The Largest Block Party of the Summer Returns with the 28th Annual 116th Street Festival

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116th Street Festival

116th Street Festival

The festival has been celebrating Hispanic culture for over 25 years...

Looking for a special excuse to plan a trip to New York City this weekend? Look no further, the 28th annual 116th Street Festival (link) makes its return to Spanish Harlem. The 116th Street Festival is a massive 28-block party that is held a day before the Puerto Rican Day Parade. The festival has been celebrating Hispanic culture for over 25 years with offerings of games, music, food and more. Pure Minutes is proud to be a premier sponsor of this amazing celebration of life and culture.

The largest Latin festival in North America is being held this week on Saturday, June 8th from 11:00am to 5:00pm at East Harlem on 116th Street between Lexington and 1st Avenue. This fun-filled open air festival features 3 main stages for music, 2 secondary stages and over 200 vendors and exhibits offering enough food to feed an army. The festival highlights all different aspects of El Barrio culture including influences from the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Mexico and various parts of South America.

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The family festival will also include childrens rides, games, arts & crafts, raffles, and prizes. Every year nearly a million people arrive to take in the festivities that would interest children of all ages. Local talent are also due to make an appearance along with key performers from the Caribbean and elsewhere around Latin America. Beyond the music and street food there are going to be plenty of vendors selling folkloric art, souvenirs, and other craft.

Featured guests at the festival include: Aldeni Bettani, Barreto y Su Plena, Bernardino, Castro y Gambino, Davon, Dennis Diaz, Duran Dancers, E&J In the Mix, Eddie Heartthrob, Edwin, El Gran Tito, Fuego, Jae Camilo, Jason Cotton, South Bronx Dancers, Young Ambition Dance co. and more.

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