Sons of Italy Reverse Raffle

Saturday, April 6, 2019 St George Family Center. 3204 Ridgewood Rd, Fairlawn Reverse Raffle Flyer

La Salsicciata

87th Annual Carovillese Club Sausage Dinner Dance, Saturday, March 2, 2019 Cocktail Hour 6:00 pm, Event starts at 7 pm Sausage Dinner Dance Flyer

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

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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February 4, 2019
07:00 PM Council Meeting
March 2, 2019
06:00 PM La Salsicciata
April 6, 2019
07:00 PM Sons of Italy Reverse Raffle
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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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