2020 Italian Heritage Parade | North Beach
Washington Square Park | Filbert St & Stockton St, San Francisco, CA 94133
One of the San Francisco’s oldest celebrations of heritage and the longest-running Italian-American parade in the nation returns October 10, 2021.
Thanks to The Chronicle for breaking the news it’s the first major parade to return to San Francisco since the Covid-19 pandemic began.
Serving as the Grand Marshall is Graziano Cerchiai, owner of the historic Bimbo’s 365 Club. The legendary nightclub is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year.
The parade kicks off at 12:30 pm at Jefferson and Stockton streets in Fisherman’s Wharf and ends at Washington Square in North Beach.
Typically, there’s also the Italian Heritage Festival on the same weekend. On the their website, it lists the festival dates as October 9-10, but there’s no further details, nor is it mentioned on their Facebook page. The Chronicle also did not mention the festival information in its recent article.
2021 Italian Heritage Parade
Sunday, October 10, 2021 | 12:30 pm
Fisherman’s Wharf to North Beach, San Francisco
The Parade begins at 12:30 pm at the foot of Jefferson and Powell Streets in Fisherman’s Wharf, proceeds south through North Beach on Columbus Avenue and ends in Washington Square in front of Saints Peter and Paul Church. Parade viewing is available throughout the entire route.
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