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Everyone’s invited to the free 5th annual A Taste of Puerto Rico Festival at Stapleton Central Park, 9000 E Martin Luther King Blvd S, Denver, CO 80238. Free shuttle service will operate from Stapleton Park-n-Ride and Northfield Mall to the Park.
Last year, over 7,000 participated during the two-day festival, coming from as far as New York.
You’ll enjoy festivities like dominos, face painting, horseshoe, hula hoop contest, karaoke, kite flying (on Sunday), Salsa contest, trivia questions with prizes and volleyball.
Delicious Puerto Rican cuisine, which may include arroz con habichuelas quisadas, carne de rezs quisada, platanos maduros, alcapurrias and others, will be available.
Latin-flared rhythms by DJ Groove and DJ Manolo will spice the occasion. Live performances are also scheduled by (not in order of appearance):
Enrique Aguilar y Son Tres
Heritage African Drum & Dance Group
Jazz Del Barro
Malvin Delgado “Saylo”
No More Violence Dance Group
Van Lester con Conjunto Colores
White Stone Gospel Group
Zumba Dance Group
A Taste of Puerto Rico Festival begins Saturday, June 12, 2010, from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM.
Sunday, June 13, 2010 the celebration continues from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM.