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Festa Italiana
  • Address: Taylor St. at Ashland Ave., Chicago, IL 60607
  • Dates: August 18, 2017 - August 20, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Festa Italiana will fill your senses with la dolce vita Italy and meatballs. The 12th annual Festa Italiana stretches along Taylor Street between Ashland Avenue and Racine Street.

    Longtime family-owned restaurants and neighborhood newcomers will serve up some of the best food in the city. Italian and Italian-American singers will perform American and Italian classics. An Italian dance ensemble will perform and teach the tarantella, a well-loved Italian folk dance performed at Italian weddings. Fest-goers will have the opportunity to play Italian card games, compete in contests to see who can consume the most meatballs and cannoli (of course, not at the same time!), and buy Italian-themed art, and other merchandises.

    Photo credit: Festa Italiana; Raney Images

Festa Italiana
  • Address: Taylor St. at Ashland Ave.
  • August 18, 2017 - August 20, 2017
  • Recurring daily