The Greater Hartford Puerto Rican Day Parade and Festival del Coqui is not just about one day in June, but a series of events, people, and experiences, that make each year distinct and unforgettable. This parade and festival celebrates the many sights, sounds and flavors of the Hispanic culture. The parade is produced by The Connecticut Institute for Community Development-Puerto Rican Parade Committee (CICD), dedicated to social engagement, community building, cultural enrichment. Annually, the parade and festival attracts over 50,000 people from around the region. The The parade steps off at noon on the corner of Wawarme and Wethersfield Avenue and will continue onto Main Street, and ends near the Soldiers and Sailor Memorial Arch. The Greater Hartford Puerto Rican Day Parade is immediately followed by the Festival del Coqui in Bushnell Park from 2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.