The Columbus Day Parade has been organized in New York since 1929. Over 35,000 people participate in the Columbus Day Parade in New York City each year. The Columbus Day Parade takes place on the second Monday in October.
For the 61st Annual Columbus Day Parade, Stefani was asked to play "No Floods" on the streets. The event was broadcast live on NBC, one of the host, Maria Bartirono said of her performance : "She's only nineteen and what a voice.".