Carnaval: SundayJune 7th, 2020
(Rain date June 14th)
Broadway in East Somerville from McGrath Highway to Lombardi Way
For the 11th year in a row East Somerville Main Streets will be partnering with the City of Somerville and the Somerville Arts Council to present Carnaval @ Somerstreets on June 7th, 2020.
Last year the festival attracted about 6,000 visitors from East Somerville and the greater Boston area, making it the most successful Carnaval to date!
Streets are closed to cars, but open to thousands of people to enjoy awesome music, performances from community groups, children's activities, and food from all over the world.
Street Closures & Traffic
In order to ensure public safety at the event, several road closures and parking bans will be in effect between McGrath Highway and Lombardi Way.:
Closed to all vehicular traffic;
No parking on either side of the street from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.;
Residents who live on the west side of Broadway will be detoured onto Broadway at Pennsylvania Ave.; Residents who live on the east side of Broadway will be detoured onto Pearl St.
If you are looking to be an Table Event Sponsor at Carnaval, apply here
Arts & Crafts Vendor Application
East Somerville has space available for vendors to showcase and sell their unique crafts. East Somerville Main Streets are looking for vendors selling traditional arts, crafts, and handmade goods that are culturally significant and appreciative to the diverse population in our neighborhood.
Vendor Application Form
Vendors interested in applying should complete the vendor application form here. Completing the application form does not guarantee a spot at the festival.
Vendors that are selected will be asked to pay a $20 vendor fee to secure their spot at Carnaval.
If anyone has any questions about vending at Carnaval, please contact Leylainy at Intern@EastSomervillemainstreets.org
East Somerville Broadway Businesses
East Somerville Business on Broadway can vend for free at Carnaval! If you plan to serve food or alcohol at Carnaval you will need to obtain permits. Instructions for food and alcohol permits in Spanish and English here.
TABLES ARE FREE FOR LOCAL NON-PROFITS!
If you are a non profit interested in hosting a booth please email Jen Atwood at Director@EastsomervillemainStreets.org
2020 Event Sponsors: