The Best Italian Festivals and Events in New Jersey
Your Guide To The Best Italian Festivals and Events in New Jersey. They Feature Italian Festivals With an Emphasis on Promoting Italian Culture and Family Unity.
Italian Festivals typically run for three to four days around a summer weekend and in addition to promoting the Italian culture and family unity, they raise money to support many worthwhile charitable causes.
Italian festivals or feasts are usually organized by either a Catholic church with a large Catholic following or an Italian community service organization with an interest in promoting their culture and providing knowledge and stories for future generations to benefit from.
Note: Sometimes conditions require cancellations or changes of dates, times and location which are not reflected in the original schedule. Before planning a trip to visit one of the listed events, it is suggested that you call the event sponsor to confirm the event schedule or for additional information on the event
Stay tuned --- we will be updating this list as the event sponsors confirm this year's events.
September 2022 Italian Festivals and Events
An Olde Time Italian Festival
Friday, Saturday, September 30th & October 1, 2022; Friday: 5 p.m. - 10pm, Saturday: noon to 10pm.
Fox Park at Ocean Avenue
between Burk and Montgomery Avenues
For more info call 609.729.7499
Admission to the festival is FREE!
Celebrate Italian culture and heritage at Fox Park on Ocean Avenue between Burk and Montgomery Avenues in Wildwood on Friday from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m. and on Saturday from noon until 11 p.m. for the 16th Annual Olde Time Italian Festival. Come experience an 'Olde World' family festival including a Procession of the Saints, delicious Italian food favorites, merchandise vendors, games, and continuous FREE live entertainment. A spaghetti eating contest will take place as well. Friday night live entertainment features Vito Picone & The Elegants ("Little Star") and Saturday night entertainment features Tommy C., The Voice of Tribute, as well as Lou Christie.
October 2022 Italian Festivals and Events
Italian American Festival & Car Show
Saturday, October 1st, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cooper River Park
5300 North Park Drive
This event features
Italian Cars, Italian Food, Local Wine Tasting and Craft Beer Garden, Musical Acts and Entertainment, and Activities for Kids For more information and Car Registration, visit sonsofitalynj.org
Clark Unico's Annual Italian-American Feast
October 6, 7, 8, 9, 2022 6:00 pm to 2 9:00 pm
430 Westfield Ave
This annual event features a
great selection of food, beer, wine, live bands, and entertainment each night, novelty vendors, games, rides, raffles, and much more.
Ocean County Columbus Day Parade & Italian Street Festival
October 7th, 8th, 9th, 2022
On Grant Ave
Seaside Heights, N.J
Celebrating the Annual Columbus Day Parade and Italian
Heritage Festival. A fun filled weekend of food, friends, and Italian Culture.
The Parade will be held on Sunday at 1 pm, on the Boulevard from J Street to Sampson Avenue.
Feast of Saint Gerard Maiella
October 14, 15 & 16, 2022
St. Lucy's Church
118 7th Avenue
This event features great Italian food, live entertainment and a procession. During each of the three days of the festival the life-sized likeness of the saint is removed from the chapel and first brought by the side alter. Displayed at the side alter is a photo board that the many faithful of the parish create each year as a testament to the successful but difficult births attributed to the intercession of St. Gerard who is the patron saint of expectant mothers.
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