After a two-year hiatus due to COVID, the 55th Puerto Rican Festival and Parade is returning to Franklin Park on July 31. At noon on Sunday, the parade will proceed from Cedar Street and Columbus Avenue to Franklin Park. The parade is the culmination of the three-day Puerto Rican Festival, which is projected to draw more than 90,000 people during three days. There will be performances by local and international artists, Puerto Rican food, local arts and crafts, and many more activities for all ages. Click here for the musical line-up, which begins at 3 pm on each day. Boston’s Department of Veterans Services Commissioner Robert Santiago will serve as the Grand Marshal.