Welcome to NY Persian Parade's Official Website!
New York Persian Parade is an annual parade held in New York City
celebrating Persian New Year, Nowruz. In order to keep the traditions of
our homeland alive, NY Persian Parade Foundation Inc. encourages
everyone to be part of this year parade that focuses on the culture, arts,
and history of our homeland, Iran. Everyone from every race and culture
can participate in, while enjoying the music bands, dance ensembles,
flags, floats, performers, marchers, and dignitaries.
Having presented the first Persian Parade in 2004, followed by nine
annual successful parade to enthusiastic audiences traveling across the
nation to be part pf this majestic event, the 10th annual Persian Parade
was held along the 12 blocks of Madison Avenue in New York City on
April 14th, 2013. The colorful parade includes 15 floats, which each
represent different Persian festivities or a figure from Iranian history
accompanied by folkloric dace. Please click here, wait a few seconds and
enjoy watching Persian Parade of 2013.
What a great day to celebrate Persian New Year and the 13th annual Persian
Parade of NY! Thousands of people attended the parade in Madison Ave.
The men and women of NYPD were on hand to ensure everyone had a safe
and fun time. Please click here, wait a few seconds and enjoy watching
Persian Parade of 2016.
The Wall Street Journal Coverage of Persian Parade
New York Daily News Coverage of Persian Parade