Haitian Day Parade & HaitianSpringFest2013
Brooklyn, New York, USA
The Haitian Day Parade & HaitianSpringFest are truly unique. It is family oriented by design.
Truth be told, the month of May is Haitian Heritage Month. May has great historical and cultural traditions that all Haitians are proud to make others aware of and to pass on to future generations. It is in that spirit that the Haitian Day Parade & HaitianSpringFest always closed the month for the past nine years. This celebration incorporates a Haitian patriotic theme into an exciting day of cultural activities including food, musical entertainment, floats with beautiful queens and princesses and much more in the parade/Festival.
Smiling families dine at sidewalk cafes. The air is filled with music, laughter, and the tempting aromas of Haitian cuisine. Surely, this must be Haiti? Actually, it is the HaitianSpringFest in Brooklyn, Nostrand Avenue / Toussaint Louverture BLVD (Little Haiti). C est reellement magnifique!
The HaitianSpringFest closes with a spectacular musical performance by T-Vice, Djakout Mizik, Carimi, the best from the Haitian community. This event is the largest gathering in the Tri-State area of Northeast in the said population. Tens of thousands of people attend every year. The Parade / HaitianSpringFest provides an ultimate venue to showcase your products and services. This Parade / Festival is dedicated to preserving Haitian heritage and culture. This one of a kind free ethnic Spring Festival & Parade does not deserve to be missed. It is one of the finest Haitian festivals in the United States. So please, come and celebrate the Haitian heritage while spending time with family and friends. Come and Enjoy yourself in a friendly atmosphere with your Haitian Flag. We look forward to seeing you there.
To get a full list of our attractions and descriptions. please visit: www.Haitianparade.com.
P. S. NYPD requests that spectators refrain from bringing backpacks/containers or other large bags as all will be screened for security purposes.Performers
Recent and past performers have included: Sweet Micky, T-Vice, Kreyol la, and Harmonik. Always the best Haitian artists and performers. This unforgottable live music experience features lots of performances by music hottest stars - Local & Popular talent will appear as well as up - and - coming talent and hometown favorites comedians, dance groups: Tambours & Voix dHaiti, Zetwal, Creole Dancers, Anacaona, D.J music, live bands (Compas, Jazz and Zouk music: Sweet Micky, Carimi, T-Vice, Mariachi Real De Mexico, Djarara), marching bands, petting zoo, horseback riding, games, circus, carnival rides, etc.) - Affordable fun for adults, teens and youngsters. Master of Ceremony: Jean Claude Vaval.
Vive Haiti cherie!Venue
Parade: Nostrand Ave (from Linden Blvd to Foster Ave) / HaitianSpringFest: ( Foster Ave-Farragut Rd)Directions
By car, from Queens: Take Belt Parkway To exit 17 W (No Conduit Ave)- take Linden BLVD- strait to Nostrand Ave. From Manhattan: Take Brooklyn Bridge - turn left on Tillary St. - turn right on Flatbush Ave - straight to Linden Blvd - turn left on Linden Blvd - go straight to Nostrand Ave. Public transportation is also available: By Bus: from Church Ave: Take Bus 35 to Nostrand Avenue- From Nostrand Ave: Bus 44 to Linden Blvd. By train: take # 2 to Church Avenue stop and walk up one block to Linden Blvd. We also encourage alternative transportation via bicycle, carpool, walking.Times
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
The parade begins at 11:00 am and ends at the festival (HaitianSpringFest).Admission & Parking
Free & Open to everyoneWebsitehttp://www.Haitianparade.comInfophone