Thank you for joining us for the 2019 Columbus Day Parade!

2019 Wreath Ceremony Program

The historic 2019 Greater New Haven Columbus Day Parade comes to Branford Sunday, Oct. 13, just in time to help celebrate Branford's 375th anniversary.

Left to right: Columbus Day Executive Committee of Greater New Haven president Paul Criscuolo and board chairman Laura Luzzi; 2019 Parade Marshals and Branford residents Vincent Giordano Jr. and Betty Ann Cacace Donegan; Branford First Selectman Jamie Cosgrove. (Photo courtesy Greater New Haven Columbus Day Executive Committee)

Committee Events

Join the Columbus Day Committee for cultural events, our Heritage Dinner, and more!

2019 COLUMBUS DAY COMMITTEE &

THE TOWN OF BRANFORD

THANK OUR CORPORATE SPONSORS

TITLE

Knights of Columbus 

GOLD

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Enterprise
Plumbing
Woodwinds 

SILVER

Branford Building Supplies
Betty Ann Cacace Donegan
Giordano Construction
PMA Companies
Yale New Haven Health
Winsupply of Shelton
WS Clancy Funeral Home 

BRONZE

Antinozzi Associates
Christine J. Ciociola, Attorney
Iovanne Funeral Home, Inc.
North Haven Funeral Home
Saint Andrews Apostle Society
Societa di Buoni Amici
WSP USA 

2018 COLUMBUS DAY PARADE WINNERS:

Best High School:
Notre Dame of West Haven

Best Fife and Drum:
Stony Creek Fife & Drum
2nd Mattatuck Drum Band

Best Jr Fife and Drum:
Marquis of Gramby

Best Color Guard:
Knights of Columbus

Best Italian American Society:
1st Branford Italian American
2nd Saint Mary Magdalen
3rd Amity Club

Best Drill Team:
Wexler Grant School

Best School Band:
1st Betsy Ross art Magnet
2nd Clemente School
3rd Nathan Hale School

Best Floats:
Society Buon Amici
2nd Saint Andrews Society

Best School Float:
Bishop Woods School

Best Overall Musical Unit:
Connecticut Blues Fife and Drum

Chairman – Spirit of the Parade Award
St Patrick’s Day Parade Committee