New York City’s 29th Annual April Fools’ Day Parade

New York City April Fools' Day Parade

Veteran prankster Joey Skaggs has announced New York City’s 29th Annual April Fools’ Day Parade, scheduled for April 1, 2014. This year’s theme is “Everybody Must Get Stoned,” and the grand marshal is President Barack Obama.

For three decades, New York City’s Annual April Fools’ Day Parade has offered the public an opportunity to express, in a comical way, its outrage against the foolishness of mankind. Thousands of participants in look-alike costumes with satirical floats creatively mock the thoughtless, corrupt and selfish acts of the past year. Kicking off at noon on Tuesday, April 1, the parade will march down 5th Avenue from 59th Street to Washington Square Park where revelers will party down. It will conclude with the annual crowning of the King of Fools. Spread the word!

image via Joey Skaggs