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 11, 2017

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.  


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

8  p.m. - Live Entertainment - Devon Franks


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

SATURDAY, AUGUST 12, 2017

9 -9:30 a.m.- 4-person Bocce Tournament Registration. The Tony Tallarida Memorial Tournament, 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 the end of the route by Clute Park.  Come and enjoy the best parade in the region.


1 p.m. - Submissions due for wine making competition with judging at 2 p.m.


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


4p.m. - Pasta eating contest

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 13, 2017

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. - Submissions due for sauce making competition with judging at 2 p.m.


1 p.m. - 4 p.m. - Live Entertainment - Rusted Bucks Band


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


3:30 p.m. - Judging to take place for 2nd Annual Kenny Larson Memorial Motorcycle Show held in conjunction with the Spirit of Schuyler Motorcycle ride.


6 p.m.:  Close of the 38th Annual Italian American Festival.



 

                                       Ciao ~ until next year!

Watkins glen Italian American festival


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!