Fleet Week was celebrated from May 23rd through May 29th in New York City. In addition to tall ships, Navy, Marine, and Coast Guard vessels there were demonstrations and a ceremony at the Soldiers and Sailors Monument on Memorial Day.

NYC Photo News as there for the Tall Ships arrival and other events around New York City. Check out our coverage at http://www.nycphotonews.com.

Tall Ship sailing past the Statue of Liberty

Brazilian Tall Ship Sailing Up the Hudson River

Taking of Photo of a Marine Vehicle in Times Square with an iPad

Marine Demonstrates a Remote Controlled Weapoon in Times Square

Civil War Reenactor at the Soldiers and Sailors Monument on Memorial Day

Soldiers and Sailors Monument on Memorial Day

Young Boy Laying Flowers at the Soliders and Sailors Monumnet

Mayor Bloomberg Places a Wreath at the Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Marine Honor Guard at the Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Congressman Charles Rangel Arrives for the Ceremony at the Soldiers and Sailors Monument

The annual parade honoring the 369th Infantry Regiment known as the “Harlem Hellfighters” took place on May 20th 2012 on Fifth Avenue in New York City. NYC Photo News was there.

More photos of this historic parade at http://www.nycphotonews.com.

Civil War Reenactors Before the Parade

Soldiers March of Fifth Avenue During the 369th Regiment Parade in New York City in 2012

Trumpter with the Pan American Marching Band Practices Before the Parade

Pan American Marching Band in the 2012 39th Regiment Parade

Black Cowboy Preparing to Ride in the 2012 Parade

The 31st Annual Turkish Day Parade and Festival was held on Saturday, May 19th, 2012 at 11.00 am and New York Photo News was there to cover it. For more photos of the parade vist http://www.nycphotonews.com.

The event is organized by the Federation of Turkish American Associations(FTAA)- the oldest and largest Turkish American Umbrella Organization.

NYC Photo News has covered this and many other parades in New York City for the past two years.

Young Marcher in the 2012 Turkish Day Parade in New York City

Mehter Band in the 2012 Turkish Day Parade in New York City

Members of the Turkistan American Contingent at the 2012 Turkish Day Parade

Turkish-American Police Officer and His Son at the 2012 Turkish Day Parade

Students Carrying a Portrait of Ataturk at the 2012 Turkish Day Parade

Smiling Young Woman in Traditional Costume in the 2012 Turkish Day Parade