Friday - Sunday, June 1-3, 2012
Festa Italia 2012 - A three-day fun-filled Italian festival at the McKee Farms Park, 2900 Chapel Valley Rd, Fitchburg, WI 53711. Festivities start Friday evening and conclude Sunday evening. Events and activities include singing, dancing, bocce ball, pasta eating contest, etc. View festaitaliamadison.com/events (exit WisItalia) to see the schedule of events or view the pdf version of the schedule (pdf).
Festa Italia Website:
www.festaitaliamadison.com (exit WisItalia)
Thursday - Sunday, June 14 - 16, 2012
All Things Italian Street Festival - Two wonderful coinciding events in June in Fairfield, Iowa. They are worth the trip!
Thursday-Saturday June 14 -16th The Italian Master Series: Folk Music and Dance, brings together the largest number of master Italian bagpipers (zampognari) in one place in the U.S! Starts with Thursday and Friday night presentations and a full slate of fascinating presentations all day Saturday June 16th.
Saturday June 16th, 5pm -10pm The Fairfield, Iowa, Town Square turns into an Italian Piazza for one night with authentic Italian food, music, dancing, art and activities. Saturday, June 16th from 5 - 10 p.m. Madonnari street chalk art, over 1600 fresh-filled cannoli. A "must-see event."
All Things Italian Street Festival Website:
www.festivaliniowa.com (exit WisItalia)
www.facebook.com/allthingsitalianfestival (exit WisItalia)
Thursday - Sunday, July 19-22, 2012
Festa Italiana 2012 - A four-day Italian festival at the Summerfest grounds on Milwaukee's lakefront, WI. Festival hours are July 19-22, 2012, Thursday: 2:00 p.m. until midnight, Friday thru Sunday: 11:30 a.m. until midnight. The featured region will be Puglia (or Apulia) See italyworldclub.com/puglia (exit WisItalia).
Festa Italiana Website:
www.festaitaliana.com (exit WisItalia)
www.facebook.com/festaitalianamilwaukee (exit WisItalia)
Friday - Sunday, July 27-29, 2012
Roma Lodge Italian Festival - A three-day Italian festival at the Lake Front Festival Park, Racine, WI. Festivities start Friday and conclude Sunday. Featuring entertainment, great Italian food, fireworks, Catholic Mass, games for children, and the Big spaghetti eating contest!
Roma Lodge Italian Festival Website:
members.romalodge.com/italian_festival.html (exit WisItalia)
Friday - Sunday, August 3-5, 2012
Festa Italiana - Rockford, Illinois 2012 - A three-day Italian festival at the Boylan High School Grounds. Festivities start Friday evening at 5:00pm and conclude Sunday at 8:30pm. Experience great food and entertainment. For the entertainment schedule, see www.griaa.com/schedule.php (exit WisItalia).
Rockford Festa Italiana Website:
www.griaa.com/festa.php (exit WisItalia)
Saturday, August 18, 2012
Iron Mountain Italian Fest - 6th Annual Iron Mountain Italian Fest. 12 noon - 11pm. Downtown Iron Mountain. Iron Mountain Street/East "A" Street Parking Lot. All proceeds from the festival will go to the Iron Mountain Main Street Program in order to serve their mission of economic development and historic preservation through community participation. Admission is $5.00. All tickets may be purchased the day of the festival. Live Music All Day! Inflatable rides and Bounce House for the children! Bocce ball! Face painting! Chalk Drawing! Childrens games by Cornerstone Church! Italian Market! Grape Stomers, Pizza Dough Throwers, Sixth Annual Italan Fest Idol.
www.ironmountaindowntown.com/?italianfest (exit WisItalia)