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Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade

Philadelphia’s largest outdoor celebration of Puerto Rican and Latino heritage

Parade on the Parkway

Annual parade on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Credit: R. Kennedy for GPTMC

Description

Date:
Sunday, September 29, 2013

Time:
12 noon to 3 p.m. (ending time approximate)

Overview

Join thousands of spectators on the streets of Philadelphia for a day of music, dancing and fabulous floats during the annual Puerto Rican Day Parade.

Celebrating its 51st anniversary in September 2013, the Puerto Rican Day Parade is the city’s oldest and largest outdoor event celebrating Puerto Rican and Latino heritage.

Over 1,500 participants, including performers, local celebrities, youth groups, march up the Benjamin Franklin Parkway before ending at the Eakins Oval near the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

The annual parade is organized by the Council of Spanish Speaking Organizations of Philadelphia (Concilio).

Details

(Begins) 18th Street & Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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