Columbus Day was celebrated in Cleveland's Little Italy on October 13, 2014 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).
The Parade Chairman was Basil M. Russo, ISDA National president and the Honorary Parade Chairman was Umberto Fedeli, NOIA Chairman.
Basil M. Russo
The Co-Chairs were Judy Adams of ISDA and Angie Spitalieri of NOIA. The Parade Coordinator was Aldo Filippelli.
Chef Loretta Paganini was Grand Marshal of the Parade.
Joseph Frank was honored as Italian Father of the Year.
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Enjoy these video highlights from the Parade and Parade images.
Enjoy these video highlights from the annual Columbus Day Parade down Murray Hill and Mayfield through Cleveland's Little Italy. Part 1 is first.
The second video is part 2 - Highlights from the second half of the annual Columbus Day Parade
Columbus Day Parade 2014 Page 2 - Marching Bands
Columbus Day Parade 2014 Page 3 - More Parade Highlights
Columbus Day Parade 2014 Page 4 - Crowd and Parade Highlights
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