Here’s something to put that spring back in your step: the annual Dance Parade and in New York City’s East Village every year in May. More than 10,000 dancers and more than 200 dance groups showcase 80 unique dance styles and cultures down Broadway in a multi-cultural, rhythm-infused, colorful display of energy.
Floats, bands, DJs, and thousands of dancers parade down Broadway. After the parade, check out DanceFest in Tompkins Square Park. You can watch free dance performances and even join the fun with free dance lessons and workshops scattered throughout the Park.
WHAT: New York City’s Dance Parade and Festival – Free admission. Free dance lessons.
WHEN: Annually in May. Follow the link above to the event website for details and updates.
WHERE: In the heart of New York City’s East Village – The Parade starts at 21st Street and Broadway, moves south through Union Square, into Astor Place where each group dances before a Grandstand. Turning east on St. Mark’s Place (8th Street). DanceFest at Tompkins Square Park in the East Village.