The 105th Fisherman’s Feast in Honor of Madonna Del Soccorso Di Sciacca is scheduled for Thursday, August 13 through Sunday, August 16, 2015 in Boston’s North End at North, Fleet and Lewis Streets. Opening ceremonies start at 7pm on Thursday night where the staute of La Madonna Del Soccorso will leave her permanent chapel on Lewis Street for a solemn procession to Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park for the Annual Blessing of the Fishing Waters. Also on Thursday is the Annual Italian-American of the Year Award ceremony to Angela Peri.
There will be music throughout the Fisherman’s Feast. Sunday is the Grand Procession through the streets of the North End where the statue of La Madonna Del Soccorso Di Sciacca is carried and accompanied by 5 marching bands.
Capping it all off, the world famous “Flight of the Angel” takes place at 8pm on Sunday night. The 2015 Flying Angel is Haley Graffeo Dufresne with Side Angels Angelina Palazzolo and Ava Travato Bonivita.
The official Fisherman’s Feast poster is shown below and see FishermansFeast.com for more details.