149th Italian Heritage Day Parade
The oldest civic parade in San Francisco comes to the Wharf on Sunday, October 8, 2017. San Francisco’s Italian-American Community celebrates its 149th Italian Heritage Parade, featuring Italian and Italian-American dignitaries, music, performances, floats and representatives of Italian and Italian-American organizations and businesses. The parade begins on the Embarcadero at 12:30 p.m. and comes past Jefferson Street on the way to North Beach. The parade usually lasts 2.5 hours and approximately 150,000 people are expected.