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Every August, Boston's North End hosts four major feasts & processions. The 107th Annual Feast of Saint Agrippina kicks the month off with a three-day street festival, and the festivities continue through the last full weekend of August with the 102nd Annual Feast of Saint Anthony!
• 107th Annual Feast of Saint Agrippina
Fri, 7/30 – Sun, 8/1
See the procession, eat some food, play some games and listen to the music. VIVA SAINT AGRIPPINA!
• 101st Madonna Della Cava Feast
Fri, 8/6 – Sun, 8/8
On the second week of each August, the North End celebrates the Feast of Madonna Della Cava, which coincides with the festival held in Pietraperzia, Sicily.
• 111th Anniversary of the Fisherman's Feast
Thu, 8/12 – Sun, 8/15
The Fisherman's Feast is an annual event that began in Boston in 1910 and is based on a tradition that goes back to the 16th century in Sciacca Sicily. It is Boston's oldest continuous Italian festival.
• 102nd Annual Feast of Saint Anthony
Thu, 8/26 – Sun, 8/29
After celebrating virtually in 2020 due to COVID-19, Saint Anthony’s Feast returns to its in-person format in 2021 for its 102nd edition.
BONUS: Not in the North End, but the 96th Annual Italian Feast of Saints Cosmas & Damian in East Cambridge is worth checking out.