If you are interested in being a vendor at this year’s Italian American Festival, please click on the link below to download an application.  If you have any questions, please contact Theresa Romeo at 330-990-4620.

2016 Vendor Contract


The Council of Italian-American Societies of Summit County will be awarding scholarships to students of Italian descent pursuing a higher education.  The scholarships will be awarded Saturday July 9, 2016 at the President’s Breakfast during the Italian American Festival. The application may be obtained from any member of the Italian Council or the application may be downloaded from 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 69th Annual Italian-American Festival sponsored by the Council of Italian-American Societies of Summit County and the City of Akron will be held July 7th, 8th and 9th, 2016.  Come celebrate with us.  Admission is free.

Please check this website for our list of events in the coming weeks.

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 2014 in the Beacon’s Best contest.


Event Schedule
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July 8 2016
11:00 AM – Festival Opens for Lunch
06:30 PM Monica Robbins and the Whisky Kings
08:30 PM Hollywood Nights A Tribute to Bob Seger
July 7 2016
11:00 AM -Festival Opens for Lunch
06:30 PM Good Fellos Show Band
08:00 PM – 8:00 PM Parade of the Flags/Opening Ceremony
08:30 PM Charles Di Raimundo and His Italian Stallions
July 9 2016
08:00 AM The Andrea Rose Teodosio Memorial 5K Run, 1 Mile Walk and Kid’s Fun Run
10:00 AM Scholarship Breakfast
12:00 PM Festival Opens
04:30 PM Mass at St. Bernard’s Church
06:00 PM – 7:00 PM Homemade Wine Contest
06:00 PM Electric Mud
08:30 PM Satisfaction The International Rolling Stones Tribute Show
10:30 PM -Fireworks
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Charles Di Raimundo and His Italian Stallions
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Hollywood Nights A Tribute to Bob Seger
Within the walls of HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS you will find a true Bob Seger experience. With a ...
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