Watkins Glen Italian-American Festival

http://www.watkinsglenitalianamericanfestival.org/
Open Date:

Fri, Aug 11, 2017

Close Date:

Sun, Aug 13, 2017

 
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Description:

Since 1980. The event will include about 40 crafters and 20 food concessions; amusement rides and concessions. The festival was founded by a small group of Italian Americans residing in Watkins Glen to honor the Feast of the Assumption, which occurs each August. To celebrate, a procession of men carried the Virgin Mary on their shoulders through the streets of the village,  ending in Lafayette Park. Over the years, the celebration grew and the location had to be changed to Clute Park. It is now  a three day event that attracts more than 50,000 visitors.

Location:

155 South Clute Park Drive

Watkins Glen, NY

14891
Additional Features:
Commercial Vendors, Crafts, Designated Parking, Entertainment Children's, Food, Handicapped Access, Midway Rides, Music
Ethnic Audience:
Italian
Hours:
Check website for schedule
Admission:
Free, charge for some activities including rides
Attendance:
50,000+
Phone Number:
(607) 266-8394
Alt. Phone Number:
(800) 607-4552
This info may change due to circumstances,
please verify details before venturing out.
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