Jon | On 08, Jun 2013
The New York City Puerto Rican Day Parade celebrates Puerto Rico and its nearly 4 million inhabitants.
This year’s theme is “Salud: Celebrating your Health”
When: Sunday, June 9, 2012 (Always the 2nd Sunday in June) 11:00am – 5:00pm
Where: Fifth Avenue between 44th Street and 79th Street (SEE MAP BELOW)
How to Get There: If you want to start at the beginning of the parade, you can taken any train to Times Square, Bryant Park or Grand Central and walk a few blocks. To find some good mid-parade spots along 5th avenue, you can get off at the 59th street stations for the following:
- 57th Street (at 6th Avenue) F Line
- 59th Street (at 5th Avenue) N/Q/R
- 59th Street (at Lexington) 4/5/6
Due to the Parade on Sunday, 6 Train passengers will not be allowed entry into the 77 St station from 7 AM – 9 PM.
Broadcast: Fox 5 and UPN 9
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GRAND MARSHALCHITA RIVERA – ACTRESS/DANCER/SINGER
STATE DEDICATIONRHODE ISLAND
INTERNATIONAL AMBASSADORTONY ORLANDO – SINGER
INTERNATIONAL MARSHALGEORGE GRESHAM – 1199SEIU
INTERNATIONAL GODFATHERJULIAN GIL – NUESTRA BELLEZA LATINA
AMBASSADOR OF GOODWILLLILIANA AYENDE – UNIVISION 41
CIVIC GODMOTHERDR. MILDRED ALLEN – PUERTO RICAN FAMILY INSTITUTE
NATIONAL GODMOTHERAMBAR – SINGER
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDDR. AIDA ROSA – RETIRED NYC PRINCIPAL
STATE MARSHALCARMEN BUCHOLZ
EXECUTIVE OF THE YEARHECTOR L. DIAZ – ACACIA NETWORK
PUERTO RICO AMBASSADOR OF GOODWILLJAIME L. GARCIA
GUESTS OF HONOR:NOEL “SPEEDY” MERCADO – THE LUIS JIMENEZ SHOW X96.3 FMYOSHLIE GARCIA – BACAN BACANALIPIO “COCO” CABRERA – MAMI 92.7FM
PUERTO RICAN IMMORTALS (IN MEMORIAM)AXEL ANDERSON – ACTOR/PRODUCERHECTOR “MACHO” CAMACHO – WORLD BOXING CHAMPIONMIKE GARCIA – FORMER NPRDP COORDINATORDAVID NORIEDA – FORMER LEGISLATOR & ATTORNEYCARMEN BELEN RICHARDSON – ACTRESS & COMEDIAN
MILESTONE ANNIVERSARIESEL DIARIO LA PRENSA – 100TH ANNIVERSARYHOSTOS COMMUNITY COLLEGE – 45TH ANNIVERSARYCUNY CENTER FOR PUERTO RICAN STUDIES – 40TH ANNIVERSARYCENTRO RESIDENCIAL DE OPORTUNIDADES EDUCATIVAS DE MAYAGUEZ – 40TH ANNIVERSARY
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