Easter parade in NYC: Pictures of the 2019 celebration in midtown

Thousands of people donned their best bonnets and headed to Fifth Avenue on Sunday for the annual Easter parade.

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 2019 celebration.