As is usually the case with major events in NYC, some mass transit will be affected & have service advisories in place. This Sunday is the Dominican Day Parade & MTA NYC Transit issued a press release with service advisory information:
This year’s Dominican Day Parade will be held on Sunday, August 8 along the Avenue of the Americas. The parade kicks off at 1 p.m. at 36th Street and continues to 56th Street. The best way to join the festivities is by mass transit.
Customers can take the , , , , and to 34th Street-Herald Square, the or to 42nd Street-Bryant Park, the , or to 47th-50th Street-Rockefeller Center, the or to 57th Street-6th Avenue and the 7 to 5th Avenue. Some station entrances/exits may be temporarily closed by the New York City Police Department for crowd control.
Please note that this weekend, service will operate from Jamaica Center in Queens, then travel along the line to end at 34th Street-6th Avenue and the will operate local service on 6th Avenue. The parade route will affect the following buses: M2, M3, M4, M5, M16, M31, M34, M42 and M57. Customers should look for posted detour signs.