Italian Festivals

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Italian Festivals


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Camerata di Colombaia
This music festival is held in the Comune di Stia, which is located in the region of Tuscany. Check the Web site for dates, times and locations.

Canton Italian Festival
This annual event takes place at the Stark County Fairgrounds in Canton, Ohio. Visit the Web site for dates, itinerary and additional information.

Carnevale It precedes the Lenten season and is part of the biggest festival on earth.

Feast Days and Holy Days
This calendar lists the feast days for Saints, holy days and Liturgical Calendar of the Roman Catholic Church.

The Feast of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel
The Our Lady of Mount Carmel Society sponsors the longest running Italian festival in the United States and Hammonton, NJ since 1875.

The Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel of East Harlem
This is the oldest Italian feast in New York City. The first feast was celebrated on July 16th, 1881.

Feast of Saints Cosmas and Damian
This Italian festival, which started in 1926 & is celebrated in Cambridge, MA, is one of the largest in New England. This feast is in honor of the patron saints of healing and the city of Gaeta.

Feast of San Gennaro
Since 1926 Little Italy in New York has hosted this annual event. Every September you can enjoy 11 days of delicious food, challenging games, and more. Check the Web site for days and time.

Feasts of Abruzzo Part of the Abruzzo Region Guide is a section devoted to feasts and events held throughout the region.

Feasts of Calabria The Festa della Madonna del Carmine and the Peperoncino festival are just two of the many events held in the region.

Feasts of Sardinia Over centuries Sardinia has been invaded by the likes of the Arabs, Byzantines, Carthaginians, Phoenicians and Romans. These cultures may be gone but they have left an enduring impression on the traditions and festivals.

Feasts of Sicily The Fisherman's Feast and the Feast of Madonna del Mirto are just some of the events that take place on this Mediterranean island.

Feasts of Tuscany There are a wide range of festivals that take place in Tuscany. This guide will help you locate the time and place of these events.

Ferragosto - Salt Lake City
"FERRAGOSTO" celebrates the traditional Italian arts & crafts, music, dance and delicious food of the Italian communities living in the Salt Lake Valley.

Festa Coloniale Italiana
This annual event is sponsored by The San Francisco Italian Athletic Club (SFIAC) in the heart of North Beach in San Francisco, CA.

Festa Italiana di Vandergrift
This annual event takes place in Vandergrift, PA. For dates and times please visit their web site.

Festa Italiana - Houston, TX
Enjoy a feast of sight, sound and wonderful tastes! Share the heritage, culture and the romance of Italy!

Festa Italiana - Milwaukee
America's largest Italian festival is held each year in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. If you are in the area you don't want to miss out on this event.

Festa Italiana - New York, NY
This two-day event is dedicated to everything and anything that has to do with the cultural roots of Italians and Italian-Americans. Check their web site for dates, location and attractions.

Festa Italiana of Washington, DC
Join Fieri DC, the Italian Cultural Society and the Holy Rosary Church for their annual Italian street festival. For activities time and date please visit their Web site.

La Festa Italiana - Scranton PA
Northeastern Pennsylvania's largest celebration of culture and cuisine will be held over the Labor Day weekend.

Festa Italiana Seattle
This festival takes place on the last week of September at the Seattle Center. Find out about activites, bocce and more.

Festivals in Tuscany
Lists fairs, festivals and events by month.

The Fisherman's Feast This feast originated in the 16th century in Sciacca, Sicily and is based on the devotion of the fisherman to the Madonna del Soccorso. In the U.S. this feast has been celebrated in Boston since 1911.

Giglio del Sant' Antonio
This annual event is located in East Harlem on Pleasant Avenue between 114th and 115th Street.

The Human Chess Game Every even numbered year in September the people of Marostica recreate this event that happened in 1454.

Italia Festa
Your guide to music, theater, dance, cinema, and multimedia festivals throughout Italy.

Italia Unita Annual Festival
Since 1995 Italia Unita, a non profit organization, has organized a three-day festival to celebrate Italian pride in East Boston.

Italian American Cultural Food and Music Festival
Delray Beach, Florida is proud to host this Italian festival in March. Visit their site for time, dates and location.

Italian American Festival in Akron, Ohio
This festival is sponsored by the Council of Italian-American Societies of Summit County.

Italian American Heritage Festival in Warren, Ohio
This annual festival is held at the Courthouse Square in Downtown Warren, Ohio. Check this site for dates, times and events.

Italian Family Festa
This annual event is sponsored by the Italian American Heritage Foundation of San Jose.

Italian Festivals
Search by month and by region for a list of events.

Italian Film Festival
This annual festival showcases a different film three saturdays a month in both October and November at the Marin Center Showcase Theatre in San Rafael, CA. Check the Web site for times, film titles and additional information.

Italian Film Festival of St. Louis
This annual film festival showcases St. Louis premieres of recent Italian films during March and April. Check the website for times, film titles and additional information.

Italian Food & Heritage Festival
This event is held annually at the DelGrosso's Amusement Park, which is located in Tipton, PA.

Little Italy Festival
This festival is held every Labor Day weekend in Clinton, Indiana.

Little Italy San Diego Festa
Take part in this annual festival held in the historic business district of Downtown San Diego's Little Italy. The event includes bocce & stickball tournaments, entertainment, food and more. Check Web site for dates and times.

La Maggiolata The last two Sundays in May mark an important event in the Lucignano's history. During this time the town celebrates La Maggiolata, which is a celebration that marks the beginning of the summer's bounty. There is much to do during this week long celebration which includes a stunning parade with four wagons completely covered with flowers.

Memphis Italian Festival
A community celebration, demonstrating the values of family, faith and fellowship in the Italian-American tradition. The Festival will present family-oriented fun in music, food, events, games, arts & crafts.

Mercer County Italian American Festival
Join them as they celebrate our Italian and Italian American Heritage and Culture at the Annual Mercer County Italian American Festival held in West Windsor, New Jersey.

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Feast
This feast has been taking place in Brooklyn for over 100 years. This is the second largest feast in New York City.

Porretta Soul Festival
For more than a decade the small town of Porretta, which is located in the Emilia Romagna region, takes center stage with the sweet sounds of soul music. Find out who is performing and the dates, times and how to get to this festival.

Providence Italian Arts & Music Festival
This event takes place in downtown Providence, RI. Check this site for a list of performers, dates and times.

Richmond's Original Italian Street Festival
This festival is a joint effort between the Italian-American Culture Association of VA., Inc. (IACA), Giuseppe Verdi Lodge #315 Order Sons of Italy in America, Italian Business Professionals, and the Historical St. John's Episcopal Church.

Saint Anthony's Feast
The St. Anthony's Feast in Boston's North End is the largest Italian Religious Festival in New England and it was named "Feast of all Feast" by National Geographic magazine.

St. Francis of Paola Italian Festival
The St. Francis of Paola Society has had an annual festival in Frankfort, NY since 1927 with a procession, entertainment, food and games.

Saint Joseph Italian Festival
Saint Joseph's Catholic Church in Richmond, Virginia will host an Italian festival in honor of St. Joseph. You can find additional information, dates and address on their site.

St. Joseph's Altar One of the great traditions on St. Joseph's Day is the beautifully decorated altars, which have become a labor of love for those who carefully prepare the altars. This includes a photo tour of the St. Joseph's Altar at the Graham-Ginestra House Museum in Rockford, IL.

San Gennaro Feast
This feast is held twice a year. In February you can join them in Peoria, AZ and in September you can go to Las Vegas, NV. For location, dates and coupons please visit their site.

Sicilian Festival
Take part in the annual Sicilian festival located in San Diego's little Italy neighborhood.

So Cal Italian Festival
Experience a taste of Italy in Southern California. Just visit their site for additional festival information.

Sorrento Cheese Feast of Little Italy
This three day event takes place in the Abacoa Town Center in Jupiter Florida.

Every August Binghamton, NY host this annual fest and balloon rally.


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Umbria Jazz
Find out who is performing at this annual event held in Perugia, Italy.

Vendemmia Festival
This fall festival of wine and food is held annually in Philadelphia's Vendemmia square. For additional information just visit their site.

West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival
This annual festival is held in Clarksburg, WV and it is rated one of the "Top 100 Events in North America."

Youngstown Italian Fest
Take part in this annual event


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