Easter parade in NYC: Photos of the Fifth Avenue celebration

🎶 “Oh, I could write a sonnet about your Easter bonnet.” 🎶

Thousands of New Yorkers flocked to Fifth Avenue for the Easter parade and bonnet festival on Sunday.

The parade stepped off around 10 a.m. and stretched up Fifth Avenue from 49th to 57th streets.

The Easter parade has gained notability over the decades for participants’ intricate bonnets and creative, colorful costumes.

Scroll down to check out some of the scenes from the 2017 celebration and check back on Sunday for new photos from this year’s parade.

amNY.com staff