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Feast of San Gennaro 2016

sangennaro2016The 90th Annual San Gennaro Festival

September 15 – 25, 2016

This historic Italian festival is the longest-running, biggest and most revered religious outdoor festival in the United States.

Kicking off Thursday, September 15, the fest runs through Sunday, September 25, 2016, on the streets of historic Little Italy:
Mulberry St. between Canal St. (on south) & Houston St. (on north)
Also on Grand St. (between Mott & Baxter St.) and
Hester St. (between Mott & Baxter St.)
There are free events and entertainment every night:

Thursday, September 15
(Opening Day)

Johnny Mandolin – 5-7pm

Blessing of the Stands – 5pm
Free Pass – 7:30pm

Friday, September 16
Annual Cannoli Eating Contest (Ferrara)

Vito and The Elegants

Saturday, September 17
Grand Procession & Floats
Queen – Skyla Marie Lombardi
Grand Marshal – Joe Causi
Chazz Palminteri – 4pm

CBS Live Broadcast 7-10pm – Joe Causi

Sunday, September 18
Angelo Ruggiero
Rocco Mussita – 2pm

Gianni Russo

Monday, September 19
Feast Day Mass & Procession – 6pm

Patrick Hale & Terese Sareo 6-8pm

Tuesday, September 20
WKTU Broadcast 3-6pm

Angelo Venuto

Wednesday, September 21
Neopolitian Day @2pm

Opera Night

Thursday, September 22
Marco Pezzano – 2pm

Cristina Fontanelli

Friday, September 23
Z100 Live Broadcast 2pm-5pm

Just Friends

Saturday, September 24
Meatballs – Ferrara

Cousin Brucie – Live Broadcast 7-10pm

Sunday, September 25
Manhattan Skyline
Blood Drive at Youth Center

Jenna Esposito – 6pm

More information at SanGennaro.org


Of course, we wouldn’t be MurphGuide without offering some nearby bars for pre & post festival cocktails:

Where to drink before or after the San Gennaro Fest:

304 Bowery
(between Bleecker & Houston St.)
New York, NY
(212) 253-7030

Gatsby's bar, NYC
53 Spring St.
(bet. Lafayette & Mulberry St.)
New York, NY
(212) 334-4430

but wait, there’s more…

web-chain-link-iconAsia Roma: 40 Mulberry St. (between Worth & Bayard St.) New York, NY. (212) 385-1133
Restaurant, bar & lounge with karaoke.
web-chain-link-iconBotanica Bar: 47 E. Houston St. (between Mott & Mulberry St.) New York, NY (212) 343-7251
A classic downtown dive.
web-chain-link-iconBrinkley’s: 406 Broome St. (between Lafayette St. & Cleveland Pl.) New York, NY (212) 680-5600
American style Gastro-pub focused on locally produced and organic beer, wine & menu offerings.
web-chain-link-iconEstela: 47 E. Houston St. (between Mott & Mulberry St.) New York, NY (212) 219-7693
Wine bar & restaurant above Botanica
web-chain-link-iconGenuine Liquorette: 191 Grand St. (Mulberry St.) New York, NY (646) 726-4633
casual cocktail bar tucked underneath Genuine Superette
web-chain-link-iconGold Bar: 389 Broome St. (Mulberry St.) New York, NY (212) 274-1568
Upscale lounge and nightclub
web-chain-link-iconKen & Cook: 19 Kenmare St. (between Bowery & Elizabeth St.) New York, NY. (212) 966-3058
Restaurant & raw bar.
web-chain-link-iconMilano’s: 51 E. Houston St. (between Mulberry & Mott) New York, NY. (212) 226-8632
Classic old-school NYC dive bar.
web-chain-link-iconMother’s Ruin: 18 Spring St. (between Mott & Elizabeth St.) New York, NY
Local bar with crafted cocktails
web-chain-link-iconMulberry Project:: 149 Mulberry St. (between Grand & Hester St.) New York, NY (646) 448-4536
Subterranean cocktail lounge
web-chain-link-iconMulberry St. Bar: 176 1/2 Mulberry St. (Broome St.) New York, NY. (212) 226-9345
One of NYC oldest bars. A Little Italy classic since 1908
web-chain-link-iconPublic: 210 Elizabeth St. (between Prince & Spring St.) New York, NY (212) 343-7011
restaurant & lounge.
web-chain-link-iconRandolph Beer: 343 Broome St. (between Bowery & Elizabeth St.) New York, NY (212) 334-3706
Serving modern American fare and over 60 craft beers
web-chain-link-iconSpring Lounge: 48 Spring St. (Mulberry St.) New York, NY (212) 965-1774
Neighborhood bar with a good craft beer selection.  a.k.a. the Shark Bar
web-chain-link-iconThe Vig Bar: 12 Spring St. (Elizabeth St.) New York, NY (212) 625-0011
An intimate, low-key cocktail bar.

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