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St. Peter’s Fiesta

June 23 - June 26

St. Peter’s Fiesta, held in June, is a celebration of the city’s commercial fishing and faith, that has grown to become a city-wide party in Gloucester, MA. The celebration offers parades of statues, icons through the streets, Seine boat races, the blessing of the city’s commercial fishing fleet, Masses, nine evenings of prayer, a carnival and the greasy pole contest. The festival is sponsored by the Italian American community in Gloucester, Massachusetts

The 5-day festival honoring St. Peter, patron saint of all fishermen. He became one of Jesus’ first followers and is considered the Catholic Church’s first pope. Stay tuned for the full program of events for the 2022 festival.

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June 23
June 26
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