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2011 NYC West Indian American Day Parade

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The 2011 West Indian American Day Parade was held on Monday, September 5, 2011 in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn, New York. The Labor Day parade is the culmination of a week long celebration of West Indian-Americans and their heritage.

Parade participants in colorful festive attire dance along the parade route to the beat of Caribbean music. The elaborate costumes include feathered headdresses, body paint, and facial makeup which add to the unique flavor of the parade.more »