The St. Pat’s for All Parade started as an alternative to the traditional St. Patrick’s Day Parade, which excludes gay groups. Now in its 15th year, the parade has kept its easygoing, come-as-you-are ethos. The route passes through multicultural neighborhoods of Queens.
Mayor Bill de Blasio speaking before the St. Pat's for All parade. (all photos Ilya Marritz/WNYC)