Deadline: July 6th, 2018

Festival Betances is the longest running Latino culture festival in New England, bringing arts and culture to Boston over the last 50 years.  The festival runs for two days and offers games, music, and food from Puerto Rico and all over Latin America, and fun for the whole family.

Festival Dates: July 21 and 22, 2018.


Saturday: Set Up Time: 10am, Operation Time: 1:00pm-9:00pm

Sunday: Set Up Time: 11pm, Operation Time: 1:00pm-8:00pm

Location: 100 W Dedham Street, Boston, MA 02118

*Please note that we cannot be held responsible for any security issues or any damage to your materials or equipment.

* You can download the contract here, and upload it in the contract section below.


  • 1 vending table: $500 (plus $15 fee)
  • 2 vending tables: $900 (plus $27 fee)
  • 3 vending tables: $1,250 (plus $37.50 fee)

Rules and Guidelines:

  • Vendors are only allowed to sell items that they have described in their application
  • Vehicles are not allowed in the Plaza Betances

For more information, please contact Bárbara Carrera at or (617) 927-1730 or Rafael Medina at or (617) 535-1763

  • Next Steps:

    - Please submit your online payment when you submit this application, or mail the payment with the contract to:

          Attn. Finance Department, IBA- 405 Shawmut Ave., Boston, MA 02118

    - Application, contract & payment must be received by July 6th, 2018.

    - Make Money Orders or Bank Certified checks payable to: IBA - Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción.

    - No personal or business checks will be accepted.

    - IBA will NOT be responsible for the security of your vending space or equipment.

    - For questions about artisan, information, or vending tables contact: Bárbara Carrera (617) 927-1730 or

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