Today in New York City, the 59th Annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade takes place, celebrating the Puerto Rican culture. If you are looking to watch the event on television or online, we have all the details on when to watch, location info and more below.
DATE: June 12, 2016
LOCATION: New York City, NY
TIME: Parade begins at 11 a.m. ET, but will begin airing on TV 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. ET.
TV CHANNEL: ABC Network – Click here to access the ABC channel finder and locate your local station.
QUEEN OF THE PARADE: Rosario Dawson
GRAND MARSHALL: Ponce, Puerto Rican pop singer Ednita Nazario
PARADE GODFATHER: Director and CSI: Miami actor Adam Rodriguez
PARADE GODMOTHER: TV personality Giselle Blondet
ORGULLO PUERTORRIQUENO RECIPIENT: LGBT activist Pedro Julio Serrano
HONOREES AND PARADE AMBASSADORS: NY Daily News reports the following people to be additional ambassadors and honorees for the parade: Andy Montanez, baseball player Candy Maldonado, actress Jeimy Osorio, comic book artist Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez, chef Frank Maldonado, singer Maxine Ashley, Nilda Rosario, Alberto Rullan, Joel Santiago, Lynda Baquero and Lileana Ayende.