Ohio’s Italian Festivals

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

JUNE 

HAMILTON COUNTY – SW OH

CINC ITALIA
St. Catharine of Siena Parish
Dates: May 31-June 2, 2019
Location: Harvest Home Park
3961 North Bend Rd. , Cheviot, OH 45211
cincitalia.org

 

STARK COUNTY – NE OH

STARK COUNTY ITALIAN AMERICAN FESTIVAL
Dates: June 13-15, 2019
Times: June 13th (4pm – 10pm), 14th (4pm – 11pm)
& 15th (noon – 11pm)
Location: 25th Street NW, Canton, OH 44709
cantonitalianfesta.org

 

JULY

MAHONING COUNTY NE OH

LOWELLVILLE MT. CARMEL SOCIETY ITALIAN FESTIVAL
Dates: July 17-20, 2019
Location: 102 Washington St., Lowellville, OH 44436
website
Games, music, and the Baby Doll Dance every night. July 17-20. For more information, call 330-536-8203.

OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL ITALIAN FESTIVAL
Dates:  July 25-28, 2019
Time: Th, Fri, Sat- 5:00pm-11:00pm, Sun 1:00pm-10:00pm

Location: 343 Via Mount Carmel Ave, Youngstown, Ohio 44505
olmcsta.com/festa

The 21st Annual Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Italian Festival in Youngstown is set for July 25-28. What is better at an Italian Festival than great food? All your favorite vendors are back with the addition of some new and well-known area favorites taste treats. We have 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 our high-quality and highly recommended food vendors.

 

FRANKLIN COUNTY – CENTRAL OH

ITALIAN HERITAGE SUMMER FESTIVAL
Dates: July 12-14, 2019
Location: 5200 Emerald Parkway (117.03 mi), Dublin, Ohio 43017
italianheritagefestivalcolumbus.com

 

SUMMIT COUNTY – NE OH

SUMMIT COUNTY ITALIAN AMERICAN FESTIVAL
Dates: July 11-13, 2019
Location: Lock 3 Park, 200 South Main St., Akron, OH
330.699.9911 | it-am.org

FESTA ITALIANA 
Dates: July 19-21, 2019
Location: Falls River Front Square, Cuyahoga Falls, OH
festaitalianacf.com

 

AUGUST

MAHONING COUNTY  NE OH

ANNUAL GREATER YOUNGSTOWN ITALIAN FEST
Dates: August 2-4, 2019
Times: 11:00am-11:00pm Fri & Sun; 1:00-11:00pm Sat
Location: Central Square, Downtown Youngstown, OH
youngstownitalianfest.org

The 34th annual Greater Youngstown Italian Fest in downtown Youngstown features great food and entertainment for the whole family! Enjoy over four city blocks of entertainment, over 40 Italian restaurants & food vendors, and over two dozen retail vendors. There will be a Pasta Eating Contest, Homemade Wine Contest, Auction Baskets and Grand Raffle.

(photo credit Mahoning County CVB)

 

TRUMBULL COUNTY -NE OH

WARREN ITALIAN-AMERICAN FESTIVAL
Dates: August 8-11, 2019
Location:  161 High Street, Warren, OH
warrenitalianfestival.com

 

CUYAHOGA COUNTY – NE OH

121ST ANNUAL FEAST OF THE ASSUMPTION
Dates: August 15 – 18, 2019
Times: Wednesday, August 15 – Noon to 11 pm (Solemn Mass at 10 am/Procession following Mass)
Thursday, August 16 – 6 pm to 11 pm
Friday, August 17 – 6 pm to Midnight
Saturday, August 18 – Noon to Midnight
Location: Holy Rosary Church, Little Italy, Cleveland, Ohio
website

MAHONING COUNTY – NE OH

BRIER HILL ITALIAN FEST
Dates: August 15-18, 2019
Times:  Thurs-Fri 4PM-midnight | Sat-Sun Noon – midnight
Location:  Calvin & Victoria Streets, Youngstown

For more information click here.

An old-fashioned Italian street festival on Calvin Street in the Brier Hill neighborhood on Youngstown’s North Side, with live music, morra and bocce tournaments, and authentic Italian food.

SEPTEMBER

MONTGOMERY COUNTY – SW OH

ITALIAN FALL FESTA
Dates: September 7-9, 2019
Time: Friday 6PM-11PM | Saturday Noon – 11PM | Sunday Noon – 8PM
Location: Bella Villa Hall
2625 County Line Road, Kettering, Ohio
937.258.3600 | italianfallfesta.com

Free Parking. Free Admission.

OCTOBER

FRANKLIN COUNTY – CENTRAL OH

COLUMBUS ITALIAN FESTIVAL
Dates:  October 7, 11-13, 2019
Location:  St. John The Baptist Italian Catholic Church
720 Hamlet Street, Columbus, OH  43215
614.294.8259 | columbusitalianfestival.com

 

Article:  Diane Rock
Rocky Hill | MyOhioFun.com
Editor’s note:  Part of this story ran in 2018.  The dates and additional events have been updated for the 2019 season.  Any use of the above article or images without prior permission, will be in violation of copyright laws.