2019 Vendor Contract

Vendors who wish to be a part of the 2019 Italian American Festival at Lock 3 in Akron, please click here for the application 2019FestContractNoFD

2019 Italian American Scholarship

Scholarship Application 2019

Sons of Italy Reverse Raffle

Saturday, April 6, 2019 St George Family Center. 3204 Ridgewood Rd, Fairlawn Reverse Raffle Flyer

La Salsicciata

87th Annual Carovillese Club Sausage Dinner Dance, Saturday, March 2, 2019 Cocktail Hour 6:00 pm, Event starts at 7 pm Sausage Dinner Dance Flyer

Carovillese Club Pasta Dinner

Join us every Tuesday from 4 to 7:30 pm at the Carovillese Club at 570 E Cuyahoga Falls Ave in Akron for homemade pasta.  The meal includes pasta with meatballs and homemade sauce, salad, bread and butter, and spumoni for dessert.  Prices start at $8.00. For carryout orders, call 330-929-6767.


Italian-American Festival

Join us again in 2019. The dates are July 11-13, 2019

The Original Italian American Festival was voted the best festival for the 10th year in a row in the Beacon’s Best Contest. The 72nd Annual Italian-American Festival is sponsored by the Council of Italian-American Societies of Summit County and the City of Akron.


About us

We’re an organization of 14 Italian-American Societies founded in Akron on November 10, 1947.

Our festival was voted the best festival from 2009 thru 2018 in the Beacon’s Best contest.

Event Schedule
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March 5, 2019
05:00 PM – 8:00 pm Italian-American Professional Businessmen’s Club

Membership Night Martedi Grasso (Fat Tuesday) D’Agnese’s at White Pond Drive, Akron. Prospective new IAPBC members are welcome to attend FREE. Contact John Villilo (330-920-7993) for details

March 10, 2019
12:30 PM Carovillese Women’s Club Women’s Day Celebration

Tickets $20.00 Contact any member for tickets

March 11, 2019
07:00 PM St Anthony Lenten Mission

Fr James Costigan (Fathers of Mercy)

March 12, 2019
07:00 PM St Anthony Lenten Mission

Fr James Costigan (Fathers of Mercy)

March 13, 2019
06:30 PM – 8:00 pm Italian Language Classes

Le Radici Club House -3411 Wyoga Lake Road, Cuyahoga Falls for 7 weeks $140 (or 50% off for any Italian Council club member) To register contact Dora Ricci Raymond, language teacher (330-688-9694)

07:00 PM St Anthony Lenten Mission

Fr James Costigan (Fathers of Mercy)

March 14, 2019
07:00 PM St Anthony Lenten Mission

Fr James Costigan (Fathers of Mercy)

March 17, 2019
11:30 AM – 2:00 pm St Anthony’s Pasta e Fagioli Lunch

St Anthony Church Hall(Basement)

April 6, 2019
05:30 PM St Anthony’s School Benefit Reverse Raffle and Silent Auction

Tangier’s Restaurant Tickets $100.00 (includes one raffle ticket, 2 dinners, beer, wine) For tickets contact Tiffany (330-819-5159)

07:00 PM Sons of Italy Reverse Raffle
April 18, 2019
06:00 PM Italian-American Businessmen’s Club Morra Tournament

Todaro’s Party Center Tickets $40.00 Contact Mario Caponi 330-929-1033 for details

May 13, 2019
07:00 PM May Crowning-Tribute to Blessed Mother Mary

St Anthony Church

June 13, 2019
06:00 PM – 9:00 pm St Anthony Feast Day Celebration

St Anthony Church/School Parking lot. Celebration begins with Mass at 6 pm. Festival begins immediately following Mass Food-Beverages-Music- Fun until 9 pm

July 11, 2019
08:00 PM Heart Tribute Band
July 12, 2019
09:00 PM Abba Tribute Band
July 13, 2019
09:00 PM The Rat Pack
10:00 PM Fireworks
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Christopher Columbus Statue
Christopher Columbus Statue at Columbus Park at the Akron Fulton Airport
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Columbus Day Ceremony 2017
Columbus Day Ceremony at St Anthony’s Church  2017
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Columbus Day Dinner Cotillion 2017
2017 Debutantes: Mia Elizabeth Latine, Isabella Rose Barb,  Sophia Rose Scarpitti.
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Columbus Day 2017
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