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Boston Columbus Day Parade

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Official Website:Boston Columbus Day Parade
Location:Bennington Street, East Boston, MA map
Dates:Sunday, October 9, 2016
Hours:1:00pm
In/Outdoor:Outdoor
Cost:Free
Category:Parades


Boston's spectacular Columbus Day Parade features an eclectic mix of marching brass bands, vintage cars, performers, and floats, military units and Colonial militias, Italian-Boston organizations, Duck Boat floats, politicians, and more.

It always occurs on the Sunday before Columbus Day.

The parade celebrates Boston's Italian heritage, Christopher Columbus's expeditions to the Americas, and the commitment of Massachusetts military units to American freedom. Lots of local organizations, military corps, politicians, performers, and high school marching bands provide fun and entertainment.

In odd-numbered years (2017, 2019), the parade kicks off in Boston and winds through the North End's narrow streets - Atlantic Ave, Hanover Street, Cross Street. In even-numbered years (2016, 2018, 2020), the parade marches down Bennington Street in East Boston, starting at the Suffolk Downs parking lot and ending up at Maverick Square.

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