The festival typically occurs in the last two weeks of September.
The 85th Annual Feast of San Gennaro, New York City's oldest, biggest and best religious street festival will be celebrated starting Thursday, September 15, and continuing through Sunday, September 25, 2011.
There are usually two parades, each featuring the Statue of San Gennaro. Each parade will begin on Monday, September 19th beginning at Most Precious Blood Church (at the patio entrance) on Mulberry Street between Canal and Bayard Streets (one block south of Canal Street), and will proceed north along Mulberry Street to East Houston Street, east along Houston for one block to Mott Street, south on Mott to Grand Street, then on Grand to Baxter.
The parades are usually scheduled as follows:
September 19th, Monday
6:00 p.m. Celebratory Mass in honor of San Gennaro at Most Precious Blood Church 7:00 p.m. The annual Grand Procession, starting at 7 p.m., following the mass, with the statue of San Gennaro carried from its permanent home in the Most Precious Blood Church through the streets of Little Italy.
September 24th, Saturday
The Official Feast Day
2 PM: Grand Procession
Statue of San Gennaro carried through the Feast along with marching bands and colorful parade floats.
Hours - Sundays-Thursdays from 11:30am
Fridays & Saturdays 11:30am to midnight
here for the official San Gennaro Website
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