 Yvonne Gutierrez's Herencia Musivc from Xianix flamenco Flamenco and Salsa Reunion
C - 97 12:51 13:50 Sunshine Dance NYC Sound Pod Chinese Classical Dance
C - 98 12:52 13:51 BOSS KIDS Sound Pod Hip Hop
C - 99 12:53 13:52 Central Park East II Dream Team UNCONFIRMED Hip Hop and Step
C - 100 12:54 13:53 Surati for Performing Arts Flatbed truck Indian classical, folk, Bollywood, fusion,
C - 101 12:55 13:54 Disco Love Vehicle with Trailer New York & New Style Hustle
C - 102 12:56 13:55 Drum and Bass is love DP FLOAT Drum and Bass
C - 103 12:57 13:56 Siren Project Flatbed truck Electronic
C - 104 12:58 13:57 Tinkus San Simon Filial Virginia Car Bolivian Tinkus
C - 105 12:59 13:58 The Pirate Queen’s Revenge Vehicle with Trailer Burner
C - 106 13:01 14:00 5Rhythms DP FLOAT 5Rhythms
D - 107 13:02 14:01 AFOVIC USA Pickup Peruvian Caporal
D - 108 13:03 14:02 Ritmo y Pasion Pickup Peruvian
D - 109 13:04 14:03 Solar Soundsystem NYC Flatbed truck Breakbeat, Techno, House
D - 110 13:05 14:04 Caporales San Simon La Paz filial New York Pickup Bolivian Caporales
D - 111 13:06 14:05 Fraternidad Folklorica y Cultural Caporales Universitarios de San Simon Cochabamba Filial NY Pickup Bolivian Dance
D - 112 13:07 14:06 (FFCS) Caporales San Simon Filial VA Pickup Bolivian Caporales
D - 113 13:08 14:07 King and Queen Radio Worldwide DP FLOAT Freestyle (house, Disco, Reggae
D - 114 13:09 14:08 Bronx G.E.M.S SUV Hop hop , Pom , Cheer
D - 115 13:10 14:09 Team Kogyoku Bluetooth Speaker Japanese Yosakoi
D - 116 13:11 14:10 Groove NYC Inc Portable sound Community Dance Experience
D - 117 13:12 14:11 Jump Dance Company Car Jazz / Contemporary
           
D - 119 13:14 14:13 Midtown Swings Portable sound Lindy Hop
D - 120 13:15 14:14 Brooklyn Gymnastics and Dance SUV Rhythmic Gymnastics
D - 121 13:16 14:15 The Golden Dancerettes LLC: House of Gold Dance Academy UNCONFIRMED Majorette/HBCU
D - 122 13:17 14:16 Diamond Dancers Portable sound Majorette/ Hip Hop
D - 123 13:18 14:17 A.Stars Dance Company Portable sound Hip-Hop Majorette
D - 124 13:19 14:18 CarNYval Dancers UNCONFIRMED AfroCaribbean (Soca, Traditional West African)
D - 125 13:20 14:19 Los Andulleros de Santiago USA Car Dominican Carnival, Lechones de Santiago
D - 126 13:21 14:20 Tecuanes Quetzalcoatl Flatbed truck Folkloric
D - 127 13:22 14:21 Xdance Studio Pickup latin dance mix
D - 128 13:23 14:22 Heartbreak Crew Portable sound Hip-Hop
D - 129 13:24 14:23 UCHS Saberettes UNCONFIRMED Cheerleading
D - 129.2 13:24 14:23      
D - 129.2 13:25 14:24 Young Ambition Dance Co. Car** Salsa
D - 130 13:25 14:24 Flowers of Hope NY Portable sound Flowers of Hope Belly Dancer and Zumba
D - 131 13:26 14:25 New York Chinese Qipao Association Inc SUV Chinese dance
D - 132 13:27 14:26 Opancici/Drina Pickup Serbian folk dance
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