Join us the 26th Annual Italian Festival! Sunday, September 16, 2018 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. South Campus Outdoors, Rain or Shine!
Celebrating Italy Sunday, September 16, Rain or Shine
Celebrate Italy’s cultural and culinary influence on America at one of the largest and most beautiful outdoor festivals on Long Island when Hofstra University hosts the 26th Annual Italian Experience on Sunday, September 16, 2018, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The festival will take place outdoors, rain or shine, on the South Campus.
The Italian Experience Festival is a popular tradition that features a full itinerary of crafts, live entertainment, children’s activities and food.
New this year to the festival’s entertainment lineup are singer and actress Francesca Capetta; Mickela Mallozzi from the Emmy Award-winning program Bare Feet; and Italian singer and actor Ciro Acampora.
Returning entertainment includes festival emcee Cav. Josephine A. Maietta, president, AIAE, and radio host of Sabato Italiano on WRHU-88.7 FM; Sons of Italy Square featuring a display of regional folk costumes; and the Long Island Mandolin and Guitar Orchestra.
Festival admission is $6; $5 for senior citizens; children under 12 are admitted free. Hofstra students, faculty, and staff are admitted free upon presentation of a current Hofstra Card.