Celebrating 25 years of Italian Culture and Heritage, Newport Festa Italiana‘s 2019 Columbus Day Parade stepped off at St. Joseph Church on Broadway at noon today. make its way up Memorial Boulevard to the Columbus Statute for closing ceremonies.

What’s Up Newp was there to Facebook Live the event.

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