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2010 Italian Heritage Parade | North Beach

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Sunday, October 10, 2010 - 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE

Event Details

Come to one of the city’s oldest celebration of heritage and longest-running Italian-American parades in the nation – a bright and colorful San Francisco institution since it was established in 1868

Highlights of the 142nd Annual Italian Heritage Parade include:

  • Dozens of handcrafted parade floats from Italian organizations and businesses
  • Local high school Italian clubs and marching bands
  • Special appearances by “Christopher Columbus” on his Santa Maria Float
  • Queen Isabella and Her full, glorious Court
  • Festive open-air dining & Italian wine and food specials at North Beach restaurants
  • Performances by a variety of traditional Italian musicians and performance artists
  • Special appearances by Bay Area and Italian-American celebrities.

ROUTE: From Fisherman’s Wharf, parade will head North up Jefferson, turn left on Leavensworth and then climb Columbus Avenue past Washington Square for a small loop before finishing there.

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.


Cost: FREE
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