is the Color Corps Commander for this event
2023-10-09 - Chicago Columbus Day Parade Flyer
Chicago Columbus Day Mass & Parade - Monday 10/09/2023
Event: 71st Annual Columbus Day Mass and Parade Monday, October 09, 20232 - 9:00 A.M.
Date: Monday - October 09, 2023
Start Time: 9:00 A.M.
The Our Lady of Pompei Shrine
1244 West Lexington
Chicago, IL 60607
2. Wreath Laying Ceremony
Start Time: 10:00 A.M.
Arrigo Park (across from the Church)
Start Time: 12:30 P.M.
State Street from Wacker Drive to Van Buren Street
An Air-Conditioned bus will be provided from the Shrine to the start of the Parade route
and return to the Shrine when we are done with the parade.
All State Officers and Assemblies are invited and encouraged to participate
in this most important and visible civic event as we celebrate our Patron’s Day
and proudly showcase the Illinois Knights to Chicago and the world!
We are looking for a good turnout of Sir Knights in Uniform,
Sir Knights with dark suits (or tuxes) wearing yellow ceremonial sashes,
and Sir Knights wearing their assembly shirts for the day’s events.
Please promote this to all members of your Assemblies.
This is a Color Corps event which will include the Color Guard, Honor Guard, and Float, as well as members who wish to participate in either Assembly or Council shirts.
Grand Knights please announce to Council members.