List of ticker-tape parades in New York City

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Since 1886, those who have made significant achievements, heads of state, returning veterans and sport champions from the New York area have been honored with ticker-tape parades. Parades are traditionally held along Broadway also known as the "Canyon of Heroes" from the Battery to City Hall. Each of these 206 parades has been commemorated by the Alliance for Downtown New York City with a granite strip.[1]

1880s[edit]

1890s[edit]

1910s[edit]

1920s[edit]

1930s[edit]

1940s[edit]

1950s[edit]

1960s[edit]

Ticker tape parade for the Apollo 11 astronauts

1970s[edit]

1980s[edit]

1990s[edit]

2000s[edit]

Crowds overrun Bowling Green Station to witness the ticker-tape parade for the Super Bowl champion New York Giants, February 2008

2010s[edit]

Individuals honored with multiple parades[edit]

Richard E. Byrd (3), George Fried (2), Bobby Jones (2), Amelia Earhart (2), Wiley Post (2), Dwight D. Eisenhower (2), Charles de Gaulle (2), Haile Selassie (2), John Glenn (2), Alcide De Gasperi (2).

Sports teams honored[edit]

New York Yankees (9), New York Mets (3), New York Giants (football) (2), New York Giants (baseball) (1), New York Rangers (1), United States women's national soccer team (1).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Downtown Alliance Commemorates 204 Canyon of Heroes Parades" (PDF). downtownny.com. Alliance for Downtown New York. June 15, 2010. Retrieved 2016-02-16. 
  2. ^ Kifner, John (1990-06-21). "The Mandela Visit; Mandela Gets an Emotional New York City Welcome". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2016-02-16. 
  3. ^ West, Melanie Grayce; King, Kate. "NYC Ticker-Tape Parade Honors U.S. Women’s Soccer Team". Wall Street Journal. ISSN 0099-9660. Retrieved 2016-02-16. 
  • Kenneth T. Jackson, ed. The Encyclopedia of New York City; Yale University Press (1995), 2nd edition (2010).
  • Felix Riesenberg, Yankee Skippers to the Rescue; Ayer Publishing (1969), pg.66; ISBN 0-8369-1313-2