The annual Columbus Day weekend Italian Festival returns to Seaside Heights from Friday, October 5th through Sunday, October 7th with the 27th Annual Ocean County Columbus Day Parade on Sunday. The festival takes place along Grant Ave in Seaside Heights, between Ocean Terrace and W Central Ave, and features delicious food and Italian specialties, craft and merchandise vendors, and entertainment.
The festival is highlighted by the annual Ocean County Columbus Day Parade on Sunday, kicking off at 1pm. The parade marches down Boulevard and features marching bands, floats, antique cars, and various organizations and groups.
- Friday: 4pm – 10pm
- Saturday: 10am – 10pm
- Sunday: 10am – 8pm
- Parade begins at 1pm on Sunday