2020 Scholarships

Students of Italian descent are eligible to apply for the the Scholarship sponsored by the Italian Council of Summit County. Please click here for the application 2020ScholarshipAppFinal-converted

Vendor Contract 2020

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Italian American Festival

Join us July 9th, 10th and 11th, 2020 for the 73rd Annual Italian American Festival at Lock 3 in Akron

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 $8.50. For carryout orders, call 330-929-6767.


About us

We’re an organization of 15 Italian-American Societies founded in Akron on November 10, 1947.

Our festival was voted the best festival for 10 years in a row from 2009 thru 2019 in the Beacon’s Best contest.

Event Schedule
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February 22, 2020
06:30 PM La Salsicciata – Sausage Dinner Dance 2020

Carovillese Lodge and Club 570 East Cuyahoga Falls Ave, Akron

March 1, 2020
12:00 PM Italian Council Delegates Grand Brunch Buffet

Sheraton Suites, 1989 Front St, Cuyahoga Falls, Cuyahoga Room

March 8, 2020
01:00 PM International Women’s Day
March 14, 2020
05:30 Sons of Italy Reverse Raffle

St George Community Center
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March 25, 2020
06:30 PM Italian Language Classes

Sponsored by Le Radici. Adult class: @ Le Radici 3411 Wyoga Lake Rd. in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44221. When: Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8PM Date: March 25, 2020 (for 7 weeks) ending May 6th.

For mote information please click here Italianclass-Spring2020

April 6, 2020
07:00 PM Council Meeting
April 25, 2020
06:30 PM Le Radici’s Spring Dinner Dance

Tallmadge Community Center
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July 9, 2020
11:00 AM Italian American Festival
July 10, 2020
11:00 AM Italian American Festival
July 11, 2020
11:00 AM Italian American Festival
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Scholarship Recipients 2019
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Mike Trecaso
Mike Trecaso performing at the Italian Festival July 2019
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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 2019
Columbus Day Ceremony at St Anthony’s Church October 6, 2019
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Columbus Day Dinner Cotillion Debutantes 2019
Debutantes for the Columbus Day Cotillion October 12, 2019
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