The 29th Annual Columbus Day Parade and Italian Festival will be held in Seaside Heights from October 9th through October 11th. The Ocean County Columbus Day Parade Committee is currently accepting nominations for Grand Marshal of the Parade and Italian Festival. Grand Marshal nominees should be civic minded individuals who are of good character as they will be the symbolic leader of the weekend’s festivities. The Grand Marshal selection will be announced in the first week of April. The person chosen to be the Grand Marshal will be honored at the Annual Dinner Dance. At this dinner, the Grand Marshal will be honored along other worthy individuals, businesses or organizations.
The deadline for nominations for Grand Marshal is March 15th. Nominations must be submitted with a letter of recommendation and biography or resume to:
Ocean County Columbus Day Parade Committee
c/o Michael A. Blandina
249 Hawaii Drive
Brick NJ 08723
If anyone is interested in becoming involved with the 2020 Ocean County Columbus Day Parade & Italian Festival, or joining the committee, please contact Michael Blandina at 732-477-6507.