June 9, 10 am
The National Puerto Rican Day Parade 152nd Street Cultural Festival
Celebrate Puerto Rican culture at this family-friendly, fun-filled event offering a variety of activities and entertainment for people of all ages. The day features live musical performances, dancing, celebrity appearances and a children’s pavilion scheduled with storytelling, face painting, arts & crafts, and other fun surprises! Kiosks line the street with corporate and local vendors selling comida típica (traditional food), artisans displaying and selling their art and many free giveaways. The 152nd Street Cultural Festival is the kick-off celebration leading up to the Parade on 5th Avenue.