Lonely Planet Writer

Puerto Rico's biggest street fest in full swing

The biggest street festival in Puerto Rico is currently underway in San Juan and the party will continue to roll through the weekend.

San Juan is celebrating its biggest street festival.
San Juan is celebrating its biggest street festival. Image by James Willamor / CC BY-SA 2.0

Originally a celebration of the feast day of San Sebastian and a community fundraiser, the festival has been running continuously since 1970 and has grown to be one of the biggest events on the island. The festivities include live music performances, parades and a variety of food vendors selling traditional Puerto Rican dishes. Parades and live music will begin this evening at 5PM and will continue all day Saturday and Sunday. 

Read more: discoveringpuertorico.com