Residents celebrate seventh night of Giglio Feast in Williamsburg

Over 150 people ended the celebration by hoisting up the Giglio statue and carrying it through the streets of Williamsburg.

News 12 Staff

Jul 17, 2022, 10:20 PM

Updated 737 days ago

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Thousands of residents celebrated the seventh and final night of the annual Giglio Feast on Sunday.
Over 150 people ended the celebration by hoisting up the Giglio statue and carrying it through the streets of Williamsburg.
News 12 was told the nearly 120-year-old tradition made its way over from Italy in 1903.
The event celebrates Italian culture, traditions and Italian saints like Our Lady of Mt. Carmel.
Organizers have already started planning for next year's event and said it will start on July 5.


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