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.
The annual Norwegian Day Parade will be held on May 19th at 1:30pm
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.
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!
The Vikings are Coming Saturday, May 18th, Owl's Head/ Bliss Park 68th St & Colonial Road. - 10 am - 5 pm (Norwegian Day Parade the next day along 3rd Avenue) Viking Village with Re-enactors - SCA & Historic Arms LEVS replica Viking ship and crew, Performers The Swedish Meatballs, Clann Eirann Pipers, Donny Golden Step Dancers, YDR DJ Sean Le Fleur - Scandinavian Tunes from the past to the modern Games for Kids Scandinavian crafts and food. For further info 718-748-5950
“The Norwegian Legacy Continues”