Back nurse wearing t-shirt "Real Heros Don't Need Capes" in the Ticker Tape Parade Celebrating the Essential Workers .
A ticker tape parade celebrating the essential workers who helped New Yorkers through the worst of the COVID-19pandemic begins by Manhattan’s Battery Park, travels along the Canyon of Heroes, and ends with a ceremony in City Hall Park.
The parade includes a variety of different floats, representing the groups of essential workers who served this city heroically throughout the pandemic.
Represented groups include:
Emergency food providers
Hospitality and buildings workers
Retail and bodega workers
Social service and settlement house workers