U.T.B. United Third Bridge Inc. Educational and Cultural Fund, “Self Esteem Through Education” Presents: Florida’s Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade Gala on Friday, September 29, 2023, in Brevard County, and Florida’s 26th Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade and Multicultural Festival, on Saturday, September 30,2023 in Palm Bay, Florida.
This year’s parade theme is Building Healthy and Prosperous Communities. This is a FREE event for the community and the oldest Puerto Rican Day Parade in the State of Florida that typically attracts thousands of people. The City of Palm Bay has named the main entrance to the Parade Festival in front of City Hall, ” Samuel C. Lopez Way” in memory of our founder, Samuel C. Lopez who established the first annual Puerto Rican Day Parade in Brevard County in November 1997. He sadly passed away unexpectedly January 11,2021. Our board is committed to carry on his legacy and vision for the Hispanic and minority community in Brevard County and since his passing we dedicated last year’s 25th Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade to him.
The Parade starts promptly at 10am on the corner of Eldron Blvd & Malabar Rd on Saturday September 30, 2023, and ends in front of Palm Bay City Hall leading into “Samuel C. Lopez Way”, followed by the festival until 7:30 PM. Parade emcee will feature Mindy Levy of Lite Rock 99.3.
The Multicultural festival takes place immediately following the parade featuring entertainers, vendor booths, and food trucks. Businesses, schools, health and wellness organizations, along with informational non-profit organizations and automobiles will be on display to engage and interact with the public.
This year’s, events will help support our mission of cultural diversity and will fund and endow Hispanic students annually with scholarships for continued education and will continue to promote Hispanic culture throughout the year.
We are currently seeking Community Sponsors for these events and appreciate all tax-deductible donations.
If you are interested in purchasing Gala tickets, reserving a vendor booth, becoming a sponsor, or marching and/or having a float in the parade, please contact Evelyn Thomson or Samantha Lopez-Bickman at (863) 381-4858 or email us at: email@example.com. If you would like to purchase tickets online for the Gala, please feel free to click the donate button above.
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