48th annual african american day parade
"Salute to a Better Health"
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2017
Starts Promptly at 1:00pm
ENDS AT 6:00PM
JOIN US ON THE PARADE ROUTE!!
Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd. FROM 111th Street to 136th Street
Honoring AFRICAN-AMERICAN Health Professionals
2017 GRAND MARSHALS
affiliated Healthcare organizations
INVITED special guests
Mr. Nick Cannon Actor, Philanthropist
Nicholas Scott "Nick" Cannon is an American rapper, actor, comedian, entrepreneur, record producer, radio and television personality. This year he is an invited guest of the African American Day Parade & shows his supports African American Culture, Heritage & Legacy. The Harlem Community welcomes Mr. Cannon!
Dr. Jeff Gardere Celebrity Psychologist
Dr. Jeff Gardere is better known as “America’s Psychologist.” He is a Board Certified Clinical Psychologist and well-known media personality. Dr Jeff was the host of VH1's Dad Camp, and was the therapist on The Housewives of Atlanta and I Dream of Nene on Bravo & Love and Hip Hop New York, on VH1. He is one of our 2017 Grand Marshals!
Dr. Michelle Henry Celebrity Dermatologist
Dr. Henry is a Clinical Instructor of Dermatology at Weill Cornell Medical College. She specializes in high risk skin cancer treatments, cosmetic surgery, and skin of color. Henry is one of our 2017 Marshals!
Ms. Lacole Broadus Celebrity Personal Trainer
Lacole Broadus is a Celebrity Trainer, Certified Fitness Instructor and Pro-figure Competitor. She is also the President of the F.I.T. Foundation (families-in-training). Broadus is one of our 2017 Marshals!
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 as special invited guests. Organizations and special guests participating in the parade are introduced to the communityby our announcer listed below. The parade will be broadcasted live on Radio 103.9 and 107.5 WBLS will also be at the reviewing stand showing their support!
REVIEWING STAND ANNOUNCERS
Comedian & Event Host "TALENt"
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 Coming in 2018!