89th annual Feast of San Gennaro

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The Grand Procession of the 89th annual Feast of San Gennaro was held in Little Italy. People got a huge taste of italian music, food and fun.

Brooklyn born actor Tony Danza was Grand Marshall.

The 11 day festival is held in honor of the patron Saint of Naples.

It’s expected to attract more than a million people before it wraps up on September 20th.

The Feast of San Gennaro, originally a one-day religious commemoration, began in September 1926 when newly arrived immigrants from Naples congregated along Mulberry Street in the Little Italy section of Manhattan in New York City, to continue the tradition they had followed in Italy to celebrate San Gennaro, the Patron Saint of Naples.