The 96th Annual Feast of San Gennaro

The San Gennaro Festival plans a triumphant return in 2022, celebrating America and our armed forces, with former NASA Astronaut, Michael J. Massimino, as grand marshall.

Highlights:

Blessing of the Stands
Thursday, September 15 at 6pm

24th annual Cannoli eating contest
Friday, September 16, 1pm-2:30pm
Grand and Mott Streets

3rd annual Zeppole eating contest
Wednesday, September 21, 1pm-2:30pm

2nd annual Pizza eating contest
Friday, September 23, 1pm-2:30pm

Grand Procession
Saturday, September 17, 2pm-4pm

5th annual Meatball eating contest
Sunday, September 25, 1pm-2:30pm

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Wonder Kids Day Camp - Adventures with Gaia
School of Wonder - 9:00 AM Pick
Kids' Concert in Hudson Yards Bella Abzug Park
Bella Abzug Park - 10:30 AM Pick
British Royal Marine Band Service Performance
Central Park - Naumburg Bandshell - 12:00 PM Pick
Brooklyn Book Festival
Brooklyn Commons Park - various times Pick
Lego Based Engineering Class
The Afterschool Collective - 2:30 PM
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