Saints Cosmas and Damian Feast of Saints Cosmas and Damian
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2017 Feast Schedule

Free Parking

At Twin City Plaza (at the Gore/Medford Street end of Warren Street). Park in posted areas only and do not park too close to the train tracks. Park to the left of the Twin City Plaza sign.

At the Target Plaza on Somerville Ave in Somerville (just a short walk up the street on the Gore/Medford Street side of Warren Street).

On the street.

New Addition: Ipswich Ale Brewery!


Ipswich Ale will be joining this year's Feast, serving several of their popular ales, Mill River Wines, and Mercury Root Beer in the new Beer and Wine Garden on Warren Street. Now you can purchase and enjoy your beverage of choice while you watch the great entertainment right from the Beer and Wine Garden!

Friday, September 8

6 PM



The Feast opens with food vendors, games, and amusements
6:30 PM



Candlelight procession with the Saints and the North End Marching Band
6:30 PM

DJ Virgil will get the Feast going with hits from yesterday and today!
7 PM and 9:30 PM



Musical hits performed by one of Greater Boston's most popular groups, Vinyl Groove!
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM PM



Mix 104.1 joins the Feast!
8 PM



Performance by one of the most successful groups is music history, EXPOSÉ! Come hear their top 10 hits including: "Point of No Return", "Let Me Be The One", "Seasons Change", "What You Don't Know", "Come Go With Me", "Tell Me Why", "I'll Never Get Over You Getting Over Me", and more!

Saturday, September 9

1 PM



The Feast opens with food vendors, games, and amusements
2 PM



Smokin' Joe and the Henchman kicks-off Saturday's entertainment!
4 PM - 6 PM



Magic 106.7 joins the Feast!
4:30 PM - 6 PM

Character Meet and Greet-
Come take your picture with the Disney Princesses and Star Wars characters!
5 PM and 9:45 PM



Music by Boston's own, THE REMINISANTS!
6:30 PM



Candlelight procession with the Saints and the North End Marching Band
6:45 PM



Special healing service with Holy Oils and Relics of Saints Cosmas and Damian
8 PM



Martha Wash - the Original Weather Girl, and dance music diva - will be performing her mega hits such as "It's Raining Men", "Everybody, Everybody", "Strike it Up", "Everybody Dance Now", "Your My One and Only True Love"!
9 PM



The famous Jimmy Osmond brings his highly acclaimed show "Andy Williams and Me" to our Feast! Osmond is touring the United States, Japan and England and he will be performing on our stage!

Sunday, September 10

8:30 AM



Procession to the Saint Francis of Assisi Church with the statues of
Saints Cosmas and Damian, St. Alfio's Marching Band,
and the North End Marching Band
9:30 AM



Feast Day Mass celebrated by Bishop Peter Uglietto at the
Saint Francis of Assisi Church (325 Cambridge Street, East Cambridge)
1 PM

The Feast opens for the day. Statues of Saints Cosmas and Damian are paraded through the streets of East Cambridge and Somerville along with St. Alfio's Marching Band, the North End Marching Band, trolleys, and floats.

Some favorite Feast stops are:
198 Washington Street, Somerville at 3:00 PM
'Flowers By Sal' at 5:00 PM
17 Porter Street, Cambridge at 6:00 PM

Click here to see the full parade route
2:30 PM



Singer Vanessa Salvucci kicks-off Sunday's entertainment!
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM



Amp 103.3 joins the Feast!
4 PM - 5:30 PM

Character Meet and Greet-
Come take your picture with well known characters and street performers!
5 PM



Musical hits performed by SEABREEZE featuring Stephen Savio!
7 PM



Procession arrives back on Porter Street to a shower of confetti!
7 PM



Come cheer on your favorite competitor during our Annual Cannoli Eating Contest!
7:30 PM



World famous international recording stars, THE DRIFTERS, will perform their platinum hits such as "Under the Boardwalk", "Stand By Me", "Spanish Harlem", "Save the Last Dance For Me", "This Magic Moment", "Up On The Roof", "On Broadway", and "I Count The Tears"!
10 PM



Procession with the Saints back to the chapel on Porter Street

Wednesday, September 27

7:00 PM:
Mass in Honor of the Actual Feast day of
Saints Cosmas and Damian at 17 Porter Street