Sunday, Oct. 11, 12:30 p.m.
Fisherman’s Wharf to Washington Square
S.F.’s 147th Italian Heritage Parade is the city’s oldest civic event and the nation’s oldest Italian-American parade. Highlights include dozens of handcrafted parade floats; local high school Italian clubs and marching bands; special appearances by “Christopher Columbus” and Queen Isabella and Her Court. Free, 415-703-9888,