This parade gathers people together with a sense of camaraderie and joy mixed with nostalgia and hope.
An acknowledgement of who they are, where they came from and where they want to go.
What started out as a rag tag group of passionate Poles with a few flags, a couple of pickup trucks and a band on a trailer, has turned into a big splash of Polish pride surfing a sea of red and white.
Be sure to check out our special tonight on WKBW your official Dyngus Day station.
Dyngus Day Diary 2017 airs tonight at 7pm.