The streets will be filled with bachata, merengue, colorful floats and costumes, with thousands of people expected to participate.
The parade starts at noon on Sixth Avenue and West 36th Street, and will make its way up to West 56th Street. The theme of this year’s parade is “Our Youth, Our Future. “Ambassadors were chosen because of their impact on the youth in the community.
Singer and Bronx native Prince Royce is this year’s Grand Marshal.
During the weekend, Prince Royce celebrated his Dominican heritage after being elected the grand marshal of the Dominican Day Parade in New York.
Royce received a recognition from the mayor of the city, Bill de Blasio, and participated as part of the parade.