The 52nd annual Puerto Rican Festival is Festival Puertorriqueño de Massachusetts, Inc’s flagship event that brings together people from all heritages to share Puerto Rican culture. This three day event is held at Boston’s City Hall Plaza where the community comes together to celebrate traditions and honor Puerto Rican history.
The festival consists of live performances by local and international artists, 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.
The Festival includes 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.