Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Festival Italia set for August 22 and August 23 in Wakefield

(WAKEFIELD, MA, July 30, 2014) Festival Italia, a two-day community-wide event, will be held on Friday evening August 22 and Saturday afternoon August 23, 2014. 

Friday, August 22nd 6:00 pm at the Sheraton Colonial North Hotel located on Audubon Road in Wakefield: You will experience an evening of fine cuisine provided by top area restaurants along with a cash bar, dessert table, music, dancing, raffles and a door prize.  This is 21+ event, and tickets can be purchased at the Wakefield Daily Item (Mon – Fri) and Smith’s Drug (Mon – Sat).  This event was sold out last year.

Saturday August 23rd 2:00-8:00 pm in downtown Wakefield (portions of Main St. and Albion St. will be closed to traffic):  Downtown Wakefield will become Little Italy.  The Event Planning Committee (EPC), organizers of this annual event, promises the vibe of an authentic Italian neighborhood street festival without having to leave Wakefield.  There will be food from local eateries, street vendors, entertainment, four live bands, beer garden, wine vineyard, meatball contest, shopping, and a host of children’s activities. 
Go to to view updates on the event. 

Wakefield Festival Italia