From traditional favorites, to contemporary hits, Festa 2014 is the place to be for Italian music and entertainment. This summer, the lakefront will play host to a full line-up of Italian performers including Patrizio Buanne, Moreno Fruzzetti, Franco Corso, Tre Bella, Vince Chiarelli, Natalie Pinto, comedian Stephen Sorrentino, Tony Spavone, Russo Brothers, Dick Contino and Festa favorite The Bronx Wanderers! Also, rock out to one of the country’s top Bruce Springsteen acts, Bella Cain, and Matt Macis and Hannah Timm.
Aside from actually eating in Italy, Festa Italiana is the next best thing. So grab a plate and make like an Italian with classic Festa favorites such as rice balls, Italian sausage sandwiches, fried eggplant strips, calamari, Panini, pasta & cannoli…is your mouth watering yet? With nearly 40 food vendors to choose from, your stomach is guaranteed to leave happy. Looking for some new recipes? Cucina Showcase is back featuring local & celebrity chefs to demonstrate their favorite Italian dishes. And, don’t forget the vino – experience our wine tastings featuring some of the most famous & sought-after wines.