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Italian American Celebration Gary Barbera and Barbera Street Team Columbus Day Parade

Celebrate Italian Pride and Heritage with Gary Barbera and His Barbera Cares Street Team at the Annual Columbus Day Parade Live on 6ABC

For many, Columbus Day means a welcome three-day weekend each October. The Philadelphia Columbus Day Parade Sunday each year of Columbus weekend marks celebrating Italian Pride with Gary Barbera and His Barbera Cares Programs leading festivities in Philadelphia broadcast Live on 6ABC starting at 12:30 pm


The Philadelphia Annual Columbus Day Parade A celebration of Italian culture will take over South Philadelphia’s neighborhood beginning at 12:30 pm televised live on 6ABC starting at Broad and Morris St Proceeds south on Broad St to Marconi Plaza (Broad and Oregon Ave)


The parade will include Gary Barbera and His BarberaCares Street Team, Mummers, marchers, local representatives of Italian-American social and cultural organizations, as well as South Philadelphia school groups. The Grand Marshall is Comedian Vic DiBitetto

The parade is just the beginning of the festivities here in South Philadelphia. After the parade vehicles, musicians, marchers and other entertainers will go near the telecast area, then everyone will move over to Marconi’s Plaza for the Italian American festival.

Many will come out to see the festival because of its rich culture and electrifying performances. It’s a fun time for all neighborhoods to gather together to celebrate the rich Italian heritage and to bring everyone together in our multi-cultural city of Philadelphia.