Since 1929, the Columbus Day Parade has been a celebration of Italian-American Heritage held in mid-October. This year, on Monday, October 14, 2013, over 35,000 marchers will participate in the annual Columbus Day Parade
traveling north along Fifth Avenue from 44th Street to 72nd Street beginning at 11:30 a.m.
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