A Holiday Dress: New York’s Village Halloween Parade
Where will you be wearing that holiday dress?
New York’s Village Halloween Parade is an annual holiday parade and street pageant presented the night of every Halloween (October 31) in New York City’s Greenwich Village. Stretching more than a mile, this cultural event draws two million spectators, fifty thousand costumed participants, dancers, artists and circus performers, dozens of floats bearing live bands and other musical and performing acts, and a world-wide television audience of one hundred million.
Dear Ms. Cousineau,
On behalf of New York’s Village Halloween Parade, I am writing to extend our heartfelt thanks for your generosity!
We were delighted, inspired and overjoyed to find your donation of trim when we visited the warehouse! All will be turned to amazing use by puppeteers, children, bands and dancers as we prepare for this year’s 41st Anniversary Parade. Our theme this year is Garden of Earthly Delights! And your donation is one of them!
The NYC Village Halloween Parade is the largest cultural celebration of its kind in the world, entertaining millions while remaining faithful to its roots in the local community. We are committed to the cultural and imaginative life of New York City and its environs and to the advancement of large-scale participatory events in the belief that such events, when artistically inspired, play an enduring role in the rejuvenation of the City’s spirit, economy and the life of its people.
Our work is made possible every year thanks to a largely volunteer staff and donations such as those made by you to Materials for the Arts.
Nearly all of our work is done with donated or recycled materials–so we count on YOU!
New York’s Village Halloween Parade