The main and most significant event in NYC’s Columbus Day celebrations is definitely the huge colorful parade that is held along the 5th Avenue.
About 100 groups of 35,000 artists perform in various fields and styles, take part in the parade.
The music that is played by various bands, various performances over floats attract about million spectators while many more millions watch the colorful procession on the television.
The Parade marches up Fifth Avenue from 44th to 72nd Street with red carpet performances on Fifth Avenue between 67th and 69th Streets.
More information is present in the Columbus Citizens Foundation, New York, NY link website below, under “Event Related Information” section.