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Dates, Times & Prices

2020 Operating Hours Sunday, 6/7: 3-10:30PM Monday, 6/8-Friday, 6/12: 6-10:30PM Saturday, 6/13: 4-10:30PM Sunday, 6/14: 2-6PM   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 $50   Uber […]

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Festival Insert in the Delaware Valley Italian-American Herald

  Find out everything you need to know about this year’s Italian Festival in our full-color four-page insert in the Delaware Valley Italian-American Herald.  The Herald is a monthly publication of the Today Media family, publisher of Delaware Today.  The Herald is your source for all things Italian throughout the year: cultural events, Italian news and […]

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2020 Entertainment Schedule

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

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Diocese of Wilmington Diocesan-Wide Class Reunions

Italian Festival Diocesan-Wide Class Reunions! Join us during St. Anthony’s Italian Festival for a week long diocese wide class reunion! Enjoy catching up with your basketball court rivals from another school, relieve the beauty of your prom or catch up on old times and new family happenings! June 9th thru 16th at St. Anthony’s parish […]

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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 209: Family Fun Night On Our Midway Rides! Ride all of the rides (main Midway & Kiddie Land) all night on Monday, 6/10, from 6-10:30PM, for $30 […]

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The Expanded Bellini Bar…adjacent to the Best of Italy 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–next to the Bellni Bar–for a selection of hand-crafted gourmet Italian dishes, created […]

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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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Mosaic Workshop

        In celebration of the splendid mosaic mural which adorns the ceiling over  St. Anthonys altar, a Mosaic Workshop will be offered on Saturday June 15th from 4-6PM in the tent adjacent to Il Mercato. Stop by to create a tile, coaster, or garden stone from patterns inspired by the altarpiece (or […]

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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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2020 Advertising Opportunities Available

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

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St. Anthony’s Italian Festival 5K

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 (6/7) at 9AM. The race will start at 9th & Scott Streets and follow a scenic […]

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2021 Dates

2021 Festival dates will be announced by January 2021

Admission Info

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; 6/7) & for $15 on-site

Visa/MasterCard/Discover/Festival Gift Card accepted

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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