News 8 is celebrating the 2021 Greater Hartford Puerto Rican Day Caravan and Gathering: “Thank You Health and Essential Workers”.

This year, The Greater Hartford Puerto Rican Parade returned as a caravan and gathering event. It was a celebration of Puerto Rican culture, heritage, and a show of gratitude for our healthcare and essential workers.

Leading up to the big day, Sarah Cody showcaseed three stories that highlight the traditions and the people involved, such as the Goya Gives food drive.

Join Darren Kramer, Amber Diaz and Samaia Hernandez for the event in the video above.

For more information, visit the CICD Puerto Rican Parade, Inc. Hartford Chapter page on Facebook.