Peruvian Parade, Inc. is a Non-Profit Organization, founded on April 20, 1986 and registered as Corporation in Trenton, State of New Jersey since July 21, 1986. Their principal objective is to commemorate the Independence Day of Peru, this event takes place in the month of July with a Parade that start in the town of Passaic, pass thru the town of Clifton and ends at the town of Paterson where a Peruvian Festival serve as a closing event of the celebration.

After 26 years of continuous celebration, which started as only a Peruvian celebration, now is expected by all communities living on Passaic County. Our Parade it is the largest Parade in the State of New Jersey; it has great appeal to all audiences which appreciates the diversity of our culture, music, folklore and food. The Parade is broadcast annually in local and Peruvian networks; it attracts thousands of participants and spectators, estimated in about 80,000 viewers, which include Peruvians coming from New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Washington, Florida and other states.

Additionally, Peruvian Parade, Inc. is developing free services to their membership, including health, educational training, and drug awareness programs.


The mission of Peruvian Parade, Inc. is to preserve, promote and make known our culture, customs, traditions, music, folklore and the richness of our gastronomy.