The Traffic Division of the New Bedford Police Department announces that the annual Cape Verdean Recognition Parade will be held on Saturday, July 6, 2019.
The Parade will form at Buttonwood Park at 9:00 am and will step off sharply at 11:00 am from Union St. and Rockdale Ave. The route will be East on Union St. to Acushnet Ave., South on Acushnet Ave., to Grinnell St., West on Grinnell St., then right, North on Purchase St., ending at the Cape Verdean-American Veterans Hall, 561 Purchase St.
Parking is banned along the entire parade route and the ban will be strictly enforced. Illegally parked vehicles WILL be towed at the owner’s expense.
The public is once again being asked to cooperate in order to make this a successful parade celebration.