25th annual HerrinFesta Italiana kicks off

May 24, 2015 680

It's almost Memorial Day weekend of 2015, and that means it's time for the 25th annual HerrinFesta Italiana. HerrinFesta Italiana Vice President Joey Helleny says this year there are several new attractions thanks to a new contract with equipment providers.

Among the new attractions is a Ferris wheel, which has been a ride absent from the festival for several years. Helleny expects more than 40,000 to attend over the course of the five day celebration. For 25 years, the Festa has shined a light on Italian heritage in Herrin and the surrounding area.

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