The JCCIA welcomes everyone to join in the 2020 Columbus Day Parade held Monday, October 12 on State Street.

The Columbus Day celebration is a rich tradition in the Chicago Italian American Community.

The day starts with 9 A.M. mass at The Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii, 1244 Lexington Avenue, Chicago.

Immediately following mass is a wreath-laying ceremony in Arrigo Park.

Then the parade kicks off at 12:30 P.M. at the corner of State Street and Wacker Drive.

Information and Reservations can be made by calling JCCIA office at 708-450-9050 Or on our website: