Take a look back at some photos of the Feast of San Gennaro! The first feast in New York City took place on September 19th, 1926. Immigrants from Naples, Italy settled along Mulberry Street in Little Italy, and carried the traditions they had followed in Italy to honor the Patron Saint of Naples.When the feast originally started it was a one-day st...

Seattle Center Festál: The Italian Festival, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 23-24, in Seattle Center Armory, Fisher Pavilion and Seattle Center Pavilion, features plentiful music, food, displays and delight, Italian-style. The festival began in 1988 as a five-year quinquennial celebration of the Columbus voyage to the New World. Howev...

Celebrate Italian food, music and culture during Festa Italiana, a street festival at The Gateway in Salt Lake City. Hosted by the Italian-American Civic League and Alfa Romeo Salt Lake City, the festival runs from noon to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16, and noon to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 17. Admission is free, but bring your wallet to enjoy Italia...

The Rockland Lodge 2176 of the Sons of Italy will host the 8th Annual Blauvelt Sons of Italy Italian Feast and Carnival at Tappan Masonic Park Fair Grounds this week September 14 – 17. The event draws thousands of people from around the tri-state area during the spectacular four-day celebration of all things Italian and has been recognized as one o...

Hundreds packed the waterfront here on Saturday for one of the best attended Italian Festivals in recent memory. Parked cars jammed the Mill Street Parking Lot, stretching north along Old Route 13 filling every parking lot and space along the way. Beautiful weather and comfortable temperatures combined with the attraction of the new boat docks brou...

When Joyce Mariani moved back to Cleveland from Italy, she was disappointed to not find theaters showing the award winning films she had seen back in Europe. So she decided to show them herself. In 2006, Mariani founded the Cleveland Italian Film Festival. "I lived in Italy and when I came back I didn't see these great films that were playing Canne...

Mamma mia! The 13th annual Festa Italiana will take place this weekend on the MacArthur Center Green. This celebration of Italian-American heritage in downtown Norfolk will be held on the corner of Monticello Avenue and Freemason Street on  September 15 from 5-10 p.m. and September 16 from 12-10 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. Experi...

Belmar is prepping for its fifth annual Feast of San Gennaro coming up on Saturday and Sunday, rain or shine. The event will begin on Saturday at 10 a.m. with a Mass celebrated in Italian at St. Rose Church, followed by the traditional procession of the statute of San Gennaro to its place of honor on Main Street. Then comes the eating and drinking,...

It's a big draw at the Bravo Italiano Festival in Watertown - the food. Volunteers are in the kitchen all week preparing Italian dishes for the this weekend's festivities. On Wednesday, they were cooking up meatballs in homemade sauce, making tripe and clam sauce and preparing 270 pounds of Italian sausage. "The sausage torpedo is a booth that's ve...

Italian culture and cuisine will be celebrated during Belmar’s fifth annual Feast of San Gennaro, to be held on Saturday, September 16 and Sunday, September 17. The three-block area of Main Street between 10th and 13th Avenues will serve as the festival’s hub from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on both days. Attendees will enjoy a plethora of authentic Italian...