Attending the March and Rally

Accessibility

  • We will be providing two buses which will be in the march. Check here soon for more details.

  • American Sign Language Interpreters will be at the Rally and medical tent at the Great Lawn.

  • Two water stations at the Rally will be available for reusable water bottle refills - please bring your own and stay hydrated! We will have water available at Bryant Park, and at the 59th St. entrance to Central Park. No glass bottles allowed on the Great Lawn.

  • Trained marshals will be with the March for the whole route, helping marchers when needed and providing safety.

  • There will be ADA compliant portable restrooms at the rally site.

  • Some seating will be available at the rally in a designated ADA section. We are making every effort in our budget to provide an adequate amount of seating. Due to the volume of attendants, these chairs will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

  • We encourage everyone to plan their transportation and make arrangements ahead of time. If you have specific needs or questions about the buses, or any other accommodation, please let us know how we can best support you and we will do our best to do so.

Please send inquiries to access@reclaimpridenyc.org.

Come Prepared

We will be marching 4 miles in the summer sun and be on the Great Lawn during the heat of the day.

  • Water: Bring a thermos of cold water – water will be available on the Great Lawn, at Bryant Park and at 59th and a limited supply of emergency water throughout the march. Remember, no glass bottles on the Great Lawn.

  • Food: Pack a lunch & snacks – but nothing that will spoil in the heat. There will not be food vendors on or near the Great Lawn.

  • Sun: Bring sunscreen, wear a hat or visor, and comfortable clothing - bring an umbrella.

  • Get off your feet: Bring a light blanket or sheet to spread out on the lawn.

Go Green

Keep It Simple – Take Out What You Bring In

  • Trash: If possible, take your trash home with you. There will also be trash receptacles around the Great Lawn.

  • Plastic: Bottles are fine to recycle, but film, flexible and soiled plastic is not.

  • Organics: If possible, take home and compost.

  • Ask a volunteer: If you have any questions about waste, ask someone.

Things You Can Bring

In the march, we encourage you to bring:

  • Signs and banners - but not on wooden or metal poles, only use cardboard

  • Drums, horns, and other portable musical instruments - but no amplification systems

  • Your family, your friends and anyone else!! Allies more than welcome!!

At the rally, you can bring:

  • Service animals, blankets, umbrellas (but not the kind that go into the ground)

  • Backpacks are fine but subject to check

Things You Cannot Bring

In the march

  • No wooden or metal poles

  • No sound amplification systems

  • Nothing too heavy to carry during the march

To the rally

  • Glass bottles, tables, chairs, balloons, pets (except service dogs)

  • Oversized items like coolers & luggage

  • Tarps and anything else that is not permeable

  • Weapons, drones

People Who Will Assist You During the Day

  • Trained marshals will be with the March for the whole route, helping marchers when needed and providing safety.

  • Street medics will be with us throughout the march, and medical personnel will be throughout the rally site.

To Be Added Soon

  • Subway stops near Sheridan Square, Bryant Park and other locations

  • How to identify marshals, street medics and legal observers

  • Map of the Great Lawn

  • Speakers and performers at the rally

  • Drag suggestions & DIY crafts you can make at home to stay coordinated with the March's visual themes