128th Giglio Feast kicks off in Williamsburg

The Giglio Feast returns to Williamsburg this week for its 128th annual celebration. Those with Italian heritage put their pride on display at the festival,

The Giglio Feast returns to Williamsburg this week for its 128th annual celebration.

The Giglio Feast returns to Williamsburg this week for its 128th annual celebration. (7/8/15)

WILLIAMSBURG - The Giglio Feast returns to Williamsburg this week for its 128th annual celebration.

Those with Italian heritage put their pride on display at the festival, which is chock full of food, faith and tradition, according to revelers.

At the core of the celebration is a religious remembrance of Our Lady of Mount Carmel and Saint Paulinus. They will be honored when more than 100 men carry an 85-foot-tall monument through the heart of the festival.

The feast runs through Sunday, July 19.

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