Wildwood Italian Festival
A heaping helping of Olde World Italy will be served with amore and plenty of white, red and green during the 7th Annual Wildwoods Olde Time Italian Festival, taking place on Friday, September 28 and Saturday, September 29. Hosted by the Sons of Italy of Wildwood, this event will take place in Fox Park, located on Ocean Avenue between Burk and Montgomery Avenues across from the Wildwoods Convention Center.
The FREE two-day festival celebrates Italian culture with contests, crafts, rides and games for the little ones, authentic Italian cuisine and continuous FREE live entertainment. Take in the traditional smells and tastes of an Italian market, plus Italian made goods, crafts and merchandise as vendors of all kinds fill Fox Park, including those selling Italian dishes like pastas, sausage and peppers, chicken cutlets, clams & spaghetti, tiramisu, cannolis and more.
The Olde Time Italian Festival kicks off on Friday, September 28 at 5 p.m. with the Procession of Saints Mass, and festivities will continue until midnight. Music on Friday night will feature Tre Bella from 8-9 p.m. and Vito Piccone & The Elegants from 9-10 p.m. Saturday’s festivities will start at noon with music from the John Walters Band, Kenny Jeremiah, Bittersweet, and Just in Time. The Pasta Fagioli Contest will start at 4 p.m., followed by a Grape Stomping Contest.
For additional information about this event please call 609-374-0016 or visit www.sonsofitalywildwood.org.
For additional information about the Wildwoods, visit www.WildwoodsNJ.com or call 800-992-9732.