Puerto Rican Festival And Parade

Friday, July 28th at 5:00pm
1 City Hall Plaza
Boston, MA 02118
United States

Event Description:

This three day event is held at Boston’s City Hall Plaza where Puerto Rican's can celebrate their traditions and honor the history of Puerto Rico.

The festival consist of live performances by local and international artist, kiosks selling typical Puerto Rican food, local arts and crafts, mechanical rides and different activities for the entire family. It offers the opportunity for business partners to interact with the Hispanic community, including a Health Expo. The festival culminates with the Puerto Rican Parade where the community showcases its culture through wonderful floats, colorful dance troupes, singers, dancers and appearances by distinguished honorees.

This festival attracts 30,000+ participants in the course of the three day celebration, coupled with this year’s outstanding program of events, musical bands, artists and sponsors, there will also be kiosks that will feature different activities, including a health fair, face painting for kids, storytelling of Puerto Rican traditional stories and legends, presentations of eco-friendly gardening and cooking techniques, and teaching of Puerto Rican musical percussion.