Puerto Rican Day Parade merging with Puerto Rican People's Parade

File image: Puerto Rican Day Parade spectators

April 2, 2013 4:01:45 PM PDT
Two parades celebrating Puerto Rican pride will become one this summer.

The organizers of Chicago's Puerto Rican Day Parade and the Puerto Rican People's Parade announced Tuesday that the two parades are merging.

The new, joint parade will be called the Puerto Rican People's Parade. It steps off Saturday, June 15, at Division and Western.