Cultural Pride Infects the Streets of Bergenline with Annual Hispanic Heritage Parade

THIS STORY WAS WRITTEN AND PRODUCED BY PEDRO GARCIA

 

 

The aroma of anticipation and pride filled the air as the vibrant Hispanic community of Bergenline Avenue came together to celebrate the Annual Hispanic Heritage Parade! This joyous occasion brought hundreds of locals to the streets, witnessing a remarkable display of cultural pride, dazzling colors, and captivating performances.

Representatives from various Latino countries, including Honduras, Colombia, Mexico, the Dominican Republic, and many others, proudly took to the streets on Sunday, showcasing their countries’ unique flair and traditions. The parade was a five-hour extravaganza that kicked off from 79th Street in North Bergen near James Braddock Park and marched south through Guttenberg and West New York, concluding at 43rd Street in Union City.

The parade was not just a visual spectacle; it was an opportunity for the community to come together and revel in the warm, refreshing Autumn air. It provided a fantastic excuse for people to step out of their homes and embrace the rich cultural tapestry that makes the Hispanic heritage so vibrant and diverse.

The Annual Hispanic Heritage Parade was a testament to the unity, pride, and shared heritage of the Hispanic community in Bergenline Avenue. It was a day filled with celebration, laughter, and a deep sense of belonging. We look forward to more such heartwarming events that bring our community closer together.