Welcome to the web site for the San Francisco Columbus Day celebration! 
The nation's oldest Italian heritage parade takes to the streets of San Francisco in Sunday, October 9 2016!

Please join us at these 2016 upcoming events... 
  • August 20 Festa Coloniale Italiana 
  • August 26 Fund Raising Dinner
  • September 15 SF Giants Italian Heritage Night 
  • October 1 and 2 Madonna Del Lume Mass, Blessing of the Fleet, and Parade
  • October 7 Italian Consulate Reception 
  • October 8 Grand Ball at the Mark Hopkins
  • October 9 Parade in San Francisco (12:30pm start time)



The Officers & Board of Directors of Columbus Day Celebration, Inc
and the San Francisco Italian Heritage Parade
offer their most sincere thanks to:

Through their continued major sponsorship support and generosity,
this historic San Francisco event continues to flourish now in its 148th year.

Thank you!