Italian Festival Takes Over Yorktown's Commerce Street

Oct 09, 2015 748

by Donna Christopher

Yorktown hosted the San Gennaro Festival Sept. 17-20 drawing many locals and visitors to Commerce Street for the Italian festivities. A highlight Thursday was the opening procession with the statue of St. Gennaro carried to a stage.

A choir also performed during the ceremony. A disc jockey provided entertainment in between live musical performances throughout the four-day feast. Food stands with a variety of authentic Italian fare and rides wee also featured.

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