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Columbus Day Parade

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State St. and Wacker Dr.
Chicago, IL 60605
Admission
Free
October 10, 2016
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The Columbus Day Parade celebrates its 64th anniversary in 2016. The parade has over 150 units - bands, floats and marchers. All ethnicities are invited to join their parade.

The festivities begin with a 9 a.m. mass at the Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii (1224 W. Lexington St.). A wreath laying ceremony in Arrigo Park at the Columbus statue, together with the Grand Lodge, State of Illinois, Order Sons of Italy in America, followed by the parade at 12:30 p.m. on State St.

 

Photo credit: City of Chicago, Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events


Hours:
  • 12:30 p.m.

'L'
Red Line - Harrison

Bus
#3, #4, #6, #7, #14, #126, #147

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