Puerto Rico Cultural Parade of Florida
Puerto Rico Cultural Parade of Florida

Puerto Rico Cultural Parade of Florida
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Puerto Rico Cultural Parade of Florida
Statistics demonstrate that the Hispanic market represents over $6.5 billion dollars in buying in Central Florida alone and they enjoy a household income of over $54,000.

About the Event
The XVI Puerto Rico Cultural Parade and Folklore Festival Day will be held Sunday, April 24th 2005 in the Historic District of Ybor City (Tampa), Florida. It was estimated that over 50,000 people attended the 2004 event. We are expecting a significant increase in attendance and participation in the 2005 celebration. This is an event that is held annually the 4th Sunday during the month of April. ADMISSION IS FREE!!

We present a Folklore Festival with musical groups and performers coming from Puerto Rico, New York, Orlando, other States and local talent. We present the most indigenous of the Puerto Rican folklore music and dances, including Vejigantes, Sanqueros, and Cabezudos (characters dressed up in colorful dresses, big masks and others walking on stilts. It is a spectacular cultural and educational event targeted to adults and children of all ages. This grand event features a fantastic food court with a large selection of food, kiddy rides, business fair, exhibits, artisans, souvenirs, arts & crafts. The Festival takes place at the Centennial Park (19th Street & 9 Avenue) in Ybor City from 12 noon until 10 PM. The colorful and cheerful parade starts at 1 in the afternoon and travels along 7th Avenue in the Historic District of Ybor Ciy.

We also contribute to the success of other activities been presented the week-end of our Parade and Festival. Part of our artistic talent is also presented at the Tampa Veterans Hospital during their annual Cultural Heritage Day celebration. Why you should be

In this Event
Statistics demonstrate that the Hispanic market represents over $6.5 billion dollars in buying in Central Florida alone and they enjoy a household income of over $54,000 (source: The Hispanic Consumer Market in 2002 & Forecasts to 2022 Global Insights- DRI, April 2003). It is evident that this trend continues to grow at an accelerated pace. The Tampa Tribune newspaper of November 30, 2003 declared that "Puerto Ricans have become the largest Hispanic group in Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinellas counties" according to census figures. If' you are not targeting your PR messages to this audience, you are missing a very important opportunity. These demographics make our market the most desirable for companies and business wanting to expand their market share. Wouldn't that be the BEST reason to participate and sponsor this unique event and be integral part of its success?

This event is extensively advertised in Puerto Rico, the State of Florida and cities in other States. The Puerto Rico Cultural Parade of Florida and Folklore Festival in Ybor City (Tampa) is the biggest Hispanic event in northern, eastern, and Central Florida. It sure will provide the best opportunity and strategic way to promote and/or sell any Company's or Business's products or services among the fastest growing segment (Hispanics) in the state of Florida. By being involved in this spectacular event, you can play a significant part in its success, achieve tremendous brand promotional exposure and visibility, and gain the support of Latinos.

To promote the Puerto Rico Cultural Parade and Folklore Festival we run on-air campaigns in television and Spanish radio stations, ads and articles in newspapers and Spanish publications, as well as massive distribution of thousands of flyers and posters.

We have extraordinary opportunities for Companies and Businesses that want to have the opportunity sponsor this event. We are certain that your Company/Business would prefer to achieve the highest level of national marketing campaign and exposure with direct impact in Tampa Bay and surrounding areas. Don't miss the opportunity to get your Company's name in front of over $50,000 potential buyers. Just contact us to provide you with the different SPONSORSHIP LEVELS.


Puerto Rican Cultural Parade of Florida, Inc.
24724 State Road 54 #114 Lutz, Fl 33559
Tel: (813) 949-2048     Tel: (813) 477-8368     Fax: (813) 949-9359

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