Brooklyn Columbus Day Parade 2018

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Saturday October 6. 1:00 pm EDT. 18th Avenue and 61st Street up to Benson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY. Admission: free; open to the public. Contact: Joe Rizzi 718-259-2828; fax: 718-236-4405 Each year the Federation of Italian-American Organizations (FIAO) along with numerous other organizations sponsor the Brooklyn Columbus Parade. We celebrate the rich contributions and the dynamic vibrancy brought to our society by Italian-Americans.

The Brooklyn Columbus Day Parade instills pride in our identity, as Italian-Americans, as well as fostering brotherhood among the many ethnic groups in our community. The pre-parade Mass is celebrated at St. Athanasius Church at 10:15 am. The parade follows, kicking off at noon at the corner of 60th Street and 18th Avenue. It ends at 18th Avenue and Benson Avenue at FIAO's Il Centro Community Center. Sponsored by the Federation of Italian-American Organizations of Brooklyn.

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