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Victory parade for U.S. women’s soccer team

Charles Lindbergh was awarded one after his solo transatlantic flight, and then-Gen. Dwight Eisenhower was honored with one for his leadership of the Allied Forces. Astronauts, world leaders, a pope and war veterans all have been honored with ticker-tape parades in New York City’s famed Canyon of Heroes. Now, the Women’s National Team is the center of the celebration on Wednesday, commemorating its World Cup win in France on Sunday.

Fans turn out to honor the U.S. women’s soccer team for a ticker tape parade along the Canyon of Heroes, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in New York. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

Fans celebrate as members of the the U.S. women’s soccer team pass by during a ticker tape parade along the Canyon of Heroes, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in New York. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

Kelley O’Hara of the U.S. women’s soccer team celebrates with fans during a parade along the Canyon of Heroes, July 10, 2019, in New York. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

Megan Rapinoe holds the Women’s World Cup trophy as the U.S. women’s soccer team is celebrated with a parade along the Canyon of Heroes, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in New York. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

Kelley O’Hara of the U.S. women’s soccer team celebrates with fans during a parade along the Canyon of Heroes, July 10, 2019, in New York. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

Members of the U.S. women’s soccer team ride upon a float while being honored with a ticker tape parade along the Canyon of Heroes in New York, Wednesday, July 10, 2019. The U.S. national team beat the Netherlands 2-0 to capture a record fourth Women’s World Cup title. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

Fans celebrate as members of the U.S. women’s soccer team pass by during a ticker tape parade along the Canyon of Heroes, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in New York. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

Ali Krieger takes photos of the crowds as the U.S. women’s soccer team is celebrated with a parade along the Canyon of Heroes, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in New York. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

Fans celebrate as members of the the U.S. women’s soccer team pass by during a ticker tape parade along the Canyon of Heroes, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in New York. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

Fans turn out to honor the U.S. women’s soccer team for a ticker tape parade along the Canyon of Heroes, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in New York. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

Fans celebrate as members of the the U.S. women’s soccer team pass by during a ticker tape parade along the Canyon of Heroes, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in New York. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

Fans celebrate as members of the the U.S. women’s soccer team pass by during a ticker tape parade along the Canyon of Heroes, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in New York. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

Fans celebrate as members of the the U.S. women’s soccer team pass by during a ticker tape parade along the Canyon of Heroes, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in New York. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

Fans dressed in patriotic clothing watch the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team Victory Parade on July 10, 2019, in New York. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

Confetti falls from skies during the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team Victory Parade on July 10, 2019, in New York. (Photography by Gordon Donovan)

Fans turn out to honor the U.S. women’s soccer team for a ticker tape parade along the Canyon of Heroes, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in New York. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

Fans turn out to honor the U.S. women’s soccer team for a ticker tape parade along the Canyon of Heroes, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in New York. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

Megan Rapinoe acknowledges fans who turned out for the U.S. women’s soccer team is celebrated with a parade along the Canyon of Heroes, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in New York. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

Carli Lloyd gestures towards fans as the U.S. women’s soccer team is celebrated with a parade along the Canyon of Heroes, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in New York. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

Fans celebrate as members of the the U.S. women’s soccer team pass by during a ticker tape parade along the Canyon of Heroes, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in New York. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

Fans celebrate as members of the the U.S. women’s soccer team pass by during a ticker tape parade along the Canyon of Heroes, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in New York. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

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2018 Veterans Day Parade in New York City

New York City hosted its annual Veterans Day Parade, the largest celebration of service in the nation, on Nov. 11. “America’s Parade” featured more than 20,000 participants, with 300 marching bands, floats, veterans’ groups and military units.

Political satire was on parade at Halloween in NYC

Election 2018 was clearly the unofficial theme of the annual Village Halloween Parade in New York City, as thousands of costumed revelers made their way up Manhattan’s Sixth Avenue on Wednesday night. From robots to anti-Trump costumes, see the best of this year’s parade.

NYC pups in cute and creative costumes for annual Halloween Dog Parade

New York City’s annual Halloween Dog Parade almost didn’t happen because of problems with insurance. But sponsors saved the fun event in which hundreds of canines compete in front of thousands of spectators.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City

New York City’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade turns fashionable Fifth Avenue green in the world’s largest Irish heritage celebration. The 257th edition of New York City’s parade drew more than 1 million spectators to watch an estimated 150,000 spirited marchers, including more than 100 bands. (AP)

The 91st Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Since its origin in 1924, the Macy’s parade has marked the official start of the holiday season, introducing a cherished march of magic that has dazzled generations of fans.

For 91 years, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade has been the official kickoff to the holiday season! Every year, this family tradition is seen by more than 3.5 million people in New York and 50 million people at home, all tuned in to see giant balloons, one-of-a-kind floats, amazing performances and much, much more.

2017 NYC Veterans Day Parade

New York City hosted its 98th annual Veterans Day Parade, the largest celebration of service in the nation, on Nov. 11. “America’s Parade” featured more than 20,000 participants, with marching bands, people on floats, veterans’ groups 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 Flagstaff to honor the fallen.

This year’s parade marks the centennial of the United States’ entry into World War I (1917-2017). The U.S. Air Force is this year’s featured service. The parade is also a key part of Veterans Day USA, a national network of events working toward the 100th anniversary of Veterans Day in 2019. (Yahoo News)

President Trump and killer clowns parade in NYC for Halloween

Despite a terrorist attack in lower Manhattan earlier in the day, large crowds of costumed people turned up to watch the New York City Village Halloween Parade. Participants dressed as Beetlejuice, killer clowns and President Trump made their freewheeling way through lower Manhattan.
Creativity was on display even if current events were on marchers’ minds, and a crowd of thousands in costume flowed up Sixth Avenue on Halloween night. (Yahoo News)

New York City gay pride parade

Tens of thousands of marchers paraded through New York streets Sunday in a huge Gay Pride parade, with many proudly carrying rainbow flags or waving virulently anti-Trump signs.

On foot, astride motorcycles or riding on flatbed trucks, participants slowly covered the 2-mile route from Midtown Manhattan to Greenwich Village, where the movement for homosexual rights was born after the so-called Stonewall riots of 1969.

Under a brilliant sun, hundreds of police officers and some of New York’s most prominent politicians — Mayor Bill de Blasio, Governor Andrew Cuomo and Senator Chuck Schumer, all Democrats — marched cheerfully alongside participants, some of the latter in the scantiest of outfits. (AFP)