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Governor Baker, Lt. Governor Polito to Join Mayor Arrigo and City Officials at 2017 Columbus Day Parade

Release by City of Revere October 2, 2017

The City of Revere is proud to announce that Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito will participate in the 2017 Columbus Day Parade in Revere. 

Governor Baker and Lt. Governor Polito will join Mayor Brian Arrigo, the parade’s Grand Marshall, and other Revere city officials in marching along the route.

The parade begins on Monday, October 9 at 1:00 pm at the Revere/Chelsea line on Broadway.

“We are honored to welcome the Governor and the Lt. Governor to Revere for this beloved community event,” said Mayor Brian Arrigo. “We look forward to a fun, festive day that celebrates our city’s pride.”

Rotating annually between Revere and East Boston, the Columbus Day Parade honors the region’s Italian-American cultural heritage. The event is one of the community’s longest-standing traditions, and features participation from many of Revere’s cultural and civic organizations.

The parade committee includes Parade Producer Albert “Buddy” Mangini, and chairpersons Linda DeMaio of Mayor Brian Arrigo’s office, Marc Silvestri, the Revere Director of Veterans Services, and Michael Nicastro of the Revere Chamber of Commerce.  

Full details about the 2017 City of Revere Columbus Day Parade can be found at