Pittsburgh's 30th Columbus Day parade draws big crowds under sunny skies

Oct 11, 2015 479

by Tom Fontaine

Pittsburgh's 30th annual Columbus Day Parade drew an estimated 10,000 spectators and participants Saturday — a record total since the event moved to the city's Bloomfield neighborhood about 13 years ago.

The parade stretches more than a mile through the city's Little Italy and celebrates Italian heritage and culture, but it "has become more of a multicultural event" with participation from German, Scottish, Polish, Latin American and other groups, said city Chief Operations Officer Guy Costa, who serves on the parade committee.

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