NEW BEDFORD — The 46th Annual Cape Verdean Recognition Parade will be held on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. The parade starting point will be Rockdale Avenue and Union Street at Buttonwood Park. The parade will travel down School Street after reaching County Street, a change due to roadwork in the City.

The parade route is as follows:

East on Union Street, then south onto County Street, turning east onto School Street, turning south onto Acushnet Avenue, turn west onto Grinnell Street, then turning north onto Purchase Street.

The parade will end at the reviewing stand located at the Cape Verdean American Veteran’s Memorial Hall at 561 Purchase Street.

- City of New Bedford

Due to the parade route and the New Bedford Folk Festival, St. Anne Credit Union located at 93 Union Street will be closed on Saturday, July 7.

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