JOIN US THIS YEAR FOR THE
49th annual african american day parade
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2018 @ 1PM-6PM
"CULTURE IS KEY"
This year our theme is “Culture is Key” and we will be honoring individuals and organizations that have made key contributions to furthering the dignity, determination and excellence of African American Culture, IN the fields of dance, theater, music, movies & Film, television, broadcasting, literature, fashion, technology, sports and more. We are pleased to highlight those that have shown positivity through their platform and have contributed to the success of the community.
AADP SPOTLIGHT: ARTHUR MITCHELL
AADP Grand Marshal: Arthur Mitchell Presents the "Harlem Ballet Trailblazers"
Take a look at the first major exhibition devoted to Arthur Mitchell, this project celebrates the life and accomplishments of the New York City Ballet’s first African American star, and the founder and longtime director of the Dance Theatre of Harlem. He speaks about the importance of supporting African American Arts programs and organizations such as the AADP.
WATCH HIGHLIGHTS from LAST YEAR'S PARADE!
Videographer: Moolou Vision Productions - www.moolouvisionproductions.com
African American Day Parade
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2017
"Salute to a Better Health"
Grand Marshals 2017
AFFILIATED HEALTH ORGANIZATIONS
THE parade ROUTE
The parade route is along Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd. from 111th Street to 136th Street.
The REVIEWING STAND
The Reviewing Stand is located on the legendary 125th Street in front of the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building. Here we offer VIP seating for the seniors of the community.
The parade will be broadcasted live on Radio 103.9 and 107.5 WBLS will also be there showing their support. Organizations and special guests participating in the African American Day Parade are introduced to the community by our announcer listed below!
REVIEWING STAND ANNOUNCERS
Comedian & Event Host "TALENt" 107.5 wbls On-air radio personality
Getting Here: We strongly advise that you use public transit to commute to the parade.
PARADE ROUTE ACCESSIBLE BY SUBWAY TRAINS: A, B, C, 2, 3, OR 4, 5 TO HARLEM :110TH, 116TH, 125 OR 135TH STREET
METRO NORTH STATION: 125TH STREET
WALK TO: ADAM CLAYTON POWELL JR. BLVD.
Currently, the African American Day Parade, Inc. does not register vendors, therefore it is the vendors responsibility to have the appropriate licensure to sell food or other products. Also, vendors should not set up on the sidewalks along the parade route as to not impede on spectator traffic. AADP Vendor Opportunities Will be Available in the Future!