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St Peter’s Fiesta 2017

St Peter’s Fiesta 2017

St. Peter’s Fiesta is a five day festival honoring the patron saint of the fisherman. The festival is put on by the Italian American community of Gloucester, Massachusetts.

Kim Smith’s wonderful video tribute to St. Peter’s Fiesta. (via Vimeo)

Complete schedule of Events


WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21

7:00–10:00 p.m. 
Musical Entertainment @ St. Peter’s Park: Barry Mooney and The Sounds of Legends


THURSDAY, JUNE 22

6:30 pm
Fiesta 5K Road Race with Cape Ann YMCA
Starting location Stage Fort Park, finish @ St. Peter’s Park.
For further details, contact the Cape Ann YMCA.

8:00–11:00
Entertainment, dance and music featuring Wild Fire @ St. Peter’s Park                  


FRIDAY, JUNE 23

4:45 pm
Greasy Pole contest & Women’s Seine Boat races @ Pavilion Beach

6:30 pm
Entertainment: Before Opening Ceremonies

7:00 pm
Formal Opening: St. Peter’s Square
   
7:30 – 11:30 pm
Entertainment Paul London and Jimmy Geany


SATURDAY, JUNE 24

10:00 am
Seine Boat Race @ Pavilion Beach:
U.S. Coast Guard vs Gloucester Fire Department and Gloucester Police Department  
  
3:00 pm
Children’s Games @ Beach Court

4:45 pm
Sports Events @ Pavilion Beach
Seine Boat Races & Greasy Pole Contest

8:00 – 11:30 pm
Musical entertainment @ St. Peter’s Square: Oasis


SUNDAY, JUNE 25

10:00 am
Celebration of Mass of St. Peter @ St. Peter’s Park
                                   
12:00 noon
Procession following the Celebration of Outdoor Mass

3:00 pm
Blessing of the Fleet @ Stacy Boulevard

3:00 pm
Concert @ St. Peter’s Park: Cape Ann Big Band

4:45 pm
Sports Events @ Pavilion Beach: Seine Boat Races & Greasy Pole contest
  
6:30 pm
Children’s Pinata Contest @ Pascucci Court 

7:15 pm
Awards Ceremony: Trophies awarded to winners of the Sports Events

8:30 pm
Musical entertainment @ St. Peter’s Park: Franco Corso

11:00 pm
Raffle Drawings and Closing Procession

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Rockport, En Plein Air

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