Admission to all parade activities including the Ferrari sports car display in Washington Square Park and a variety of hands-on activities for children and families – is FREE!

The Grand Marshals


Jaqueline Toboni
Kevin Downs

The Route

The Parade action begins at 12:30 pm at the foot of Jefferson and Powell Streets in Fisherman’s Wharf, proceeds south through North Beach on Columbus Avenue and ends in Washington Square in front of Saints Peter and Paul Church. Parade viewing is available throughout the entire route.


Parade Attendance Guidelines

Public Transit Information

San Francisco’s Italian Heritage Parade organizers strongly encourage the use of public transportation.  For comprehensive planning, maps, and tools, please visit:

SF MUNI offers convenient bus service connections from all BART stations and throughout the City, and the Powell-Mason/Hyde Cable Car line from Powell Street to Fisherman’s Wharf drops you off just a few blocks away from the Parade action.  To check MUNI and Cable Car schedules, please visit:

For BART service from the East Bay to San Francisco, please visit:

Coming from Marin? Golden Gate Transit offers convenient weekend ferry service from both Larkspur and Sausalito.  For a trip planner, please visit:


Parking Information

SpotHero is the nation’s leading parking reservation app to book convenient and affordable parking, whether it’s for an event, commute to work or even airport parking.

To reserve your parking spot for this event, visit the Italian Heritage Parade Parking Page and book a parking spot with rates up to 50% off drive-up. You can also use SpotHero to park all over San Francisco – see more here.

New to SpotHero? Download the SpotHero iPhone | Android app to find guaranteed parking today!




For more parade information, please e-mail