Contact:  Waleska Martinez
Telephone: 215-627-3100 x201
Email: waleska.martinez@elconcilio.net
Website: www.elconcilio.net

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 20, 2021

Concilio Presents “The Latino Weekend Experience”

PHILADELPHIA, PA, August 18, 2021— El Concilio is excited to welcome YOU to the Latino Weekend Experience where TWO of your favorite events have been combined into one during Hispanic Heritage Month.

Join us for the Concilio’s Hispanic Fiesta Presents – Stroll the Harbor on Saturday, September 25, 2021, replacing our previously held Hispanic Fiesta. Stroll the Harbor will be held at a prime Philadelphia location, the Spruce Street Harbor, located at 301 S. Columbus Boulevard, from 10:00 am – 5:00pm. This market street setup will include many of local vendors offering you the Latino flair in foods, music, clothing, and much more.

Continuing the fun-filled #LatinoWeekendExperience, the Puerto Rican Day Parade is being held on Sunday, September 26, 2021, on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, from 12:00pm – 3:00pm. Come along for this yearly occasion welcoming onlookers in the city of Philadelphia for a day of music, moving and marvelous buoys during the yearly procession. The yearly Puerto Rican Day Parade is the city’s most seasoned and biggest open air occasion observing Puerto Rican and Latino legacy.

We will be following COVID guidelines as mandated by the City of Philadelphia at the time of the event. As of the date of this press release, guidelines states “Masks will be required at all non-seated outdoor events in Philadelphia with more than 1,000 attendees.” Click here for continuous COVID updates for the City of Philadelphia and for event updates follow us on social media @ConcilioPhilly.

ABOUT CONCILIO: The Council of Spanish Speaking Organizations of Philadelphia (Concilio) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) founded in 1962. Concilio is a recognized leader in providing an array of social services, ensuring that education, health, adoption, foster care, and cultural opportunities are made available to those who need them. Concilio is proud to serve as a cultural convener for some of Philadelphia’s largest Latino events. To get Concilio’s latest updates, follow @ConcilioPhilly on social media.

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