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Dominican Day Parade: Timing, street closures and what to know

Written by on August 13, 2023

What to Know

  • The Dominican Day Parade 2023 will take place on Sunday, Aug. 13 on Sixth Avenue from 37th to 52nd street starting at noon until 4 p.m.
  • For the first time in the event’s history, the country’s president will be in attendance.
  • NBC 4 and Telemundo 47 will be sponsoring this year’s celebration.

This year’s Dominican Day Parade is almost here — take a look at who’s involved, street closures, timing and all the details you need to know.

Now in its 41st year, the event will take place on Sunday, Aug. 13, going north up Sixth Avenue from 37th to 52nd Street starting at noon and lasting until 4 p.m.

Here is a breakdown of the street closures along the parade route:

Formation:

  • 36th, 37th, 38th Street between Broadway and 5th Avenue

Route:

  • 6th Avenue between 36th and 52nd Street

Dispersal:

  • 52nd Street between 5th Avenue and 7th Avenue

Miscellaneous:

  • 6th Avenue between West 35th Street and West 36th Street
  • 38th Street between 7th Avenue and Broadway
  • 47th Street between 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 50th Street between 6th Avenue and Rockefeller Plaza
  • 39th Street between 5th Avenue and Broadway
  • 42nd Street between 5th Avenue and Broadway
  • 45th Street between 5th Avenue and Broadway
  • 48th Street between 5th Avenue and 7th Avenue
  • 51st Street between 5th Avenue and 7th Avenue

This year’s parade theme is Our History, Our People,” honoring the community members who exemplify the vibrant culture of the Dominican Republic and its people and who have made significant contributions to their respective fields.


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