Columbus Parade: Sunday, October 9th – 1:00 pm – Steps off from Wayne Street and Jewett Avenue in Bridgeport. Rolling south down Wayne Street to Madison Avenue, finishing at Micalizzi’s Italian Ices Shop, 712 Madison Avenue.
Italian Festival: Sunday, October 9th (same day as the parade) – 11:00 am – 3:00 pm at Micalizzi’s Italian Ices Shop, 712 Madison Avenue, which is the end of the parade route.
Two Free Marine Band Concerts: Monday, October 10th – 7:00 pm, and Tuesday, October 11th – 7:00 pm. The concerts will be held at the Klein Memorial Auditorium, 910 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport. There is plenty of free parking at the Klein. The concerts are free but tickets are required. Tickets are available at Lupe’s Drug Store in Bridgeport, 3129 Main Street – (203) 374-0600. Concert attendees are asked to bring non-perishable food items to the Klein (night of the concerts) for distribution to Veterans in need from the greater Bridgeport community.