City Of Boston: An Ode To Community: The Religious Feasts Of Boston's North End

Sep 24, 2021 465

BY: Ryan Metz

From watching a game at Fenway Park to sailing on the Charles River, summers in Boston are defined by a variety of activities and customs. In Boston's North End neighborhood, summers revolve around one thing: feasts. Join us as we examine the religious feasts of Boston's North End neighborhood as an emblem of the Italian-American identity and experience.

Beginning on the first Sunday of June and ending on the second Sunday of September, weekends in the neighborhood of Boston's North End are filled with food, music, and dancing. These religious celebrations, lasting from one to three days, are held to venerate the different Catholic saints and organized by a range of private volunteer groups.

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