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How To Do

Queens Pride Parade!

Date: Sunday, June 4

Call Time: 11:00 am

89th Street between 37th Ave and Roosevelt Ave; Jackson Heights, Queens, NY

Take the 7 train to the 90th St/Elmhurst Ave station (a 5 minute walk).

Alternatively, take the E/F/R trains to Jackson Heights/Roosevelt Ave then walk up Roosevelt Ave to 89th St and turn left (10-15 minute walk). 

Make sure to check the MTA website for weekend service changes and the MTA Live Map before you leave home!

  • Please find street parking, either near our call location or near the end of the parade
  • GPS address near our call location: 88-09 35th Ave, Queens, NY
  • GPS address near the parade end: 73-15 35th Ave, Queens, NY


Be sure to read the parking signs carefully!

  • White Dickies band pants
  • White 2023 marching band t-shirt, tucked in!
  • White Dinkles shoes
  • White Aussie hat
  • White socks
  • White or flesh-colored underwear (trust us on this, we’ll know if you don’t!)
  • White web belt (optional)
  • Band overlay (supplied at step-off)
  • Purple plume (supplied at step-off)
  • Your full 2023 uniform
  • White Dinkles Shoes

The complete 2023 marching set:

  1. As It Was
  2. I Wanna Dance With Somebody
  3. Don’t Stop The Music
  4. Montero
  5. Good 4 U


Additional music for parades:

  1. Yeah!
  2. 34th Street Chorale
  3. I Say A Little Prayer


Put your music into a flip-folder (and don’t forget to bring a lyre. Make sure you have a new QBAC logo placard in front of each of the five pieces in our marching set!

  • Port-a-Sans are usually located near step-off

For important on-the-ground rehearsal and performance updates all season long, simply text ‘QBAC’ to 41372

A refreshing breeze in the morning; otherwise, partly sunny with a high of 70°.

The band traditionally goes to the JACKSON DINER for lunch after the parade.  It’s an Indian restaurant very near to where the parade ends, with an inexpensive all-you-can-eat buffet!  Address: 37-47 74th Street, Queens