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May 04 2024

Light Up the City: Celebrate Cannabis Legalization at the NYC Parade and Rally

May 4, 2024
Beginning at about 12:30 pm

Parades travels down Broadway beginning at 33rd and 32nd streets.
Travels to east 17th Street at which travels on to Union Square East ending at Union Square South Plaza

The New York City Cannabis Parade and Rally (NYCCPR), a longstanding champion for marijuana legalization, returns this year on May 4th. This three-part event kicks off with a parade marching south on Broadway from 33rd Street to Union Square Park, starting at 12:30 pm.

Following the parade, a rally commences at 1:00 pm in Union Square Park, featuring prominent speakers including elected officials, activists, and industry leaders. The rally also boasts a lineup of musical entertainment to keep the energy high. Expect to hear from a variety of voices pushing for continued reform, with a focus on fair commercial markets and addressing remaining legal issues at the state and federal levels. The rally wraps up at 5:00 pm.

NYCCPR celebrates the significant strides made in marijuana legalization while recognizing the ongoing need for vigilance. This year’s event serves as a platform to advocate for continued progress on a local, state, and federal scale.


The event is finished.