Thank you for making Carnaval 2019 Spectacular!
See you next year!
Somerville Media Center captured some of the best moments from Carnaval 2019 in this short video!
Thank you to all our volunteers, performers, and vendors for making Carnaval so successful year after year. We look forward to seeing you again in 2020!
Carnaval: SundayJune 7th, 2020
(Rain date June 14th)
Broadway in East Somerville from McGrath Highway to Lombardi Way
For the 10th year in a row East Somerville Main Streets partnered with the City of Somerville and the Somerville Arts Council to present Carnaval @ Somerstreets on June 2nd, 2019.
This 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 were 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.
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2019 Event Sponsors: