The Puerto Rican Day Parade is one of NYC's biggest gatherings (so it is kinda weird that Mayor Bill de Blasio is deciding to skip it) and the 62nd edition, with Grand Marshal Ricky Martin, is this Sunday. Details on the parade's route, as well as how you can get there, below:

The following streets are closed for the parade, which the held between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.:

Formation
44th Street between 6th Avenue and Madison Avenue
45th Street between 6th Avenue and Madison Avenue
46th Street between 6th Avenue and Madison Avenue
47th Street between 6th Avenue and Madison Avenue
48th Street between 6th Avenue and Madison Avenue

Route
5th Avenue between 42nd Street and 79th Street

Dispersal
5th Avenue between 79th Street and 86th Street
79th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
80th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
81st Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
82nd Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
83rd Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
84th Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue
85th Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue

Miscellaneous
Madison Avenue between 43rd Street and 86th Street
6th Avenue between 44th Street and 49th Street
43rd Street between 6th Avenue and Madison Avenue
51st Street between Rockefeller Plaza and 5th Avenue
58th Street between Grand Army Plaza and 5th Avenue
64th Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue
69th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
74th Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue

The MTA says that the 77th Street 6 train station "will be exit only from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.," and adds, "Customers seeking service from this station will be directed to the 68 St 6, 86 St 4/5/6, 72 St M/Q or 86 St M/Q stations." From the MTA:

For a list of subway stations closest to the parade route, click here.

The following NYC Transit and MTA Buses will take customers to the parade area, however stops along the parade route will be skipped on the: M1, M2, M3, M4, M5, M31, M50, M55, M57, M66, M72, M79 SBS, SIM1c, SIM3c, SIM4c, SIM33c, X27, X28, BxM2, BxM3, BxM4, BxM6, BxM7, BxM8, BxM9, BxM10, BxM11, Q32, QM2, QM4, QM5 and QM6.

To help customers reach the parade, the Long Island Rail Road is adding three trains on the Ronkonkoma Branch, which has a second track between Farmingdale and Ronkonkoma that was completed last summer. The special trains will depart from Ronkonkoma at 10:16 a.m., 11:16 a.m., and 12:16 p.m. to Penn Station. After the parade, the LIRR is adding three extra return trains departing Penn Station at 4:29 p.m., 5:29 p.m., and 6:29 p.m.

A special LIRR Ronkonkoma Branch timetable noting the additional service is here. The full branch timetable with regular service is available here.