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They call it the “Feast of all Feasts” and the 97th St. Anthony’s Feast lived up its billing. Hundreds of thousands came to visit the feast in Boston’s North End over the weekend, culminating in the grand finale procession where St. Anthony’s Club members carried the saint for over 10 hours making hundreds of stops in the North End. Several bands were on hand during the day to bring traditional Italian feast music to the celebration. Here are some photos from Sunday’s procession. More photos on MattConti.com

 St. Anthony
St. Anthony’s Club Group Photo at beginning of Sunday’s Grand Procession
 Confetti flies through the air at the emerging of Saint Anthony for Sunday
Confetti flies through the air at the emerging of Saint Anthony for Sunday
 Donating ribbons of pinned money was an emotional event for many
Donating ribbons of pinned money was an emotional event for many
 State Rep. and St. Anthony Club Member Aaron Michlewitz holds a girl up to place a ribbon
State Rep. and St. Anthony Club Member Aaron Michlewitz holds a girl up to place a ribbon
The statue of Saint Anthony is raised to Connie’s window
 St. Anthony makes his way down Prince Street as society members help a police detail with a stalled motorcycle
St. Anthony makes his way down Prince Street as society members help a police detail with a stalled motorcycle
 Old style confetti rains down on Prince Street as the statue of St. Anthony arrives
Old style confetti rains down on Prince Street as the statue of St. Anthony arrives
 The Grand Procession of St. Anthony weaves through the streets of Boston
The Grand Procession of St. Anthony weaves through the streets of Boston
 Michael Bonetti kisses the baby Jesus after placing a ribbon at St. Anthony
Michael Bonetti kisses the baby Jesus after placing a ribbon at St. Anthony
 Home base for St. Anthony
Home base for St. Anthony’s Feast is at the corner of Endicott and N. Margin Streets where the grandstand stage has entertainment as crowds mingle
 Special presentation to Adriana and Caffe Paradiso for their support of St. Anthony
Special presentation to Adriana and Caffe Paradiso for their support of St. Anthony’s Club
 Singing and cheering among diners is a mainstay of the annual stop at Pizzeria Regina
Singing and cheering among diners is a mainstay of the annual stop at Pizzeria Regina
 Confetti guns fire at the Grand Finale when St. Anthony returns to the feast at the end of the night
Confetti guns fire at the Grand Finale when St. Anthony returns to the feast at the end of the night
Photos by Matt Conti. View more photos of the Saint Anthony’s Feast Grand Procession here.
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