It's that time again! Come join us for the 2017 Festa Italian/Houston Italian Festival at the University of St. Thomas!
This year's festival features:
— Live Music and Performances by DJ Italia, the Fab 5, the Houston International Dancing group, the Tarantellas Italian Folk dance group, and the nation's top Italian tenor Aaron Caruso
— Wine and beer tastings
— Film screenings
— Cooking classes for children
— Italian language classes
— Carranza puppet shows
— Interactive sidewalk art produced live by artist Carol Wells
— Pasta eating contests, grape stomps, and a bocce ball tournament
— Friday: Spaghetti Western Night featuring film screenings of The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly and Once Upon a Time in the West and live music from Last Chance (wear a cowboy hat and recieve a $2 discount for on-site gate admission!)
— Sunday: Classic Car Show
...and so much more!
Proceeds from the Houston Italian Festival support the ICCC, the Italian language school, scholarships and many cultural events presented for the public each year.
For more information, visit houstonitalianfestival.com.
What: 39th Houston Italian Festival – Festa Italiana
Where: The grounds of the University of St. Thomas (3800 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006)
When: October 12 – 15, 2017: Thursday, October 12: 5pm — 10pm; Friday, October 13: 11am — 10pm; Saturday, October 14: 11am — 10pm; Sunday, October 15: 11am — 6pm
For a detailed schedule, visit houstonitalianfestival.com
Admission is free Thursday all day and Friday until 4:00 pm (after 4:00 pm Friday, admission is $8 for adults and free for children under 12). Discounted admission tickets are available online for $6. Reservations for festival activities, advance online tickets, and food and beverage packages can be bought online.