Students from La Salle Academy, founded in 1848 a few blocks away from the procession start, will lead the procession up Mulberry Street.
The location of the very first shrine to San Gennaro on Mulberry Street, where this whole event began.
Over 1 million people come to participate in the festivities each year, making it New York's largest festival.
The NYPD, who have the huge responsibility of clearing the crowds for the procession, also have a commemorative police car participating.
And New York's Finest send their finest to join in the celebration!
A collection of classic Italian rides celebrate the Italian American culture.
No one goes hungry at the Feast of San Gennaro.
A float carrying a group of youngsters who have received their First Holy Communion leads the procession.
Actor Steve Schirripa (Blue Bloods, The Sopranos), this year's Grand Marshal, and his wife Laura greet festival goers as they make their way along the route.
The streets are filled with the sounds of Italian tunes adding to the incredibly festive spirit of the event.
Students from St. Jean Baptiste High School on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, a school run by the Congregation of Notre Dame of Montreal, bring their smiles to the procession.
And what better way to end a procession than with a piece of mandorlato, which is a classic Italian nougat made with honey, sugar, egg whites, and almonds. If you attend the San Gennaro festival, leave the diet at home!