Columbus Day was celebrated in Cleveland's Little Italy on October 14, 2013 starting with Mass at 10 AM at Holy Rosary Church. The parade through Little Italy began at noon.
The annual Columbus Day celebration was sponsored by the Italian Sons and Daughters of America (ISDA) and the Northern Ohio Italian American Foundation (NOIA).
Cleveland Councilman Matt Zone was Grand Marshal of the Parade and Patricia E. Russo was honored as Italian Mother of the Year. 110 units marched in the parade including 7 marching bands.
Don't miss the video highlights from the Parade at the bottom of these parade images.
Orlando Bakery is always a popular last unit in the parade since they throw out bags of their delicious rolls and bread to the crowd.
Highlights from the first half of the annual Columbus Day Parade down Murray Hill and Mayfield through Cleveland's Little Italy featuring Grand Marshall Matt Zone.
The second video is part 2 - Highlights from the second half of the annual Columbus Day Parade
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