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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


Sunday, October 4, 2015

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

Note: The information below is from 2014. Stay tuned for more information about this year’s event as it becomes available.


Join hundreds 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 52nd anniversary, the annual Puerto Rican Day Parade is the city’s oldest and largest outdoor event celebrating Puerto Rican and Latino heritage.

Hundreds of performers, local celebrities, youth groups, march up the Benjamin Franklin Parkway during the annual parade 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).


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

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