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Dates & Times & Prices

2019 Operating Hours [subject to change] Sunday, 6/9: 2-10:30PM Monday, 6/10-Friday, 6/14: 5:30-10:30PM Saturday, 6/15: 4-10:30PM Sunday, 6/16: 2-8:30PM   Admission Prices: Ages 14-61: $5/day Under age 14: FREE (when accompanied by parent or guardian 18 or older) Over age 61: FREE   Midway Ride Ticket Pricing 2 for $3 24 for $25 54 for […]

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Festival Insert in the Delaware Valley Italian-American Herald

The 2015 edition will be available in late May. View or download a copy of the 2014 insert on the website.

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2018 Entertainment Schedule

Check out the great Italian Festival entertainment schedule for your favorite bands & performers.

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Our Great Midway by Majestic Midways–Family Night Offer Is Back!

Be sure to check out the huge Midway and “Kiddie Land” with the best rides and games for the whole family, produced by Majestic Midways   RETURNING FOR 2018: Family Fun Night On Our Midway Rides! Ride all of the rides (main Midway & Kiddie Land) all night on Monday, 6/11, from 5:30-10:30PM, for $30 […]

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Sfilata dei Fiori–The Festival’s Newest Tradition Continues!

  RETURNING THIS YEAR: In partnership with the ARIANNA alliance the Festival is proud to serve as the first venue in the United States to bring a beautiful Italian tradition, inspired by the Festa dei Banderesi Sfilata held annually in Bucchianico, Abruzzo.  Women of the community, dressed in traditional garb, proudly process through the community balancing lush, […]

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The Bellini Bar Returns…now adjacent to Sicilian Cafe by Chef Giuseppe Furio

A favorite returns! The Bellini Bar is back! With a renewed menu and a dedicated team of experienced craft cocktail creators, the Bellini Bar continues to be a “place to meet” at the Festival.  Be sure to also visit visit renowned chef Giuseppe Furio’s Sicilian Cafe–next to the Bellni Bar–for a selection of hand-crafted gourmet Italian […]

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Revitalized Scott Street Vendor & Food Court

Be sure to experience the new Scott Street–complete with tented seating areas & a new setup with exciting, Italian-themed vendors.

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CHURCH LIGHTING ATTRACTION: St. Anthony’s Lights Up The Night!

(NOTE: Concept image only) In partnership with LightAction, the iconic St. Anthony of Padua Church building–a Delaware and national historic landmark–will again be lit in brilliant, high-definition lighting.  The entire church building will light up the night sky & will be the newest “jewel” in Wilmington’s skyline for the week of the Festival.  In addition, look […]

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DBS, Inc., Our POS (Point Of Sale) Partner

The Italian Festival is proud to partner with DBS, Inc., the region’s premier Point of Sale (POS) provider, to offer quick, convenient, and secure payment options for our guests–including credit cards and Festival gift cards.  Be sure to check out more on DBS at their website.   NEW FOR 2017: We will implement technology to […]

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Follow us on Twitter!

  The latest Festival (& St. Anthony of Padua Parish) info is available on the parish Twitter feed: @StAnthonysWilm or click here.    

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2018 Advertising Opportunities Available

Looking for a reasonably priced opportunity to promote your business to a huge audience?

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St. Anthony’s 5K Run

The Italian Festival continues our seasoned run, and we will again kick off this year’s Festival with the ever popular St. Anthony’s 5K, a fixture on the local road race circuit, the race will kick off the opening Sunday (6/10) at 9AM. The race will start at 9th & Scott Streets and follow a scenic […]

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2019 Dates & Times [subject to change]

Sunday, 6/9: 2-10:30PM
Monday-Friday, 6/10-6/14: 5:30-10:30PM
Saturday, 6/15: 4-10:30PM
Sunday, 6/16: 2-8:30PM

2018 Admission Pricing

Admission Pricing:
Ages 14-61: $5/day
Under age 14: FREE (when accompanied by parent/guardian 18 or older)
Over age 61: FREE

8-Day Passes: Available for $12 pre-Festival (at parish office through Friday; 6/8) & for $15 on-site

Visa/MasterCard/Discover/Festival Gift Card accepted

2018 Midway Ride Pricing

2018 Midway Ride Pricing

Advance Ride Tickets
25 tickets for $20

On-Site Pricing
2 tickets for $3
24 tickets for $25
54 tickets for $50

Cash/Visa/MC/Discover/Festival Gift Card accepted

Pet Policy

Only certified & identified assistance or guide animals are permitted on the Festival grounds.  Thank you for your cooperation.

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