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Italian Festival Takes Over Yorktown's Commerce Street

A procession with a statue of the saint opened the recent Feast of St. Gennaro in Yorktown.
A procession with a statue of the saint opened the recent Feast of St. Gennaro in Yorktown. Photo Credit: Bruce Apar
Visitors and locals attended the recent Feast of St. Gennaro in Yorktown.
Visitors and locals attended the recent Feast of St. Gennaro in Yorktown. Photo Credit: Bruce Apar
A choir sang during the opening procession at the Feast of St. Gennaro in Yorktown.
A choir sang during the opening procession at the Feast of St. Gennaro in Yorktown. Photo Credit: Bruce Apar
The statue of St. Gennaro was carried in front of a stage during the opening procession of the Feast of St. Gennaro.
The statue of St. Gennaro was carried in front of a stage during the opening procession of the Feast of St. Gennaro. Photo Credit: Bruce Apar

YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Yorktown hosted the San Gennaro Festival Sept. 17-20 drawing many locals and visitors to Commerce Street for the Italian festivities.

A highlight Thursday was the opening procession with the statue of St. Gennaro carried to a stage. A choir also performed during the ceremony.

A disc jockey provided entertainment in between live musical performances throughout the four-day feast. Food stands with a variety of authentic Italian fare and rides wee also featured.

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