Olde Time Italian Festival ~ September 30-October 1

 

 

Wildwood Italian Festival

The Wildwoods, NJ – September 13, 2011 – The Sons of Italy will bring back the feeling of the ‘Olde World’ with the 6th Annual Wildwood Olde Time Italian Festival on Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1 in Fox Park, located on Ocean Avenue between Burk and Montgomery Avenues across from the Wildwoods Convention Center. The FREE two-day festival celebrates the unique Italian culture with contests, crafts, rides and games for the little ones, authentic Italian cuisine and continuous live entertainment that is sure to please the entire family!

Take in the mouth-watering smells and tastes of an olde world Italian Market plus Italian made goods, crafts and merchandise. Vendors of all kinds will fill Fox Park, including those selling Italian food favorites including pastas, sausages, chicken cutlets, clams and spaghetti, tiramisu, cannolis and more. And if the delicious aroma of Italian cooking isn’t enough to draw you to the festival, then the extensive FREE live entertainment will.

The Olde Time Italian Festival will kick off on Friday at 5 p.m. with the Procession of Saints Mass. FREE live music will begin at 6 p.m. featuring Idea 71, The Accords, 45 RPM, Emil Stuccio, and The Classics.

The fun continues on Saturday at 11 a.m. with a live radio broadcast from FUN 106.7. The FREE live entertainment will feature Wayne & Jamie and The Aquanets, Idea 71, FM Band, Tre Bella, Tommy Mara and The Crest, and The Duprees. A ‘hands-free’ spaghetti eating contest will also take place starting at 5 p.m.

Whether you come for the food, shopping, FREE entertainment or if you just want to spend quality time with family and friends, the 6th Annual Wildwood Olde Time Italian Festival is guaranteed to bring back the nostalgia of gathering around Grandma’s kitchen table.

For additional information about this event please call 609-374-0016 or visit www.soiwildwoods.com.

For additional information about the Wildwoods, visit www.WildwoodsNJ.com or call 800-992-9732.