The Puerto Rican Day Parade

June 21, 2010 10:13:36 AM PDT
ABC 7 Chicago celebrates 33 years of broadcasting "The Puerto Rican Day Parade," Sunday, June 20, from 11:35pm-12:35am.

Hosted by ABC 7 General Assignment Reporter and Host of "Ñ BEAT," Theresa Gutierrez, "The Puerto Rican Day Parade" will air in HD on ABC 7 Chicago. (The Puerto Rican Day parade takes place on Saturday, June 19, and begins at noon.)

ABC 7 Chicago's Sylvia Perez, Hosea Sanders, Phil Schwarz, and Jerry Taft will join in the festivities atop the ABC 7 Chicago float.

The parade celebrating Puerto Rican culture kicks off at Columbus and Balbo Drives with a colorful procession of floats, folk dancers, reggaeton musical groups and salsa dancers.

Community leaders, important to the Puerto Rican community and its youth, will be featured as this year's Honorary Grand Marshals.

The Puerto Rican Day Parade will be available on-demand at ABC7Chicago.com Monday.

"The Puerto Rican Day Parade" is produced by ABC 7's Edgar Vargas.


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