The 88th Annual Saint Joseph’s Feast kicks off on Friday, July 26, 2013, 5:00 pm with the blessing of the statue of San Giuseppe at the Hanover Street chapel along with activities on Battery Street. Opening night will have entertainment by the Italian Serenaders, North End Marching Band and Gian Faraone. The festival runs through Sunday, July 29, 2012, featuring a star-studded lineup including Marc Antonelli, Sharon “Z”, Frank Zarba, Gian Faraone, Ray Cavicchio and his Orchestra and Street Magic. The Grand Procession through the streets of Boston’s North End starts on Sunday, July 28, 2013 at 1:00 pm. For more information about Societa San Giuseppe di Riesi (Saint Joseph Society of Riesi Sicily), see their website at StJosephsBoston.org. Also, see the 2013 North End Feast Schedule for the dates of upcoming summer feasts.
Get in the mood for this year’s Saint Joseph’s Feast by watching this video of Opening Night from last year. A must watch are the Italian Sereneders at 3:00 in the video.