National Puerto Rican Day Parade 2019 ¡Boricua!

New York City’s National Puerto Rican Day Parade celebrates Puerto Ricans and Puerto Rican culture on the second Sunday of June.

Take your flag and wave it!!!


62nd National Puerto Rican Day Parade 2019

America’s largest cultural celebration is on Sunday, June 9, 2019 from 11am – 5pm.

There are a host of events in the build-up to the parade.


National Puerto Rican Day Parade 2019 Honorees

We have a lot to be proud of.

  • Ricky Martin ~ Grand Marshall
  • La India ~ Madrina
  • Bobby Sanabria ~ Padrino
  • José Feliciano ~ Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Chi Chi Rodríguez ~ Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Edgar Martinez ~ All-Star Athlete
  • Alberto Carrión ~ Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Dagmar Rivera ~ Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Pablo Casals ~ Posthumous Tribute
  • Pura Belpré ~ Posthumous Tribute
  • Ana María Martínez ~ Orgullo Puertorriqueño
  • Ana María García Blanco, PhD ~ Education Leadership Award
  • Jeannette Valdés Morales ~ Education Leadership Award
  • 1979 Puerto Rican National Baseball Team ~ Sports Legends
  • Special Olympics Puerto Rico ~ Sports Rising Stars
  • Ricky Martin Foundation ~ Honoring a Cause
  • Flamboyán Foundation ~ Honoring a Cause
  • Discover Puerto Rico ~ Economic Development
  • Jorge Laboy ~ Ambassador
  • Nicole Chacón ~ Ambassador
  • Christian Nieves ~ Ambassador
  • Dalila Zapata Hernández ~ Rising Star
  • Amanda Serrano ~ Athlete of the Year
  • MJ Rodríguez ~ Trailblazer
  • MJ Rodríguez ~ Posthumous Tribute
  • Felix Matos Rodríguez, PhD ~ Gala Honoree
  • Felix Matos Rodríguez, PhD ~ Gala Honoree
  • Nilda Prieto ~ Gala Honoree
  • José Luis Cruz ~ Education Leadership Award
  • Carlos Olivieri ~ Teacher of the Year
  • Jorge Ramos ~ Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Willie Colón ~ Ambassador
  • Ricardo Currás ~ Ambassador
  • Yoshlin García “Bacán Bacán” ~ Ambassador
  • Raúl Ayala ~ Special Recognition (Loíza)
  • Samuel Lind Hernández ~ Special Recognition (Loíza)
  • Samuel Lind Hernández ~ Special Recognition (Loíza)
  • William Cepeda ~ Special Recognition (Loíza)

National Puerto Rican Day Parade 2019 Scholarships

Hundreds of students with a Puerto Rican heritage applied from twenty states and Puerto Rico.

Congratulations to the winners:

Fabiana Acevedo
Alexandra Acosta
Sara Acosta
Brianna Agrón
Kiarra Aldarondo
Sienna Alicea
Brianna Alvarado
Jayda Aponte
Melony Aponte
Rafael Báez
Alberto Bernabé Negrón
Neil Beveridge
Angel Borrero Laureano
Chloe Cabrales
Cayla Chico
Cristina Cintron
Arianna Cintrón
Delián Colón
Thalia Colon Garcia
Pedro Cora
Dianilis Correa
Carlos Delgado Ruiz
Kelyanis Díaz
José Echevarría
Alyssa Escoto
Sol Estrada
Irza Febo Santiago
Aracelis Figueroa
Xavier Fitzsimmons Cruz
Wildanys Fuentes
Daliany Gerena Guerrido
Jonathan German
Adriel Gill
Adriana Gotay
Diana Liz Guzman Martinez
Ariana Hernandez
Manuel Hernandez
Jesús E. Hernandez Guerrero
Brittany Hoang
Mariana Jimenez
Ariana Leandry
Daniella Lebrón
Zoemar Lebrón
Leah Lopez
Myla Lopez
Nyla Lopez
Xreesol Lopez
Maelis Lugo Rodríguez
Waldo Martinez
Diego Antonio IV Martinez De Jesús
Yamirelis Matos Pabón
Alexander Mendez
Jillian Mercado
Christian Milian
Ilymar Montañez Rivera
Samantha Monteiro
Cecilia Muñoz
Charmaine Nieves
Jianna Nieves
Hannah Nivar
Verónica Noriega Rodríguez
Yashira Ortega-Sustache
Isabel Padilla Bonelli
Kayla Parker
Angel Quiles
Cristina Quiles
Isabel Quiñones
Lismari Quiñones
Miliarys Quiñones-Barreto
Nia Rainer
Jasmine Ramírez
Adrián Ramos
Adriana Ramos
Zairelys Andrea Reyes-Rivera
Lina Ríos
Josué E. Ríos Vélez
Nathan Ríos-Colon
Becky Rivera
Gregory Rivera
Indira Rivera
Josué Rivera
Timothy Rivera
Santos Javiera Rivera Cardona
Ariana Robert Martinez
Taina Robinson
Elimichelle Robles
Manuel Rodriguez
Ryan Rodriguez – NJ
Ryan Rodriguez – IL
Janlouis Rodríguez Figueroa
Geriam Ruiz
Richard Ruiz Rodríguez
Krystal Sanchez
Emilio Santa Cruz
Jordan Scott-Ruiz
Diego Sepúlveda
Omar Toro
Mirelys Torres Galarza
Adriana Torres Rodriguez
Mackenzie Worley

You are our future!


152nd Street Cultural Festival

Saturday, May 25, 2019 at Jackson Avenue in The Bronx from 11am to 5pm. FREE

The 152nd Street Cultural Festival is the kick-off celebration for the Parade.


Jibara Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Sunday, June 2, 2019 at St. Patrick’s Cathedral.


National Puerto Rican Day Parade 2019 Gala

Friday, June 7, 2019 at Chelsea Piers, Pier 60.
Cocktail reception at 6pm. Dinner at 7pm. Black Tie. $500

Meet leaders of New York City’s Puerto Rican community and support the parade’s scholarship fund.

Salsa legend La India is headlining. The National Puerto Rican Day Parade Orchestra directed by Cucco Peña is hosting additional performances by Bobby Sanabria, Alberto Carrión, Dagmar Rivera, William Cepeda, Jorge Laboy and Christian Nieves.


For more information, visit www.nprdpinc.org


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