2018 Disability Pride Parade July 15

disability pride parade 2018 poster
(Poster shows colorful graphics of birds flying down to a young woman shown looking to the side from the neck up wearing a hat over a silhouette of many people marching forward with their arms raised. The right hand corner has THE 2018 DISABILITY PRIDE PARADE In white against pink. In the middle there is a blue field with white and pink lettering that says EXPRESS YOURSELF! Sunday July 15th. Below that is text in black and white that says “The theme of this years parade is CREATIVITY. We encourage you to decorate clothes, hats, wheelchairs, hair, faces, floats, make puppets, wear costumes, – use your imagination – have fun! Awards will be handed out for most creative ideas” Gathering in Union Square at 10 AM, Parade goes up Broadway to Madison Sq at 11AM, Celebration in Madison Sq park from noon until 3PM. Under that are the logos for DPNYC, POPD and ABS and on the bottom are pictures of last years paraders who came creatively dressed.)

Save The Date:

2018 DISABILITY PRIDE PARADE JULY 15

This year’s parade will feature the creativity of the Disability Community: EXPRESS YOURSELF!

You can do that in way you choose – costumes, hats, t shirts, puppets, decorated wheelchairs, hairstyles, umbrellas, anything you can think of. Have fun with it. There will be awards for most creative ideas. This is not mandatory, just encouraged.

Gather at UNION SQ 10AM parade steps off at 11AM

Goes up Broadway to MADISON SQ PARK

FESTIVAL AT MADISON SQ noon – 3 PM.

Mike and Mary LeDonne in the first annual disability pride parade

Second Annual Disability Pride Parade

Disability Pride Parade poster 2016

DATE OF PARADE: July 10th, 10am

Parade start: Union Square Park (E 16th St and Union Square West)

Parade end: Madison Square Park (E 27th St and Madison Ave)

Register for parade here

AAR customers making reservations to attend July 10th festivities, please ask reservationist to use addresses in Places File for either:

.       ‘Disability Pride Parade – Union Square Park’ (E 16th St and Union Square West) or 
.       ‘Disability Pride Parade – Madison Square Park’ (E 27th St and Madison Ave).

Reservations can be made 1 – 2 days in advance by calling 1-877-337-2017 and pressing prompt #2.
AAR strongly suggest, that AAR customers please call in their reservations rather than going On-line and using MMT (Manager My Trips can only book trips to addresses, not cross-streets).  This will assure consistency in service for those using AAR to attending the festivities.

Last year’s parade:

Disability Pride Parade 2015 Disability Pride Parade 2015