Last year, over 35,000 children and their families participated in the greatest Jewish unity event ever. With your participation, this year’s celebration will be even grander, leaving a greater impact on all!
Map and Seating Chart
The parade begins at Brooklyn Avenue and Eastern Parkway and turns at Albany Avenue and Eastern Parkway. The children will then march in a procession to the fair area.
Map will be added closer to the event
The Great Parade 5777 will celebrate themes of Jewish pride and practice on a scale that has never been seen before.
Flat bed trucks up to 54’ long, will carry colorful depictions of Shabbos, the Chagim, Kosher food, Ahavas Yisroel, Eretz Yisroel, Pirkei Avos, Simcha and much more.
- Marching Bands
Led by the US military marchers, more than 10 bands representing local Yeshivas, schools and organizations will march to the rhythm of Lag B’Omer!
- School Banners
Over 100 schools and groups will march in the parade holding personal banners proudly. The Parade MC will announce school names and cities for all to cheer!
Throughout the Parade, a lineup of sensational entertainers will perform for participants, drawing them into the celebration!
A lively troupe of jugglers, acrobats and clowns will entertain the crowd during the Parade and througout the day.
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Times and Location
When: Sunday, May 14, 2017 - Lag B'Omer 18 Iyar 5777
Seating begins 9:30am—Parade kicks off at 10:00am
Rides will be open from 12:30pm-6:00pm
Where: Eastern Parkway between Brooklyn and Albany Avenues
Brooklyn, New York, 11213
This year's fair will include rides for younger children as well as giant thrill rides for the older children.
The concession stands will feature kosher carnival favorites including hot-dogs, cotton-candy, snow cones, ice cream and much more.
Ticket information will be available closer to the parade.
Note: Private vehicles will not be admitted to the blocks around the area of the parade. There will be no parking available for private vehicles. Individuals are encouraged to use public transportation.
Public transit: Take the subway towards New Lots Avenue and get off at Kingston Avenue directions. You will be right in the center of the action!
Group buses: There will be drop-off/pick-up points close to the Parade route, and reserved bus parking nearby.