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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kingb said...

celebrate genocide!

(psst...he sailed for SPAIN..and he didn't DISCOVER anything)

only foolish Italian-Americans would take pride in this day

ceeceego said...

I celebrate Columbus Day too. He brought the continents together and did nothing that the native people weren't already doing themselves. Did you know that Native Americans in South Dakota celebrate Frontier Days. What hypocrites. You have nothing to be ashamed of. Columbus never killed a single person in his life.