The 95th Annual Feast of San Gennaro

Thu Sep 16, 2021
Various times
Little Italy

The San Gennaro Festival plans a triumphant return in 2021, celebrating the contributions of first responders and their families to NYC in honor of the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Highlights of the 2021 San Gennaro Festival include the return of the cannoli, meatball, and zeppole eating contests. The food is back and better than ever! 

Grand Marshall for the 2021 Feast of San Gennaro is is NYC Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro. 


Blessing of the Stands
Thursday, September 16 at 6pm

23rd annual Cannoli eating contest
Friday, September 17, 1pm-2:30pm
Grand and Mott Streets

25 annual Enrico Caruso Opera Night
Tuesday, September 21, 7pm-9pm

2nd annual Zeppole eating contest
Wednesday, September 22, 1pm-2:30pm

Grand Procession
Saturday, September 25, 2pm-4pm

4th annual Meatball eating contest
Sunday, September 26, 1pm-2:30pm

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