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A participant dressed in costume holds an umbrella at the annual Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival in New York on Sunday. The annual parade has been a New York tradition since the late 1880s, during which participants gather, donning all mode of spring finery and hat, from wacky to traditional.

Participants display their outfits during the annual Easter Parade on Fifth Avenue in New York on April 20.EMMANUEL DUNAND / AFP - Getty Images