PLEASE NOTE: Times, events and participants are tentative and subject to change.  Please visit this page in the future for confirmation and complete schedule. 

FRIDAY, JULY 31, 2015

1 p.m. - 11 p.m.:  Opening of food, craft and gift marketplace, displays, entertainment, beverages, games of chance, amusement rides and concessions by Main Event Amusements, Solvay, NY.  Optional "Super Saver" for the amusement rides: $20 for all rides, all day.  


6 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.: Four Dragons martial arts demonstration.


6 p.m. - 10 p.m.:  Bingo in the Pavilion.

7  p.m. - Live Entertainment with Shylock Foxx

11 p.m.:  Vendors and Amusements have the option to close.  The Beer & Wine Garden may continue to operate until midnight.  

SATURDAY, AUGUST 1, 2015

9 -9:30 a.m.- 4-person Bocce Tournament Registration. The Tony Tallarida Memorial Tournament, sponsored by Cargill Salt, begins 10:00 a.m. 

12 Noon-Midnight:  Opening of food, craft and gift marketplace, amusement rides and games, displays, games of chance. Optional "Super Saver" for the amusement rides: $20 for all rides, all day.


12 Noon:  Festival Parade   begins with marching bands, floats, bagpipes and more than 40  units. Special appearances by the Grand Marshal, and the Festival Prince and Princess.  Parade begins at 12th & Decatur St., goes north on Decatur St. to 4th Street, then  east on 4th St. to Clute Park.  The Parade announcer is stationed at Lafayette Park on 4th St.  Come and enjoy the best parade in the region.


1pm-8pm-L'Osteria is open.




4 p.m.:  Pasta Eating Contest at the Entertainment Stage. 


5 p.m. - 10 p.m.:  Bingo in the Pavilion.

7:30 p.m. - Live Entertainment with Always Under Construction

10:15 p.m.:  FIREWORKS OVER SENECA LAKE - Display by American Fireworks Company of Utica.  Widely known as the best show in the area, with a finale second to none.

Midnight:  Beer & Wine Garden Closes.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 2, 2015

12 Noon-6p.m.:  Opening of food, craft and gift marketplace, amusement rides and games, displays, games of chance. Optional "Super Saver" for the amusement rides: $15 for all rides from noon to 5 p.m.


12 Noon:  Competition at the Lakeside Community Skate Park.  Skateboarders, Bikers, and Roller Bladers are expected to compete for prizes and bragging rights.

12 Noon: Motorcycles begin to arrive for the Italian Festival Motorcycle Show sponsored by Lanes Yamaha.


12Noon: 1st Annual Battle of the Bands Competition


2 p.m.: Homemade Pasta Sauce Contest at the L'Osteria at the Community Center

12 Noon - Closing: Music all day at the Beer & Wine Garden.


12 Noon-5 p.m.: L'Osteria is open.


1 p.m. - 5 p.m.:  Bingo in the Pavilion.


6 p.m.:  Close of the 36th Annual Italian American Festival.

 

                                       Ciao ~ until next year!


PLEASE NOTE: Times, events and participants are tentative and subject to change.  Please visit this page in the future for confirmation and complete schedule. 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 10, 2018

1 p.m. - 11 p.m. -   Opening of food, craft and gift marketplace, displays, entertainment, beverages, games of chance, amusement rides and concessions by Main Event Amusements, Solvay, NY.  Optional "Super Saver" for the amusement rides: $20 for all rides, all day.  


4 p.m. - 7 p.m - Live Entertainment - RUSTED BUCKS BAND


5 p.m. - 10 p.m. -   Bingo in the Pavilion

8  p.m. - Live Entertainment - GUILTY PLEASURE


11 p.m.:  Vendors and Amusements have the option to close.  The Beer & Wine Garden may continue to operate until midnight.  

SATURDAY, AUGUST 11, 2018

12 Noon-Midnight -   Opening of food, craft and gift marketplace, amusement rides and games, displays, games of chance. Optional "Super Saver" for the amusement rides: $20 for all rides, all day.


12 Noon:  Festival Parade   begins with marching bands, floats, bagpipes and more than 40  units. Special appearances by the Grand Marshal (Tony Vickio), and the Festival Prince and Princess (Tate Diliberto and Arloween Loucks-Scuteri).  Parade begins at 12th & Decatur St., goes north on Decatur St. to 4th Street, then  east on 4th St. to Clute Park.  The Parade announcer is stationed at the end of the route by Clute Park.  Come and enjoy the best parade in the region.


3 p.m. - 10 p.m. -  Bingo in the Pavilion


3 p.m. - Pasta eating contest


4 p.m. - 7 p.m. - Live Entertainment - THE AMPERSAND PROJECT

7:30 p.m. - Live Entertainment  - RUST


10:15 p.m. - FIREWORKS OVER SENECA LAKE - Display by American Fireworks Company of Utica.  Widely known as the best show in the area, with a finale second to none. 

Midnight:  Beer & Wine Garden Closes. 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 12, 2018

12 Noon-6p.m.:  Opening of food, craft and gift marketplace, amusement rides and games, displays, games of chance. Optional "Super Saver" for the amusement rides: $20 for all rides from noon to 5 p.m.


12 Noon - Closing - Beer & Wine Garden. 


1 p.m. - 3 p.m. - Family Fun Area - Displays/Activities for the whole family.  Located by the Skate Park.


1 p.m. - 4 p.m. - Live Entertainment - SAM PALLET BAND


1 p.m. - 5 p.m. - Bingo in the Pavilion


3:00 p.m. - Judging to take place for 3rd Annual Kenny Larson Memorial Motorcycle Show.  Motorcycles located by the Entertainment Tent.


6 p.m. -  Close of the 39th Annual Italian American Festival.
 

                                       Ciao ~ until next year!

Watkins glen Italian American festival