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LITTLE ITALY FEST-WEST

August 24-27 2017


The smell of garlic and the sounds of Sinatra, Prima and Valli will once again fill the air of Centennial Park (Lake Street at Rohlwing  Road) as the Annual Little Italy Fest-West returns to Addison.  This celebration of Italian culture combines authentic Italian food specialties with unique, top-line entertainment and has become the number one Italian festival in the Chicago area. Approximately 20,000 festival goers each year enjoy beautiful European décor, delicious Italian foods , and top-notch entertainment provided by famous Italian American singers and performers from around the nation. The western suburbs of Chicago are thrilled with its return. 

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25Aug

Sal “The Voice” Valentinetti at Little Italy Fest-West Addison!

Friday,
26Aug

The Bronx Wanderers at Little Italy Fest-West Addison!

Saturday,
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THURSDAY, AUGUST 24

5:00 Rosie & the Rivets Vintage Rock 'N Roll Variety Show
7:15 The Old Neighborhood Comedy of Pat Capuzzi
815 "The Birth of Rock'N Roll" with Everett Dean & The Lonesome Hearts and THE JERSEY GIRLS

FRIDAY, AUGUST 25

5:00 Vince Amore
6:30 Elio Scaccio…East Coast top-Tenor
7:45 Tony Ocean Band with Anthony Cassano and a special 100th Birthday Salute to Dean Martin
9:10 Young Sinatra Contest
9:30 America's Got Talent Superstar! Sal "The Voice" Valentinetti with a visit by "Cuz" Tommie

SATURDAY, AUGUST 26

Noon Johnny D's Rock 'N Roll Show
1:45 Jack Miuccio
3:15 Johnny Maggio
4:15 The incredible Sheri Winkelmann as Connie Francis
5:15 The Chicago Rat Pack's Jack D'Amico
6:10 Addison Fire vs Addison Police Grape Stomp
6:40 Elio Scaccio…East Coast top-Tenor
7:30-8:15 Tony Spavone and "a Salute to Italian American War Veterans"
8:30-11:00 Bronx Wanderers-Their ONLY show outside of Vegas this year!

SUNDAY, AUGUST 27

Noon Mass remembering our loved ones
1:00 Joe Martino from Italy with love
2:30 Salute to Dick Contino starring Lenny Lito with Dick's actual accordion
3:30 Salute to Verdi & Puccini with The Other Three Tenors
4:15 The Crazy Comedy of Vito Zatto
5:15 Diva Montell...Talent, Beauty and Elegance
6:15 THE JERSEY GIRLS
7:30-9:00 Nick Pontarelli Band with special guest Tony Ocean

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Oakley Ave. - Festa Pasta Vino

Fathers Day Weekend • June 16-18 2017


This annual celebration of Italian culture located in the classic “The Heart of Chicago” generations–old Italian neighborhood draws approximately 25,000 attendees annually. The event features three stages of headline entertainment, great Italian wines, authentic Italian food specialties from the incredible restaurants located in that “Little Tuscany” area, Venetian-costumed performers, statues that line the street and a Florentine market filled with finely crafted Italian merchandise has added to what has become a Father’s Day weekend tradition for many families. The festival is traditionally held Father’s Day weekend. Parking: There is ample street parking available on Western ave. and on Blue Island ave. A pay lot is available at Oakley and Blue Island (26th St.)

THANKS FOR ANOTHER GREAT YEAR ON OAKLEY AVE!

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