Hometown Heroes Ticker Tape Parade
A ticker tape parade celebrating the essential workers who helped New Yorkers through the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic begins by Manhattan’s Battery Park, travels along the Canyon of Heroes, and ends with a ceremony in City Hall Park.
The parade includes a variety of different floats, representing the groups of essential workers who served this city heroically throughout the pandemic.
Represented groups include:
- Advocacy organizations
- City workers
- Emergency food providers
- Faith leaders
- First responders
- Healthcare workers
- Hospitality and buildings workers
- Retail and bodega workers
- Social service and settlement house workers
- Transportation workers
- Utilities workers