Boston’s Acting Mayor Kim Janey sparked howls of anger when she unilaterally whacked Columbus Day, replacing it with the politically correct “Indigenous Peoples’ Day.” Janey made the sweeping change via an executive order signed in front of members of the indigenous community, rather than taking it through the city council’s democratic process, Bos...

The Columbus Day Parade is returning to the streets of Cleveland’s Little Italy neighborhood on Monday, Oct. 11. The parade is coming back after a 2020 hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. It will feature elaborate floats, marching bands, local artifacts and city leaders. It will be held along Mayfield and Murray Hill roads. After the parade, at...

The Columbus Day Festival on Federal Hill is back after a one-year hiatus due to COVID-19, and it's bigger than before. "This year is the full-blown return, and it's the 29th annual," said Rick Simone, president of the Federal Hill Commerce Association. The festival, which starts Friday evening and concludes Monday night, has added a fourth day thi...

On Monday, October 11, the 77th Annual Columbus Day Parade will be held in New York City. The Parade celebrates Italian American heritage, culture and achievements and is the largest celebration of Italian heritage in the world. Grand Marshal Michael Pascucci, Chairman of Duck Pond Associates will lead the Parade. This year’s event marks a return t...

Every year Columbus Day is observed on the second Monday of October. Columbus Day 2021 is the 529th anniversary and this year it falls on Monday, October 11. It is one of 11 federal holidays, and all nonessential government offices will be closed. NYC public schools will also be closed, but according to the schools.nyc.gov, the holiday is listed as...

ABC7, Chicago's most-watched television station, is celebrating the city's vibrant Italian American community with the broadcast of the 69th annual Columbus Day Parade. The hourlong event is hosted by ABC7 Windy City Weekend anchors Val Warner and Ryan Chiaverini. They will be joined in the broadcast booth by Anthony Rago, Italian American Human Re...

Monday, October 11 Columbus Day. Wreath Laying Commemorative Ceremony. At Christopher Columbus Park at 2:00 P.M. 110 Atlantic Avenue, North End, Boston, MA. The Italian American Alliance (IAA) announces a Wreath Laying and Commemorative Ceremony at Christopher Columbus Park, 110 Atlantic Ave, Boston Ma, on Columbus Day, Monday October 11. The cerem...

A township organization will hold an Italian flag raising Friday morning in commemoration of Columbus Day and Italian heritage. The flag raising will be held at 10 a.m. at the Brick Municipal Building on Chambers Bridge Road.  “Come help us help us celebrate Columbus Day and our Italian Heritage,” Brick Unico President Lisa Pizzella said. She will...

The Board of County Commissioners invites residents to Union County’s 13th Annual Columbus Day Flag Raising event. The ceremony will take place Friday, Oct. 8th, at 1:00 p.m., on the steps of the historic Union County Courthouse, located at 2 Broad Street in Elizabeth. “We are proud of the achievements of Italian Americans who have made amazing con...

In Florence on October 4, 2021 very important friendship agreements were signed between the native people and Italy: for the first time in the world the sovereignty of the Lakota nation is recognized and a day in their memory is established on October 10. Wolakota, a month of events dedicated to the friendship between Italy and the Lakota Sioux Nat...