Puerto Rican Parade of Rochester New York
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Puerto Rican Parade of Rochester

¡Puerto Rico Se Levanta! Puerto Rico Rises!

Saturday, July 28, 2018
10:00am opening ceremony
11:00am parade step off


The Puerto Rican
Parade of Rochester

Saturday, July 28, 2018

10:00AM - 10:45AM
Liberty Pole

Corner of Franklin Street and Main Street

Interested in participating in the parade?

We invite you to participate in the 2018 Puerto Rican Day Parade! This year’s theme is “Puerto Rico Se Levanta!” which means “Puerto Rico Rises!”. We encourage you to keep this theme in mind as you prepare your float for this year’s parade. Our panel of judges will take a close look at each float, how it aligns with our theme and the work behind the effort. All winners will be announces after the parade and will receive an award and prize.

Deadline for application is july 10, 2018.



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Father Laurence Tracy Award Nominations

nominations due
may 30, 2018

The Father Laurence Tracy Excellence in Leadership Award is given to a servant of this community. This individual, who is committed to a certain cause or ideal, is uniquely addressing a problem or improving a situation. Such a leader has devoted his or her time and efforts to advocacy, as well as challenging and motivating individual(s) or organizations to excel. Because of his or her vision and accomplishments, our community is a better place. In conclusion, the Father Laurence Tracy Award recipient has helped our community envision the future and identify paths to success, while promoting diversity and multiculturalism.

Only nominations received by the Puerto Rican Parade of Rochester committee by May 30, 2018 will be considered. The finalist will be presented at the Puerto Rican Parade of Rochester Commencement Ceremony at Liberty Pole. If the application is received after the due date, nominees can be resubmitted for future consideration.