Italian Opera Outing

The Italian American Professional and Businessmen’s Club is sponsoring an outing at Little Italy on Sunday, July 28, 2019. For more information, please download the flyer Opera Outing

2019 Debutantes

The Italian Council is looking for young ladies between 15 and 19 to participate in the Columbus Day Cotillion on Saturday, October 12. Please click here for the application

Andrea Rose Teodosio Memorial 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk

Please download the flyer here

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 2019FestContract

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

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 ice cream 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 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)

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 6, 2019
07:00 PM Italian Council Meeting
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 13, 2019
08:00 AM Andrea Rose Teodosio Memorial 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk
10:00 AM Scholarship Breakfast
11:00 AM Festival Opens
09:00 PM The Rat Pack
10:00 PM Fireworks
July 12, 2019
11:00 AM Festival Opens
09:00 PM Abba Tribute Band
July 11, 2019
11:00 AM Festival Opens
08:00 PM Heart Tribute Band
July 28. 2019
01:00 PM Italian Opera Outing
October 12, 2019
00:00 Columbus Day Cotillion

Tangier’s Restaurant

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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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