Saturday, October 3, 2009

Italian Americans Celebrate Columbus Day Parade In New York City.

October in a busy month for Italian Americans as we begin to get ready for a month long celebration of our history here in America. The month is full of historical events such as Columbus Day where we honor Christopher Columbus for discovering America.

The biggest event in New York for Italian Americans is the annual Columbus Day Parade which is televised usually by NBC and hosted by celebrity Italian Americans. This year, the event will be held on October 12th starting at 11:30 am and seems to be jammed pack with events, participants and hosts. Please visit the Columbus Citizens Foundation site for complete details and sponsorship.

Columbus Day Parade
Fifth Ave. from 44th to 79th Streets
11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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