15th Puerto Rican and Cuban Festival Expands to New Venue at Crown Festival Park in Sugarland
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– Southwest’s largest festival celebrating Spanish-Caribbean culture expects 20,000 fans –
HOUSTON, July 07 8, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The crowd-pleasing Puerto Rican and Cuban Festival (PRC Festival) and one of Houston’s most culturally rich events, moves to a bigger and better venue at Crown Festival Park in Sugarland. to accommodate a growing number of fans. The new venue includes a first double stage in Houston to ensure continuous, uninterrupted entertainment to satisfy the most avid dancers. The gathering will celebrate the musical, cultural and culinary heritage of Puerto Rico, Cuba and the Dominican Republic, as well as all the countries of Latin America.
The producers of the famous PRC festival are organizing a bigger and better festival to attract more than 20,000 music lovers who are expected to congregate in the Houston area for the fifteenth Puerto Rican and Cuban Festival. The new Sugarland site is bigger, safer and has ample parking. PRC Fest will take place on October 15 from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Crown Festival Park18355 Southwest Freeway, Sugar Land, TX 77479, tickets start at $15 for the one-day event.
The most recognizable international and local salsa, reggeaton, cubaton, and bachata will provide hours of the best tropical music that will please the most discerning music lovers. The 10-hour festival will feature a laser show, fireworks, 200 local artists and musicians, 100 professional dancers, DJs, bands and dance groups, including our community partners Houston Salsa Congress and Houston Salsa Dancers, among others.
“After the pandemic, our community is eager to celebrate our culture and share our music, our food and our traditions with everyone, and show how Puerto Ricans and Cubans celebrate life,” said Javier Ferrer, the organizer and creator of the PRC Festival. “For over 15 years, the PRC Fest has been one of the city’s top Latino heritage festivals, and this year will be no exception, in fact, the PRC Festival this year will be bigger and better, perhaps unforgettable. .”
Long-standing sponsors of the PRC Festival include title sponsors Michelob Ultra and Telemundo 47, and sponsors Clear Choice Home Loans, Candemir Travel, Café Piquet, Dodo’s Chicken, among others. A portion of the proceeds from the PRC festival will be donated to lumalalilimu.org, a non-profit organization that supports the Afro-descendant Garifuna community of Honduras and the Caribbean, and asonefoundation.org, which prevents deaths from sickle cell disease related to sport.
For sponsorships, booths and tickets, visit: prcfestival.com. For updates, follow us on the Festival Facebook page.
About PRC Festival:
The PRC (Puerto Rican and Cuban) Festival is a one-day cultural event that includes music, dance, food, Spanish Caribbean tradition and education. The annual PRC festival attracts over 20,000 fans every year. With the best salsa, timba, merengue, plena, reggeaton and bachata acts, the PRC Festival entertains – among others – Puerto Ricans, Cubans, Dominicans and Houstonians who love Caribbean music, regardless of their country of origin. origin. The internationally acclaimed PRC Festival is the largest celebration of Caribbean music and culture west of the Mississippi. For more information, please visit prcfestival.com PRC Fest Facebook page and @PRCFest on Twitter. Roll B: here.
Festival logistics: Javier Ferrer, 713-446-1027 [email protected]
Media: Pio del Castillo, 832-877-2771 [email protected]
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