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Columbus Day 2017

Join us for Columbus Day Weekend 2017!

The Morris County Columbus Day Parade Awards Dinner will be held Friday, October 6th beginning at 7:00 at the Hanover Manor, 16 Eagle Rock Ave. East Hanover, NJ.

Tickets for the event can be purchased for $100.00 by contacting John Alvino at 973-879-1044.

The Morris County Columbus Day Parade will commence at 2:00 on Sunday, October 8th beginning at the East Hanover Fire Department and ending at Lurker Park on Ridgedale Ave. in East Hanover. At Lurker Park there will be rides and a food truck festival beginning at 12:00. After the parade, music will be provided by the Cameos at 4:00.

Meet the 2017 Honorees:

Grand Marshal – Cristina Fontanelli, Award-winning Singer/PBS-TV Host

Man of the Year – Henry J. Amoroso, Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC

Woman of the Year – Marisa Spagnoletti, Owner of Lucy’s Gift

Entrepreneur of the Year – Sorrento’s Bakery

Entertainer of the Year – Vic DiBitetto, comedian

Morris County Columbus Day Parade Rained Out


2015 Morris County Columbus Day Parade


Thank you for making the 11th Annual Morris County Columbus Day Parade and Food Truck Festival our best-attended event yet! We’ll see you next year on Sunday, October 9, 2016!

Click here for parade gala photos.

Click here for parade photos.

The 2015 Honorees:

Grand Marshal


Michael Castaldo, Entertainer

Bio | Video


Woman of the Year


Stephanie Del Preore Oliver, Head Women’s Basketball Coach, LIU Brooklyn

Bio | Video


Man of the Year

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Tom Maoli, CEO, Maserati of Morris County & Lexus of Route 10 

Bio | Video


Entrepreneur of the Year

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Dr. David Barrett, Denville Medical & Sports Rehabilitation Center

Bio | Video


Parade Princess

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Graciella Angelina Fernicola