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The Puerto Rican Fest Is Here for its 53rd Celebration

The eagerly anticipated 53rd Puerto Rican Festival this year, providing three days of live music, food, cultural events and much more, beginning with opening day’s headline act, Alex Matos.

Festivities are already underway at its usual location, the newly renamed Innovative Field, 1 Morrie Silver Way, Rochester, NY 14608.

"We are excited to bring a great lineup this year. celebrate and educate others about our culture through food, music, and dance," said Orlando Ortiz, President of Puerto Rican Festival, Inc. "As the longest-running ethnic festival in Monroe County, the Puerto Rican Festival board is extremely proud of the history this festival has in the community and humbly honored to carry on its legacy."

The festival will feature headliner performances by Christian Alicea, Baby Rasta Y Gringo on Friday. Headlining on Saturday will be Luis Figueroa, Los Hermanos Rosario. There will also be additional performances by Ecos Borincanos, Sonidos Unidos, La Muralla, Banda Light, Rochester Latino Theatre Company, Los Infieles, Borinquen Dance Theatre and Bachata Rebelde.

Alex Matos. Photo: Puerto Rican Festival of Rochester, Inc.

Festival Hours:

  • Friday: 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM

  • Saturday: 12:00 PM – 11:00 PM (Free Admission 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM)


  • Advanced Tickets - Thursday Free | Friday $10.00 | Saturday $10.00

  • Tickets Purchased at Door - Friday $15.00 | Saturday $15.00

  • Senior (60+) & Children (6 -12 years old) - $5.00

  • Children 5 and under - Free

  • Note: Children 17 or under must be accompanied by an adult.

“As we evolve, we are excited to continue our partnership with the City of Rochester, Monroe County, and many other partners as they are instrumental in supporting and championing our community for more than 50 years," Ortiz said.

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