Fiesta Sunday Whites!
Wearing white on Fiesta Sunday has been a Sicilian tradition honoring St. Peter for generations. Weeks before Fiesta mothers and grandmothers shop for their families Fiesta Whites! Hundreds of people wearing their Fiesta Whites lined the streets of Gloucester during yesterday’s procession around central Gloucester. I personally thank all who allowed me to snap of photos of their beautiful children. How blessed are we to live in a community with deep rooted tradition, and culture. VIVA St. Pietro & VIVA Gloucester!
President of the Fiesta Committee, Joe Novello with his beautiful granddaughters!
Generations in Fiesta Whites
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Buona Fiesta Sunday Everyone!
I will be Snapping Photos along the parade route of all the kids wearing their “Traditional Fiesta White Outfits” again this year! Look for the Fishing Boat Oars & flag me down for your photo! Photos captured today will be posted tomorrow!
The clock is ticking…Only 7 shopping days left to purchase your Fiesta Whites”!
For generations it’s been customary to wear “White” clothing on Fiesta Sunday. As far back as l I can remember during the weeks leading up to fiesta in early June, our mother Pat, aunts, and grandmothers on both our paternal and maternal sides of our family shopped for Fiesta White clothing, for the entire family. They were not alone. Our entire Fishing Community was out shopping for white clothing. The Big question around town was “Do You Have Your Fiesta Whites and Wardrobe Yet?” Growing up the streets of downtown Gloucester on Fiesta Sunday looked like a sea of white. Last night while leaving the St. Peter Novena, I overheard a group of women talking about how they had their families, children and grandchildren’s “Fiesta Whites” all ready for next Sunday, along with their traditional Nautical theme outfits for Fiesta Saturday’s Races, on Pavilion Beach. I love that today this customary tradition continues!
I look forward to capturing everyone again this year in their “Fiesta Whites” & Nautical Theme clothing at next Saturday Races and Sunday Parade…Get shopping, and smile for the camera!
Shop Local For Fiesta Whites!
Marshalls at Gloucester Crossing has a great selection of Fiesta Whites for men, women, and kids!
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Bringing it back old school. As long as I can remember it was all about wearing the Fiesta Whites when you were a kid. Felicia was out to capture as many people as she could in the parade wearing their Fiesta Whites- Enjoy the slideshow- there’s a ton of pictures for us to work through and a ton coming at you over the next couple day
Here’s the Fiesta Whites Slideshow (Remember next year if you can to dress your beautiful children in their Fiesta Whites So We Can Include Them In The Fiesta Whites Slideshow-