The NYC Cannabis Parade is the longest running public expression of drug policy reform in New York City. With roots as far back as the early 70’s. This event have gone by many different monikers, but our purpose remains the same, to spread awareness throughout the world! In 1999, the Million Marijuana March brand exploded and has since turned into a annual event held in hundreds of cities across dozens of countries.
11:00 a.m. | West 31st & Broadway, Koreatown, NYC
Parade Start Time:
12:30 p.m. | Parade will march to Union Square (Route South on Broadway)
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Union Square South Plaza
MCing the event; Jerry Otero (aka Mista Oh) is founder and chief troublemaker in charge at Cre8tive YouTH*ink, a creative arts social justice youth development collective
Speakers & Organizations include:
New York State Assembly member Richard N. Gottfried • New York City Council member Rafael L Espinal Jr. • Dana Beal, Cures Not Wars • Christopher Alexander, Drug Policy Alliance • Doug Greene, Empire State NORML • Rob Robinson, New York Cannabis Alliance • Jo Anne Zito • Vote James Lane, Green Party of New York State • Frank Sha Francois, Green Party of New York State • Kimberleigh Krepp Capitol District Cannabis Consortium • ACT UP New York • Aron Kay and more to be announced…
Live Music and Entertainment includes:
Lord Digga Da Highsman • Rockness of Heltah Skeltah • DAVID PEEL & THE LOWER EAST SIDE (In Tribute to #DaivdPeel) • Temple Dragon Band• Grandmaster Caz • Cheif Rocker Busy Bee • Fantuzzi Music • Ishmael levi • Squala Orphan • All My Friends Are Stars • and more…
Connect on Social Media:
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/cannaparade/
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/675299425977127/
More details to be announced as they become available!
For more information regarding: sponsoring, volunteering or participating please visit https://www.CannabisParade.org/