The bi-annual San Gennaro Feast has had its license pulled and its event planned for May has been canceled after a Las Vegas Metro Police undercover investigation revealed a vendor at the festival sold alcohol to minors. This will mark the first time in nearly four decades that the event featuring thrill rides and Italian food has been canceled. Fe...

Organizers of the twice-yearly San Gennaro Feast announced they are canceling next month’s event because of licensing issues. The festival was scheduled for May 9-13. The Clark County Department of Business License suspended the business license of the San Gennaro Feast and the liquor license of its caterer, the Las Vegas Horse Expo, said Anthony P...

Celebrating their 38th anniversary in Las Vegas, Nevada, the San Gennaro Festival Celebrating their 38th anniversary in Las Vegas, Nevada, the San Gennaro Festival is the biggest Italian food and music festival held bi-annually in Las Vegas, Nevada in honor of Saint Gennaro, the Saint of Naples, Italy. The festival features a wide variety of ethnic...

Weaving my way south on Mulberry Street between Houston and Canal, with the Feast of San Gennero in full swing, is a little bit like stepping back in time. I remember the 1960s and 70s, when Manhattan’s Little Italy was still a vast and lively neighborhood filled with colorful shops and enticing restaurants. In his 2004 New York magazine article “A...

The 91st Annual Feast of San Gennaro has kicked off in Little Italy. CBS2’s Elle McLogan got in on the action and met some of the people that make the event so special—long-time neighborhood residents and historians, cooks and restaurateurs. Among the personalities is Tony Danza, celebrity partner at Alleva Dairy, New York’s oldest cheese shop. “It...

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...

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...

For the 91st time the Feast of San Gennaro, a faith-based celebration honoring the Patron Saint of Naples, Italy, takes place in the neighborhood of Manhattan affectionately known as “Little Italy” (Mulberry Street between Canal and Houston Streets; the festival stage is located on the corner of Grand and Mott Streets). It is a much-anticipated eve...

For the month of September, Commerce Street will be known as Sen Gennaro Way. The renaming of one of Yorktown Heights’ main thoroughfares coincides with the return of the Feast of San Gennaro. The third annual festival celebrating Italian heritage will be held on Commerce Street/San Gennaro Way from Wednesday, Sept. 13, to Sunday, Sept. 17. The hig...

The first Feast of San Gennaro celebrated in New York was held on Sept. 19, 1926, as Italian immigrants from Naples observed the martyrdom of Saint Gennaro, who died on the same date in 305 A.D. Since then, the festival has grown into a massive, 11-day affair. The 91st annual Feast of San Gennaro will be held in Little Italy from Sept. 14 through S...