Building bridges and unifying all Latino American groups in New Bedford was the goal of this weekend's Latino Festival at Hazelwood Park. 

TSM - Dance Group highlights Latino Festival Parade

The celebration began with a parade from Fort Tabor, featuring souped up cars, dance groups, and a lot of Latino pride.  Spectator Jimmy Riveira is glad to see the Latino community come together.....

TSM - Vendor booths lined up at Latino Festival at Hazelwood Park

The festival itself featured vendors, music, entertainment and food.  It was sponsored by the Puerto Rcan and Latin American Art and Cultural Committee of New Bedford.