Thousands flock to Providence for yearly Dominican Celebration

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE)– Thousands concerned Providence Sunday in event of New England’s biggest Dominican Celebration.

Events began with a parade at 10 a.m. at the corner of Broad Street and Thurbers Opportunity. In participation, leaders like Guv Dan McKee, Lt. Gov. Sabina Matos, Public Security Commissioner and Grand Marshal Steven Pare, Congressional prospects Alan Fung, Seth Magaziner, and Mayoral prospects Gonzalo Cuervo and Brett Smiley.

Paradegoers swarmed the Broad Street path to enjoy their enjoyed ones, leaders, and next-door neighbors stroll the parade of their culture. Lots of, happy the renowned celebration is back completely force after years of constraints due to COVID-19.

” I constantly state, everyone needs to be unified, no matter what nation it is,” stated resident Rosanna Rodriguez. “So, when it’s my nation’s turn, oh my gosh, I am so ecstatic.”

Santo Domingo native, and retired Red Sox gamer, Manny Ramirez, was at first slated as a Grand Marshal. Occasion organizers validated to ABC6 News hours into the celebrations that Ramirez had actually canceled due to a household emergency situation.

Occasion organizers informed ABC6 since Sunday night, they think in between 13,000 to 14,000 individuals remain in participation.

The parade ended at Roger Williams Park, where the event continued at the Temple to Music.

Celebration goers can participate in live music, food, and dancing till 8 p.m. Sunday.