Ohio’s festival season is not over until you have eaten a bowl of spaghetti with meatballs, tried a cannoli, enjoyed a slice of pizza, Fritta, or finished the day off with a little Granita Italian lemon ice. So grab your friends and go enjoy a little taste of Italy. “Mangiare”
Below you will find our listing of Ohio Italian Festivals. As festival dates finish and new dates are posted, we will update the listings.
OHIO ITALIAN FESTIVALS
St. Catharine of Siena Parish
Dates: June 2-4, 2023
Location: Harvest Home Park
3961 North Bend Rd. , Cheviot, OH 45211
STARK COUNTY ITALIAN AMERICAN FESTIVAL
Dates: July 7-9, 2023
Location: 25th Street NW, Canton, OH 44709
LOWELLVILLE MT. CARMEL SOCIETY ITALIAN FESTIVAL
Dates: July 19-22, 2023
Location: 102 Washington St., Lowellville, OH 44436
ANNUAL ITALIAN FESTIVAL
Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Dates: July 12-16, 2023
Location: 6928 Detroit Ave., Cleveland, OH 44102
Dates: July 21-23, 2023
Location: Falls River Front Square, Cuyahoga Falls, OH-
BASILICA OF OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL ITALIAN FESTIVAL
Dates: July 27-30, 2023
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Basilica
343 Via Mount Carmel, Youngstown, OH 44505
What is better at an Italian Festival than great food? All your favorite vendors are back with delicious and tempting foods from the cavatellis to the sausage sandwiches, greens, fried boloney, burgers, wings, ribs and chicken, kettle corn and finish with the sweet taste of great cookies, ice cream or pastries, plus many more favorites from high-quality and highly recommended food vendors.
There will be a huge Italian Auction, craft and retail vendors, games and nonstop entertainment.
TASTE OF ITALIA
Dates: August 3-5, 2023
Location: Lock 3 Park, 200 South Main St., Akron, OH
330.699.9911 | it-am.org
(photo credit Mahoning County CVB)
GREATER YOUNGSTOWN ITALIAN FEST
Mahoning County NE OH
Dates: August 4-6, 2023
Times: FRI 11:00am-11pm | SAT 1PM-11PM | SUN 11am – 11pm
Location: Central Square Downtown Youngstown
The 2023 Italian Fest …
Over 30 Italian restaurants & food vendors
One main stage with wine and beer under a 160-foot tent at E Federal St & Champion St
One continuous stage of entertainment nightly
Musical performances along the midway daily
Large tents for your comfort and enjoyment while watching and listening to our events
Over 2 dozen retail vendors
Coming in from out of town? Need a place to stay?
WARREN ITALIAN-AMERICAN FESTIVAL
Dates: August 10-13, 2023
Location: 161 High Street, Warren, OH
This festival promotes and perpetuates Italian culture and heritage throughout the Trumbull County community. You don’t want to miss it! There will be pageants, food, bocce and morra, and other activities.
ANNUAL FEAST OF THE ASSUMPTION – Little Italy
Dates: August 12-15, 2023
Location: Holy Rosary Church, Little Italy, Cleveland, Ohio
The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, a Catholic Holy Day on August 15, commemorates Mary being taken into Heaven. A solemn Mass is celebrated in the Church at 10:00 a.m., after which the statue of the Virgin Mary is taken in procession throughout the neighborhood. During the four days of festivities, booths are set up in the Churchyard featuring Italian foods, desserts, live music and rides for young children.
BRIER HILL ITALIAN FEST
Dates: August 17-20, 2023
Location: Calvin & Victoria Streets, Youngstown
For more information, call Dominic Modarelli, Chairman, 330-501-6060.
ITALIAN FALL FESTA
Dates: Weekend after Labor Day
Location: Bella Villa Hall
2625 County Line Road, Kettering, Ohio
937.258.3600 | Facebook
COLUMBUS ITALIAN FESTIVAL
Dates: October 6-8, 2023
Time: Friday 5PM-11PM | Saturday Noon – 11PM | Sunday Noon – 7PM
Location: St. John The Baptist Italian Catholic Church
720 Hamlet Street, Columbus, OH 43215
614.294.8259 | columbusitalianfestival.com
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