We are excited to announce the following upcoming events! Sept 12 - Bravo to Go. The tradition lives on but in a “to go” fashion. Come get your Bravo Festival fix! Sept 19 & 20 - Bocce tournament, top prize $1,000. Sept 26 - Chicken BBQ. $10 gets you a half chicken, baked beans, salt potatoes and a roll and butter. Please come support our Club! **...

The Pensacola Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America Buona Fortuna Lodge #2835 has an important announcement we want to share with you and your friends regarding Festa Italiana. Due to the pandemic, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Festa Italiana in Pensacola, Florida. The health and safety of our Sons and Daughters of I...

Friday would have kicked off the annual La Festa Italiana in Scranton, one of northeastern Pennsylvania’s most cherished traditions. The event was canceled due to COVID-19. Normally Courthouse Square would be bustling with vendors setting up their tents, but Thursday night the square was quiet. With La Festa cancelled this year, some vendors are fi...

The COVID-19 pandemic has canceled the Little Italy Festival for 2020, but that didn't stop students at one local middle school from finding a way to hold the event virtually. Maria Sellers, a teacher at South Vermillion Middle School says the virtual option will let you learn about the history behind the festival.  She says those who visit virtual...

Another in a line-up of what seems like unending cancellations has been confirmed.   What would have been the Fourteenth Annual UNICO Italian-American Feast has been canceled this year according to organizers. “It is kind of upsetting that we can’t have it, it’s disappointing,” said Joseph Arancio, President of the Clark Chapter of UNICO.  “This is...

One of the quintessential aspects of any Italian Enclave’s summer is the feast.  The smell of zeppole, reminiscing with old friends and the traditional Italian songs and hymns are all beloved aspects of summer and links us to our storied traditions in the Italian American community.  For many, these feasts are anticipated all year and it is hard to...

Another popular Dayton-area festival has announced its transition to a drive-thru event. The Italian Fall Festa, an annual celebration of all things Italian, will now be moving forward with a drive-thru operation taking place on Friday, Sept. 11 and Saturday, Sept. 12 from noon to 9 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 13 from noon to 6 p.m. in Kettering. The 43...

This year’s West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival will be held virtually for the first time in its history, festival officials announced on Thursday. A press release issued by Tyler Terango, Chairman of the Board for the West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival, stated that the 42nd Annual West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival will be held as a...

Hello friends of the SS Cosmas & Damian Society, as many of you are already aware from our social media posts and website, the Saints Cosmas and Damian Society will be unable to hold our annual Feast on Warren and Porter Streets this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We are saddened that we have to make this announcement, as this will be the first...

The annual St. Rocco Church Italian Festival is continuing on this Labor Day weekend in Cleveland, albeit in a different capacity than its previous 105 iterations. In spite of the coronavirus pandemic, the Catholic church on Fulton Road plans to hold a slimmed-down, drive-thru version of its famed festival. This time celebrating classic Italian foo...