Announcing the 150th Annual San Francisco Italian Heritage Parade on October 7, 2018

Mar 08, 2018 521

The 150th anniversary of the San Francisco Italian Heritage Parade will take place this October 7th, 2018, to coincide with Italian Heritage month. Started in 1869, this parade is one of the oldest celebrating Italian culture and the contributions of both native Italians and Italian-Americans to America and the Bay Area. The 150th parade will start at 12:30 PM on Sunday, October 7, 2018, in Fisherman’s Wharf as tradition dictates, and proceed down Columbus Avenue, ending at Washington Square Park.

The Italian Heritage Parade is a fun-filled parade that gets better every year. Marchers and onlookers represent the diversity of the Bay Area and include not only dozens of local Italian organizations and clubs but also local elected officials, local businesses and performers including numerous local marching bands, performing groups and civic organizations.

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SOURCE: https://sfitalianheritage.org

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