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Manhattan hosts 57th annual Puerto Rican Day Parade

6/12/2014, 11:43 a.m.
57th annual Puerto Rican Day Parade
57th annual Puerto Rican Day Parade

The 57th annual Puerto Rican Day Parade was held on Sunday, June 8, The parade traveling several blocks along Fifth Avenue.

Approximately over a million people gathered in Manhattan holding red, white and blue flags, dancing to the sounds of salsa tunes. Special guests included grand marshals Rep. Nydia Velazquez, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and actress Rosie Perez. Mayor Bill de Blasio, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Sen. Chuck Schumer also came out to be seen.