Posts in Category: Parades

2015 Veterans Day Parade

New York City hosted its 96th annual parade, the largest celebration of service in the nation. “America’s Parade” featured more than 20,000 participants, including marching bands, floats, veterans and military units. At 11 a.m. — the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month — a solemn hush fell over Manhattan’s Madison Square Park as veterans laid wreaths under the Eternal Light Monument to honor the fallen.

2015 St. Patricks Day Parade

Shamrocks and rainbow banners waved in New York City’s St. Patrick’s Day parade up Fifth Avenue. The parade stepped off with a jovial Cardinal Timothy Dolan as grand marshal. “I’m as radiant as the sun, so thanks be to God for the honor and the joy,” said the archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York.

88th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Marching bands, floats and the big balloons soared along with the crowd’s spirits on a cold and blustery day as the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade made its way through the streets of New York City. (Yahoo News)

2014 NYC Veterans Day Parade

Thousands of veterans and their supporters marched up Fifth Avenue in New York, home to the nation’s oldest Veterans Day parade. The holiday known as Armistice Day held special meaning in the centennial year of the start of World War I. At 11 a.m. — the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month — a solemn hush fell over Manhattan’s Madison Square Park as veterans laid wreaths under the Eternal Light Monument to honor the fallen.