India Day Parade New York City 2015
The 35th Annual India Day Parade which celebrates the Indian Independence Day (August 15th) will take place in New York City on Sunday, August 16th, 2015. It is the largest India Day Parade in the world other than the one which takes place in the Indian capital of New Delhi every year to commemorate the day that India gained her Independence from the British.
Stop by the parade which is followed by a cultural festival to get the feel of being transported to India for a couple of hours with dancers and artists in colorful outfits, Bollywood dance and music, and of course, lots of Indian food!
This year, three Guinness World Record attempts are being made as part of the gathering. The categories for the World Record attempts are – most different flags flown simultaneously, most individuals getting henna tattoos and most confetti used at a single event.
Grand Marshal of Manhattan India Day Parade 2015
Bollywood Leading Man, Arjun Rampal will be the Grand Marshal at the 35th Annual India Parade New York City 2015.
Circketer, Virendra Sehwag is the Celebrity Guest and Actress, Parineeti Chopra has been announced as the Guest of Honor at the event.
Other celebrities who are expected to be a part of the Manhattan India Day Parade 2015 include singer Shankar Mahadevan, Aamir Ali, Sanjeeda Sheikh, Jeffrey Iqbal, Karishma Tanna and Upesh Patel.
When is the India Day Parade New York 2015
Date: Sunday, August 16th, 2015.
Time: Parade Starts at 12 Noon
India Day New york City Parade Route
The parade starts at 38th Street and Madison Avenue in Midtown Manhattan and walks down Madison Ave to 28th Street. The Press stand is located at 28th Street.
Food Courts and Cultural Program
There will be food courts set up from 27th to 25th Streets and the parade will be followed by a cultural performance at 23rd Street starting at 2:30 PM.
Admission to the parade is FREE. No tickets are required.