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: Raffle only – 2022
Location: Harvest Home Park
3961 North Bend Rd. , Cheviot, OH 45211
STARK COUNTY ITALIAN AMERICAN FESTIVAL
Dates: July 8-10, 2022
Location: 25th Street NW, Canton, OH 44709
LOWELLVILLE MT. CARMEL SOCIETY ITALIAN FESTIVAL
Dates: July 13-16, 2022
Location: 102 Washington St., Lowellville, OH 44436
96TH ANNUAL ITALIAN FESTIVAL
Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Dates: July 13-17, 2022
Location: 6928 Detroit Ave., Cleveland, OH 44102
Dates: July 15-17, 2022
Location: Falls River Front Square, Cuyahoga Falls, OH
BASILICA OF OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL ITALIAN FESTIVAL
Dates: July 21 – 24, 2022
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Basilica
343 Via Mount Carmel, Youngstown, OH 44505
TASTE OF ITALIA
Dates: August 4-6, 2022
Location: Lock 3 Park, 200 South Main St., Akron, OH
330.699.9911 | it-am.org
ANNUAL GREATER YOUNGSTOWN ITALIAN FEST
Dates: August 5-7, 2022
Times: 11:00am-11:00pm Fri & Sun; 1:00-11:00pm Sat
Location: Central Square, Downtown Youngstown, OH
Featuring over four city blocks of entertainment, over 30 Italian restaurants & food vendors, over two dozen retail vendors, two continuous stages of entertainment, Morra Tournament, Venetian Auction Basket Tent, Pasta Eating Contest, Homemade Wine Contest, and 50/50 Raffle.
(photo credit Mahoning County CVB)
WARREN ITALIAN-AMERICAN FESTIVAL
Dates: August 11-14, 2022
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, 2022
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 18-21, 2022
Hours are Thursday, August 18 & Friday, August 19 from 4:00pm-midnight; Saturday, August 20 from 2:00pm-midnight; and Sunday, August 21 from 1:00pm-midnight.
Location: Calvin & Victoria Streets, Youngstown
The annual Brier Hill Italian Fest will be held August 18-21, 2022 on Calvin & Victoria Streets in the Brier Hill neighborhood on Youngstown’s North Side. There will be live Italian music, and authentic Italian food.
For more information, call Dominic Modarelli, Chairman, 330-501-6060.
ITALIAN FALL FESTA
Location: Bella Villa Hall
2625 County Line Road, Kettering, Ohio
937.258.3600 | italianfallfesta.com
COLUMBUS ITALIAN FESTIVAL
Dates: October 7-9, 2022
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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