Feast of San Gennaro
Italian Festival NYC – Every year, on the second Thursday of September, New York celebrates for 11 days, the holiday of Napoli (Italy) patron – San Gennaro.
The events that take place in “Little Italy” in Manhattan express the Italian culture with emphasis on the tradition and culture of the Italian emigrant community in USA
On the elevens (11) day of the festival, at the end of the mass that takes place on the Church of the Most Precious Blood, a traditional parade is held. In its front the marchers carry the holly statue and following them march wind instruments bands.
Among other events the audience can enjoy various music shows that are held in the evenings, tastes of tradition Italian food and unique atmosphere.
The festival’s program, Venue, lineup information show time / schedule of events, How to get, parking etc, is present in the festival’s link website below, under “Event Related Information” section.