Cultural Activities & Shared Cultural Tent
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Cultural Activities & Shared Cultural Tent


Stop by the tent near Il Mercato & around our grounds for a variety of Italian cultural info.  Planned guests include:


Italian Dancers from Glassboro (NJ) High School: A talented group of student dancers will be joining us on Sunday, 6/10, at 6PM in front of the church, & on Monday, 6/11,  at 7PM at the Cafe Antonian stage.  Enjoy their captivating & authentic Italian dance routines, & join the fun as they will be inviting our patrons to join them, & will be teaching some basic dance moves!

La Mia Piazza Italian Summer Camp For Children:  Although campers are not able to appear this year, please be sure to learn more about the camp by visiting the camp’s Facebook page or website La Mia Piazza-Italian Summer Language Camp For Children.

Sister Cities Wilmington: Stop by on Wed; 6/13, & Sat; 6/16, to learn more about Wilmington’s Italian Sister City, Olevano sul Tusciano, & how you can be part of fostering this strong relationship between the two communities in partnership with Sister Cities Wilmington. [at Shared Cultural Tent]

Italian-American Dual Citizenship: Stop by on Sat; 6/16, & learn more about the process to obtain dual Italian (& American) citizenship–the qualifications and steps needed to accomplish this–from noted experts from ITACA, Inc., which encourages one to “return to your roots to experience your future”!


Italian Photography: Captivating photos of the stunning Italian landscape by Ferante Fotography available for sale.  NEW: View these photos in the tent opposite Il Mercato!

Delaware Valley Italian-American Herald/Radio Italian Style-Newsradio 1450 WILM: Learn more about these exciting new media outlets for Italian/Italian-American Culture in the Delaware Valley. [at Information Booth]

Author Nick Cerchio, owner of Wilmington-based Cedar Tree Books, will be on-site featuring Vince Watchorn’s new book A Meal in One, Wilmington & the Submarine Sandwich–the history and lore of the famous local Italian favorite, the “Delaware sub” sandwich!  Did you know?:  the author highlights that the Oxford English Dictionary traces the origin of the term “submarine sandwich” to its first-known printed usage—a 1940 Wilmington, Delaware phone book, advertising an “Italian Food Specialty.”  Some local history!



2019 Dates & Times [subject to change]

Sunday, 6/9: 3-10:30PM
Monday-Friday, 6/10-6/14: 6-10:30PM
Saturday, 6/15: 4-10:30PM
Sunday, 6/16: 2-8:30PM

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; 6/8) & for $15 on-site

Visa/MasterCard/Discover/Festival Gift Card accepted

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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