The biggest National Latin Festival in the North East will be returning on June 11th, 2022, for its 37th Celebration. The 116th Street Festival will host two stages with various artist’s live music performances, community art, and food influenced by the Puerto Rican and Hispanic culture, with an added extra spark of excitement as the festival celebrates its 37th year celebration. The 116th Street Festival started in 1985 as ‘Abrazo Fraternal’ and has grown to encompass 20 blocks, and on the day of the festival, people for miles will hear the sounds hispanic and various music and smell the aromas of mouthwatering hispanic dishes. The famous festival continues to bring an economic advantage to the neighborhood as well as offer a communal atmosphere for hispanics and anyone who wishes to learn more about the fun-loving culture that boasts decadent music, food, and more. Event-goers from around the country are expected to gather at this year’s festival, which anticipates more than 500,000 guests. People of all ethnicities and backgrounds are welcome to join in the fun, learn about Hispanic culture, and enjoy a family friendly outing.
Talent Coordinators Jerry Vargas/Kalvin Stevens