The St. Peter's Fiesta is an annual celebration in Gloucester, MA taking place on the weekend closest to the Feast Day of St. Peter, June 29. The St. Peter's Fiesta is an event sponcered by Gloucesters Italian-American fishing community that started in 1927.
Seine Boat races and the Greasy Pole are the highlight of the St. Peter's Fiesta for some. These events run off Pavilion Beach Friday, Saturday, and Sunday and the winners enjoy a lifetime of being considered CHAMPS!
Fiesta Sunday has always been the most religious day of the Fiesta. It all begins with the traditional outdoor mass at the Altar at St. Peter's Square. Following the outdoor mass is a religious procession that marches through the streets of Gloucester