GREENWICH VILLAGE, Manhattan (PIX11) – New York City’s spooky Halloween tradition returns to Manhattan’s Greenwich Village on Tuesday night.
The 50th annual Village Halloween Parade starts at 7 p.m. and ends around 11 p.m. The parade is known for its dazzling creativity, featuring giant puppets, bands, dancers, artists and costume-wearing New Yorkers.
The Village Halloween Parade runs straight up Sixth Avenue from Canal Street to West 15th Street in Manhattan. Attendees can view the parade on both sides of Sixth Avenue from King Street to West 15th Street. The streets are usually most crowded between Bleecker Street and 14th Street, according to the Village Halloween Parade website.
Select streets in Manhattan will be closed for the parade, which is expected to be attended by more than 2 million people. The following streets will be closed, according to the NYPD.
- Sixth Avenue between Spring Street and Canal Street
- Dominick Street between Varick Street and 6th Avenue
- Sullivan Street between Broome Street and Spring Street
- Broome Street between Sullivan Street and Varick Street
- Spring Street between Sullivan Street and Varick Street
- Sixth Avenue between Spring Street and West 18th Street
- West 16th Street between Fifth Avenue and Seventh Avenue
- West 17th Street between Fifth Avenue and Seventh Avenue
- West 18th Street between Fifth Avenue and Seventh Avenue
- Fifth Avenue between 14th Street and 19th Street
- Seventh Avenue between 14th Street and 19th Street
- West 10th Street between Sixth Avenue and Greenwich Avenue
- Vandam Street between Varick Street and Fifth Avenue
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