New Paltz to hold Phools Parade on May 19

The annual Phools Parade will take place this Saturday, May 19 at 2 p.m. The art parade will begin at the New Paltz Middle School and end at Hasbrouck Park. Participants are encouraged to get as artsy and creative as possible. Dress up as an iconographic artist; decorate yourself as an art subject or famous painting; drive or push a sculpture of any type; make a puppet, a flag, a banner, a hat or any wearable art; create art on the fly; engage in performance art; or come up with your own unique and fantastic art activity.

Following the parade, an awards ceremony will take place with music provided by Ratboy Jr and the Sweet Clementines.

For additional information, e-mail Eileen Hedley at or call 255-6724.