- From 14 Thu Aug 2014 to 17 Sun Aug 2014 August 14, 2014 August 17, 2014 Inn at Longwood Medical
North End - Little Italy
What is the Fisherman's Feast?
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. The Feast is based on the devotion of the fishermen from Sciacca to the Madonna del Soccorso (Our Lady of Help). When the fishermen immigrated to America in the early 1900's, they brought their traditions with them. Today's Feast is much the same as it was over 100 years ago with lights adorning the street and the smell of sausage in the air. The current Feast is organized by the descendants of those original immigrants and still includes a procession of the Madonna through the streets of the North End.
Boston Calendar of Events
Enjoy Live Music, Pro Sports and Much More
Stay at The Inn at Longwood Medical and enjoy easy access to Boston’s best events. From Red Sox games at Fenway Park to live music at the Boston Symphony Hall to the world-famous Boston Marathon and Charles Regatta, Beantown hosts brilliant events year-round.
Plan your itinerary around an upcoming event by referencing our Boston calendar of events: