Feast of San Gennaro
The 85th Annual Feast of San Gennaro is held Thursday, September 15, through Sunday, September 25, 2011, on the streets of Little Italy. This feast is the biggest religious outdoor festival in New York City - the celebration includes, entertainment on outdoor bandstand, Italian folk songs, rock bands, pop singers, annual cannoli eating competition, live radio broadcasts, pasta and pizza eating competitions, arcade games, kid rides, variety of food vendors, as well as outdoor dining at 35 Italian restaurants and cafes. Checkout the Upcoming Events Calendar for more events.
The Feast of San Gennaro is one of New York City’s major cultural attractions.
The Italian deep fried cannoli eating contest is held every year at the Festival.
Location: Little Italy on Mulberry St.