Being half Italian, this is something I can get behind. According to, tomorrow is the first day of the three day festival. All three days will be filled with tasty Italian dishes, exhibits, live performances, bocce ball tournaments and much more. The event will be held at Boylan High School. If you love carnival rides then you're in luck as this year there will be quite a few rides.

When it comes to admission prices, single day passes are only $5 bucks. Two day passes will set you back $7 bucks. If you're looking to load up the family and head out there, they also have family packs available for $40 bucks. That will get you 4 single admission tickets, 2 wristbands for carnival rides and $20 bucks in food and drink tickets.

Friday the festival we be going on from 5pm to 11pm. Saturday it will be going on from noon to 11pm. The final day will run from noon to 7pm. If you're looking for great family fun that won't break the bank, this is right up your alley. here is a Link for the entertainment schedule if you're interested. Behold, the power of tasty Italian food!

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