Arts & Culture Event Notices

109th Fisherman’s Feast Comes to North, Fleet & Lewis Streets August 15-18

The 109th Fisherman’s Feast in Honor of La Madonna Del Soccorso Di Sciacca is scheduled for Thursday, August 15 through Sunday, August 18, 2019 in Boston’s North End at North, Fleet and Lewis Streets.

Opening ceremonies start at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday night when the statue 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.

There will be music throughout the Fisherman’s Feast. On Saturday, the second annual meatball competition takes place from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. 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 marching bands and floats.

Capping it all off, the famous “Flight of the Angel” takes place at 8 p.m. on Sunday night. This year’s Flying Angel is Victoria Carregal, with side angels Mia Graffeo and Gianna Puccio.

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