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The annual Columbus Day Weekend Italian Festival returns to Seaside Heights from Friday, October 11th through Sunday, October 13th with the 28th 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 a variety of delicious food and Italian specialties, craft and merchandise vendors, and entertainment.
The festival is highlighted by the 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: Opens at 4pm
- Saturday & Sunday: Opens at 10am
- Parade begins at 1pm on Sunday
Event Sites & Contact
Please note that NJ Carnivals does not operate, nor is affiliated with any event listed on this website.
Boulevard and Grant Ave, Seaside Heights, NJ 08751