Columbus Day Parade prepares to step off for 106th year

Oct 09, 2014 1001

Strike up the bands, tune up the instruments, unfurl the flags — the Columbus Day Parade, the oldest continuous parade in the state, is preparing to step off Sunday, Oct. 12, in Bridgeport's North End.

The 106th Columbus Day Parade & Celebration, sponsored by the Council of Italian-American Societies of Greater Bridgeport, will begin at the corner of Wayne Street and Jewett Avenue in Bridgeport's North End at 1 p.m., and then proceed south on Wayne Street to Madison Avenue, finishing at the Central High School parking lot.

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