Our brother feast, The Sons of San Paolino, kicks off Giglio season with their amazing feast starting on Wednesday June 21st and running through Sunday June 25th. This is a wonderful feast in which many members of the East Harlem Giglio Society are also involved with. We invite all Giglio fans to come and enjoy in entertainment, rides, food and the...

The Feast of Beato Giovanni Liccio will take place on July 30 at Casa Italia in Stone Park. The feast has its origins in Caccamo, Palermo, Sicilia. The event is sponsored by Società Beato Giovanni Liccio di Caccamo. Festivities include a noon Mass, followed by a procession with the Sicilian Band of Chicago and a family festival featuring food, live...

It’s a celebration 117 years in the making, the St. Andrew the Apostle Society in New Haven is hosting their annual Italian Festa this week to celebrate their heritage and tradition. This morning, Stephen Stellato and Anne Candela stopped by our kitchen to give us a cooking preview and tell us more about the great event. Events kick off Thursday, J...

The Italian Heritage Collection at the Dorothea and Henry H. Hood Local History Center, Citizens Library, Washington, is seeking the donation of program books from the Washington County Italian Heritage Festivals held in the 1980s in downtown Washington. The program books, about 70 pages in length, were given out free and included stories about loc...

Galbani, "Italy's favorite cheese brand," has partnered with Pizza Amore, the first wood-fired pizza truck, and The Cheesy Chick, Buffalo's specialty grilled cheese truck, for a two-week program highlighting new, limited-time only signature dishes as they prepare to wow guests with more delicious bites at the upcoming Galbani Buffalo Italian Herita...

Throughout the year la festa italiana provides a delightful glimpse into Italy’s history and culture. Everything from a national holiday to a village saint’s day to a harvest, whether of wheat, olives or grapes, is a good reason for festevolezza (rejoicing), usually with special foods and lively crowds. ”Quando é festa, é festa!” one of my Italian...

The Feast of Madonna del Carmine will take place on July 23 at Villa Scalabrini in Northlake. The event is sponsored by Società Maria SS. del Carmine. The feast has its origins in Noicattaro, Bari, Puglia. It features a 12:30 a.m. Mass followed by a procession and refreshments in Paterno Hall. A 4:30 p.m. dinner dance will be held at Alta Villa Ban...

The North Wildwood Italian-American Festival celebrates its 23rd anniversary in the Wildwoods this year with a weekend celebration of great food, family fun and Italian-American heritage, Friday June 23 through Sunday, June 25. Festivities for the three-day event take place along Olde New Jersey Avenue in North Wildwood including FREE live Italian...

In the month of June, Italy’s Republic Day, the historic Statuto Race, and the 63rd annual North Beach Festival are celebrated as only San Francisco knows how. Red, white and green are proudly displayed throughout the month as these crowd-pleasing events turn the City’s streets into festive feste. Italy’s Republic Day 2017 was June 2 but was celebr...

A spectacular Italian Festival kicking off July 5th in Brooklyn honoring Saint Paolino has it all: faith, food, music, neighborliness, international visitors. Neapolitan immigrants from Italy settled in Williamsburg long ago and brought a beautiful tradition to the streets of Brooklyn with the first Giglio (Italian for “lily”) festival in 1903. Dur...