Frequently Asked Questions

Parade Route

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When is the parade?
The Parade will be on Saturday, March 24, 2018 starting at 1:00 p.m.

Where is the Parade?
The Parade starts at Hyatt and McLean Avenues and ends at McLean Avenue and McCollum Place by Coyne Park. (see map for route).

Where can I park the day of the parade?
There will be free parking at Empire City Casino. Use the YONKERS AVENUE ENTRANCE of the Empire City Casino for FREE Shuttles to the parade route.
Shuttles will start running at 9:30 AM and drop off and pick up spectators on the corner of Hillview & Kimball Avenues, one block up from McLean Avenue until 5 PM. In addition there is street parking on Bronx Blvd and Bullard Avenue on the east side of the Bronx River Parkway. Please do not park on the local side streets, be courteous to our neighborhood, Vehicles will be towed at your expense if parked illegally or in resident driveways McLean Avenue will be shut down the length of the parade route from 11:00am till 5:00pm and the will be no parking or driving permitted.

Where can I view the parade?
All of McLean Avenue will offer excellent viewing points for the parade. In addition, a stage for dignitaries and announcers will be located at McLean Avenue & McCollum Place.

What time and what streets will be closed?
McLean Avenue from Woodlawn Avenue to Bronx River Road will close at approximately 11 a.m. The rest of McLean Avenue being used by the parade will be closed at 12:30 p.m. All streets that are being used for staging will be closed until the Marching Groups have passed. McLean will reopened as soon as it is safe after the Completion of the parade.

What bus routes are being moved/changed/cancelled?
Bee Line Bus Route 25 will be rerouted to accommodate the parade.

Are there Porta Potty Toilets?

There will be 14 porta pottys available throughout the parade route. On the following side streets.
a) 2 behind River’s Edge, 1064 McLean, one block up from Bronx River Road
b) 2 on Woodlawn Avenue next to 998 McLean Avenue
c) 2 on Martha Avenue next to 969 McLean Avenue
d) 2 on Kimball Avenue next to 929 McLean Avenue
e) 2 on Harding Avenue next to 866 McLean Avenue
f) 2 on Aqueduct Avenue next to 828 McLean Avenue
g) 2 in Coyne Park parking lot for the marchers at the end of the parade & the folks in the viewing stand