Fishermans Feast and Madonna Procession

http://www.fishermansfeast.com
Open Date:

Thu, Aug 15, 2013

Close Date:

Sun, Aug 18, 2013

 
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Description:

Since 1910. Boston's oldest neighborhood, the North End, continues to celebrate the Catholic Feast Days of the Italian Saints dear to the last large immigrant population in the North. Enjoy the processions, street fairs, parades, bands and wonderful Italian food. Stroll the historic and picturesque streets and find yourself transported to Italy. Each night and during weekend days there is entertainment on the bandstand and vendors selling great Italian food (Italian sausages, calamari, pizza, pasta and much more) as well as craft vendors. On Sunday there is a 7 hour Procession of the statue of the Madonna del Soccorso through the North End Streets (12pm), Chef Demonstrations using various Sorrento Cheese products (4pm), The famous Flight of the Angel. As the statue of The Madonna returns to the North Street, a young angel flies from a fourth floor window and recites a prayer to her (8pm). Procession: Feast of Madonna della Soccorsco.

Location:

North and Fleet Streets

Boston, MA

02113
Additional Features:
Commercial Vendors, Crafts, Entertainment Children's, Entertainment Free, Food, Handicapped Access, Music
Ethnic Audience:
Italian
Admission:
Free
Attendance:
25,000
Phone Number:
(617) 267-7366
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