Celebrate Israel Parade set for June 5

Celebrate Israel Parade set for June 5

This year’s 52nd annual Celebrate Israel Parade is set for Sunday, June 5. The route is up Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue from 57th to 74th streets.

The parade, one of New York City’s largest, runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. More than 30 floats, musical performers, 15 world-class marching bands, and 40,000 marchers will entertain hundreds of thousands of spectators for the largest celebration of Israel in the world.

New this year, cast members from the Broadway production of “Fiddler on the Roof” will ride a specially designed float, singing some of the most recognizable songs from the musical and performing live for the television and the grandstand audience.

The parade will be held rain or shine. For the latest information on the parade, go to celebrateisraelny.org, follow on Twitter, @celebrateisrael, or view the  Facebook page, Celebrate Israel Parade.

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