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Olde Time Italian Festival 2015

A heaping helping of Olde World Italy will be served with amore and plenty of white, red and green during the 11th Annual Olde Time Italian Festival, taking place on Saturday October 24th

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.

Statue-hi-resThe FREE two-day festival celebrates Italian culture and heritage with Italian crafts, authentic Italian cuisine, games for the little ones, contests and continuous FREE live entertainment. Take in the mouth-watering smells and tastes of an Olde World Italian Market plus Italian made goods, crafts and merchandise as vendors of all kinds fill Fox Park, including those selling Italian food favorites including pastas, sausages, chicken cutlets, clams & spaghetti, tiramisu, cannolis and more.

The Olde Time Italian Festival kicks off on Friday, October 2 at 5 p.m. with the Procession of Saints Mass followed by spectacular live entertainment at 6 p.m. with Fulvio; a special award presentation to musical icon Bobby Rydell at 7 p.m.; Tom Pisi tribute to Louis Primo and Keely Smith at 8 p.m.; and Purple Reign along with special guest Larry DiCarlo of Steam at 9 p.m.

Saturday’s festivities will include live performances with Sweet Millicent at noon; Bittersweet and Kenny Jeremiah at 2 p.m.; a spaghetti eating contest at 4 p.m.; Just In Time at 4:30 p.m.; a tribute to Martin & Lewis, starring Mike Averone and Johnny Bones at 6:30 p.m.; Tre Bella at 8 p.m.; and Jimmy Beaumont and The Skyliners at 10 p.m.

For additional information about the Olde Time Italian Festival call 609-231-8448 or visit www.SonsOfItalyWildwood.org.

 

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We hope to see you at the event. If you do run into us, take a photo with us an upload it online 🙂