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92nd Annual Feast of San Gennaro

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From our organizers:

The beloved Feast of San Gennaro, which is celebrating its 92nd anniversary this year, is an annual festival presented by Figli di San Gennaro (Children of San Gennaro), a not-for-profit community organization dedicated to keeping the spirit and faith of the early Italian immigrants alive. The Feast is New York City’s largest and longest running festivals and attracts more than one-million people from around the world each year, to take part in the religious processions, colorful parades, free musical entertainment, and a wide variety of authentic Italian cuisine.

Opening Day festivities will include:

· Johnny Mandolin (free pass) 5-7PM

· Blessing of the Stands with Msgr. Cassato @ 6PM

We are excited to have Vic Dibitetto as Grand Marshal at this year’s Grand Procession on 9/19 @ 2pm, and Gianni Russo to host the 3rd Annual Meatball Eating Contest on 9/22 @1pm, brought you by Alleva.

FEATURED EVENTS:

Friday, September 14th – The Happenings + 21st Annual Cannoli Eating Competition 2 PM hosted by Gianni Russo
Sunday, September 16th – City Rhythm
Monday, September 17th – Opera Night
Thursday, September 18th – The Fireflies
Wednesday, September 19th – The Chicklets
Thursday, September 20th – Carol Douglas
Friday, September 21st – Vito and The Elegants
Saturday, September 22nd – Just Friends + 3rdAnnual Meatball Eating Contest
Sunday, September 23rd – Jenna Esposito 6 PM

SPECIAL ATTRACTIONS:

Saturday, September 15th – The Grand Procession 2 PM
Wednesday, September 19th – Solemn High Mas Celebrating the Patron Saint of Naples 6 PM
Saturday, September 22nd – Children’s Program 11AM – 12 PM + Neopolitan Concert at 2 PM
Sunday, September 23rd – Concert Honoring Joseph Mattone at 1 PM
Sunday, September 23rd – Annual Feast of San Gennaro Blood Drive with Red Cross 11:30 AM – 6:30 PM

Details

Date:
September 23, 2018
Event Category:
Website:
https://sangennaro.nyc/

Venue

Little Italy
New York, NY 10013 United States + Google Map
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