The Feast of San Gennaro

Date/Time

Sep 13, 2018 to Sep 23, 2018
11:30 AM until 11:00 PM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Description

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. The first Feast in New York City took place on September 19, 1926 when newly arrived immigrants from Naples settled in what is now Little Italy in New York City, and decided to continue the tradition they had followed in Italy to celebrate the day in 305 A.D. when Saint Gennaro was martyred for the faith. Since then, the Feast has grown from a one-day street festival to a gala 11-day event.

Cost

free

Location

View map Most Precious Blood Church
109 Mulberry St
New York, NY

Additional Information

Phone

212-491-2800

Contact email

sara@sunshinesachs.com

Ages:

All

Admission:

No registration required

County:

New York City

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