Baranello Lodge Autumn Dinner Dance

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Columbus Day Cotillion

The Columbus Day Dinner Dance Cotillion will be held Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Tangier’s Restaurant. Please see further information at the link Italian Heritage Month.

Columbus Day Ceremony October 9, 2016

The Council of Italian American Societies of Summit County cordially invites all to celebrate Columbus Day on Sunday, October 9, 2016. Please see more information under Italian Heritage Month on this website

Italian American Heritage Month

The Italian American Citizen’s Club with the assistance of the Sicilian American Women’s Club invites you to enjoy a “kick-off” to Italian Heritage Month. A Spaghetti Dinner on October 1, 2016. Please see the flyer on this website under Italian American Heritage Month.

2016 Festival Raffle

This year’s raffle will be a 50/50 drawing.  Tickets are $1 each or $5 for eight tickets.  The winning ticker was drawn Saturday night.  The winner was Tom Hickin who won $1950.00.

ITALIAN COUNCIL 2016 SCHOLARSHIP

The Council of Italian-American Societies of Summit County awards scholarships to students of Italian descent pursuing a higher education.  The scholarships were awarded Saturday July 9, 2016 at the President’s Breakfast during the Italian American Festival.  A total of 13 scholarships were awarded.   Please see the recipients names on this website

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 range from $6.00 to $8.25. For carryout orders, call 330-929-6767.

 

Italian-American Festival

The Original Italian American Festival was voted the best festival for the 7th year in a row in the Beacon’s Best Contest.
The 70th Annual Italian-American Festival sponsored by the Council of Italian-American Societies of Summit County and the City of Akron will be held July 13th, 14th and 15th, 2017.  Come celebrate with us.  Admission is free.

Thank you to everyone who attended this year’s festival!

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 2015 in the Beacon’s Best contest.

Event Schedule
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July 7, 2016
11:00 AM Festival Opens for Lunch
06:00 PM – 7:00 PM Wedding Soup Tasting
06:30 PM Good Fellos Show Band
08:00 PM – 8:30 PM Parade of the Flags/Opening Ceremony
08:30 PM Charles Di Raimundo and His Italian Stallions
July 8, 2016
11:00 AM Festival Opens for Lunch
04:00 PM – 7:00 pm Gene Fiocca Band in the Commons area
06:30 PM Monica Robins and the Whisky Kings
08:30 PM Hollywood Nights A Tribute to Bob Seger
July 9, 2016
08:00 AM The Andrea Rose Teodosio Memorial 5K Run, 1 Mile Walk
10:00 AM Scholarship Breakfast
11:00 AM Festival Opens
04:30 PM Mass at St. Bernard’s Church
06:00 PM – 7:00 PM Homemade Wine Contest

Please drop off entries at the Volunteer booth

06:00 PM Nied’s Hotel Band
08:30 PM Satisfaction The International Rolling Stones Tribute Show
09:00 PM 50/50 Raffle Drawing
10:30 PM -Fireworks
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