Boston Puerto Rican Festival 2024

The Puerto Rican Festival in Boston is on July 27 & 28 in Franklin Park.

El Festival Puertorriqueño de Boston es el 27 y 28 de julio en Franklin Park.

Every Summer, people of all backgrounds come together to celebrate Puerto Rican culture and build community at the annual Puerto Rican celebrations held in Boston.

Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of Puerto Rico at the Boston Puerto Rican Festival and Parade! This annual celebration brings people together to experience the rich heritage of Puerto Rico through music, food, and community. Discover more events celebrating Puerto Rico in Boston below.


Puerto Rican Festival Cultural Pageant Jun 22
  • Florian Hall

Join us at our annual Puerto Rican Festival Cultural Pageant at Florian Hall where we'll crown this year's Miss Puerto Rico! The Pageant serves as the cornerstone event of the Festival Puertorriqueño, aimed at empowering girls and young women of Puerto Rican heritage to become…

Puerto Rican Celebration at Fenway Jul 10
  • Fenway Park

Show your Puerto Rican pride at Fenway Park for our Puerto Rican Celebration on Wednesday, July 10. Ticket holders who purchase through this special offer will receive a custom Red Sox replica jersey in Puerto Rican colors. Additionally, there will be Puerto Rican entertainment…

Festival Betances Jul 20
  • Plaza Betances

New England’s longest-running Latino cultural festival is BACK on Saturday, July 20, 2024 from 12 PM to 8 PM at Plaza Betances. Festival Betances has become a staple in New England's Latino community. Every year, the in-person event has drawn a 3,000-person multicultural…

Boston Puerto Rican Festival Jul 27
  • Franklin Park

The annual Puerto Rican Festival of Massachusetts will be held July 27 and 28 at Franklin Park! Come immerse yourself in our rich Puerto Rican culture and enjoy music performances, delicious Puerto Rican food from several vendors, carnival rides, local arts & crafts, and…

Boston Puerto Rican Parade Jul 28

The annual Boston Puerto Rican Parade returns on Sunday, July 28, 2024! The parade route will start at Cedar Street in Roxbury, MA and end at Franklin Park. The Boston Puerto Rican Festival will then kickoff at Franklin Park at 12:00pm. Come and experience the essence of Puerto…

Discover Boston's Puerto Rican Culinary Scene

The Puerto Rican festival will have several vendors offering authentic foods from Puerto Rico like pernil con arroz y gandules (savory roasted pork shoulder with rice and pigeon peas) and frituras or popular Puerto Rican fried finger foods, including giant pastelillos (empanadas), alcapurrias (big croquettes), and rellenos de papa (stuffed potato balls). But you don't have to wait until the festival to get your hands on these delicious delicacies. Experience a taste of the island right here in Boston at these fantastic restaurants.

La Fabrica Central, Cambridge: Feed your soul with flavorful dishes inspired by Puerto Rican cuisine while enjoying live music from Thursday-Saturday. Then, dance the night away at their upstairs Latin night club featuring a live DJ on Fridays and Saturdays!

La Lechonera, Roslindale: La Lechonera offers a range of Puerto Rican specialties, including pernil (pork shoulder) cooked over hot coals and mofongo con camarones (mashed plantains with shrimp).

Manà Escondida Café, South End: Just as the name suggests, this hidden gem in the South End is a great place to pick up some authentic Puerto Rican food at a great price! Order from the buffet or choose something from the menu.

Vejigantes Restaurant, South End: Visit Vejigantes Restaurant and experience authentic Puerto Rican cuisine featuring hearty soups, monfongo, and traditional meat and seafood entrees. Enjoy an island inspired hand-crafted cocktail as you dine al fresco.

Discover Latinx Boston

Boston's vibrant and diverse Latinx community brings with it a myriad delicious food, bustling coffee shops and radiant boutiques…