Welcome to 17th of May Parade Committee - Brooklyn

About Us

Our Mission Statement

The purpose of the Norwegian-American 17th of May Committee of Greater New York, INC. shall be to encourage and develop a deep appreciation of the ideals of independence and freedom that the 17th of May, Constitution day of Norway, embodies and to keep alive the cultural heritage of Norway. Rain of shine, on the 17th of May of each year, or the Sunday closest to this date (excluding Mother's Day). The Committee shall make arrangements for and sponsor a parade. 

Norwegian Legacy Continues

The annual Norwegian Day Parade will be held on May 19th at 1:30pm 

Bay Ridge, Brooklyn


The parade steps off at 80th street and 3rd Avenue, turns right at Bay Ridge Avenue up to 5th Avenue, makes a left on 5th and continues until 67th Street, marching continues along 67th along the park and up to the reviewing stand between 6th and 7th. 

HAPPENINGS

THE SALTY DOG FUNDRAISER

Come support the parade  at our annual fundraiser on Sunday April 28th from 4-8.



Fun time had by all!!!

Filled with basket raffles, 

50/50, food, drink,Norwegian music! 

and MORE!!


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MISS NORWAY CONTEST

The 64th annual crowning of Miss Norway of Greater New York will be on Saturday April 13 at 2pm.

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Arthur Nilsen Banquet Hall

Located at the Norwegian Christian Home and Health center

1250 67th Street, Brooklyn NY 

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Held by The Norwegian Immigration Association, Inc.

Luncheon reservations can made by contacting NIAHistoryOnline@yahoo.com

$35 per Adult and $15 for children 12 years old and younger

For detailed contestant information and application please visit www.NIAHISTORY.org

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BANDS

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Do you have or know of a band interested in marching in the parade?

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Contact Parade Chair- John Hobbesland at hubba63@verizon.net 

Contact John Hobbesland @ hubba63@verizon.net 

The 2019 Parade Pin

2019 Parade Pin “The Norwegian Legacy Continues”

“The Norwegian Legacy Continues”

HISTORY

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17th of May Parade - Brooklyn