Italian American Community Heritage Picnic

An Italian American Community Heritage Picnic will be held Sunday Sep 30, 2018 Mass at 12 noon at the MAPS Museum in Green.  Details to follow.

50/50 Raffle

The winner of the 50/50 Raffle was Charlotte Raymond who won $1935.00. Thank you!

2018 Scholarships

The Council of Italian American Societies awards Scholarships to students of Italian descent.  The recipients are listed under Previous Scholarship Recipients

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

Thank you to everyone who came this year. Hope you had a great time. See you in 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 71st 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 2017 in the Beacon’s Best contest.

Event Schedule
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July 12, 2018
11:00 AM Festival Opens for Lunch
12:30 PM -1:30 pm Rubber Ducks Mascot
06:00 PM Children’s Inflatables
07:30 PM Opening Ceremonies
08:00 PM Straight On-The Heart Tribute Band
July 13, 2018
11:00 AM Festival Opens for Lunch
12:30 PM -1:30 pm Rubber Ducks Mascot
06:00 PM Children’s Inflatables
07:00 PM Mojo Zydeco Band
08:30 PM Satisfaction-The Rolling Stones Tribute Band
July 14, 2018
08:00 AM The Andrea Rose Teodosio Memorial 5K Run, 1 Mile Walk
10:00 AM Scholarship Breakfast
11:00 AM Festival Opens for Lunch
12:30 PM -1:30 pm Rubber Ducks Mascot
12:30 PM -1:30 pm Cinderella & Patriotic Hero Offering Children’s Tatoos
01:30 PM -2:00 pm ETC Show Choir
02:00 PM -4:00 pm Children’s Magician
02:30 PM -4:30 pm Polynesian Princess & Ocean Voyager Offering Face Painting
04:30 PM Mass at St. Bernard’s Church
06:00 PM Homemade Wine Contest

Please drop off entries at the Volunteer booth by 5 pm on July 14th, 2018.  The judging will take place in the Lock 3 commons area.

06:00 PM Children’s Inflatables
06:30 PM -8:00 PM Avanti
08:30 PM 50/50 Raffle Drawing
08:30 PM Lights Out Frankie Valli Tribute Band
10:00 PM Fireworks at dark

The fireworks will begin about 10 p.m. or about dusk

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Entertainment
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Satisfaction-The Rolling Stones Tribute Band
“Satisfaction/The International Rolling Stones Tribute Show” is the international ...
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Mojo
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Straight On-The Heart Tribute Band
The Straight On Story…. Straight On is the dream child of the talented vocalist ...
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Avanti Band
The-Avanti-Band-1-1 The Avanti Band may be best described as “today’s” Italian / ...
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Lights Out Frankie Valli Tribute Band
LIGHTS OUT is a four part vocal group that performs America’s #1 Tribute to Frankie ...
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