New York City is home to some of the world's most vibrant ethnic communities. MOSPCE's events are designed to embrace and celebrate the rich cultural tapestry that shapes our city. Each year, the Mayor hosts celebrations to highlight the diversity and civic contributions of New York's many heritage groups.
Here is a sampling from some of our annual heritage celebrations:
June 30, 2022
Mayor Eric Adams hosted a gathering at Gracie Mansion to celebrate New Yorkers of Caribbean descent.
June 21, 2022
Mayor Eric Adams hosted a gathering at Gracie Mansion to celebrate Juneteenth.
May 19, 2022
Eric Adams hosted a gathering in Gracie Mansion to celebrate members of the Russian-Speaking community.
May 5, 2022
Mayor Eric Adams hosted a gathering at Gracie Mansion to celebrate Cinco de Mayo.
March 17, 2022
Mayor Eric Adams hosted Irish and Irish American New Yorkers for a reception to celebrate St. Patrick's Day at Gracie Mansion.
February 24, 2022
In honor of Black History Month, Mayor Eric Adams hosted "Bridging the Gap: a panel discussion on the ways health, good, race, and culture intersect,” at The Apollo Theatre in Harlem.
Fabruary 8, 2022
For his first reception at Gracie Mansion, Mayor Eric Adams welcomed guests to celebrate Lunar New Year.
June 24, 2021
Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray hosted a reception to celebrate the Puerto Rican community.
June 18, 2021
The Mayor and First Lady hosted a gathering in St. Nicholas Park in Harlem to kick-off Juneteenth events across the five boroughs.
May 27, 2021
The Mayor celebrated Asian-American Pacific Islander Heritage Month with the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center.