New Britain Celebrates the 2016 Puerto Rican Festival

Festive music filled the air, along with the aroma of delicious food and plenty of good cheer at New Britain’s 2016 Puerto Rican Festival.

The weather was hot and sunny, as people listened to live music, enjoyed pina coladas and celebrated Puerto Rican culture.

2016puertoricanfestival100New Britain’s Puerto Rican festival is a long standing tradition in the community, held on High Street. It is a time when the Puerto Rican Society of New Britain is the center of community life in the city and New Britain’s close cultural bond with Puerto Rico is celebrated.