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40th Annual Houston Italian Festival

Thursday, October 11, 2018 | 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm

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An event every 1 week(s) on Friday and Saturday that begins at 2018-10-11 11:00 am and lasts 0 day(s) and 11 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2018-10-12 4:00,
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The Italian Cultural and Community Center of Houston presents the 40th annual Italian Festival, a four-day weekend celebration of Italian of food, culture, music, and dancing.

The 2018 event’s theme will be “One Community, Many Cultures” and will include live music and performances by the Fab 5, the Houston International Dancing group, the Tarantellas Italian Folk dance group, and the nation’s top Italian tenor Aaron Caruso.

You can also expect wine and beer tastings, film screenings, kids’ cooking classes, Italian language classes, Carranza puppet shows, interactive sidewalk art created live by artist Carol Wells, pasta eating contests, grape stomps, and a bocce ball tournament.

There will be a classic car show on Sunday, October 14.


Admission is free Thursday all day and Friday until 4pm. After 4pm on Friday admission is $8 for adults and free for children 12 and under for the rest of the weekend.

Discounted admission tickets are available online for $6. Click here for more information or to order tickets.

Photo courtesy of Houston Italian Festival

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Thursday, October 11, 2018
5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
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University of St. Thomas
3800 Montrose Boulevard
Houston, TX 77006 United States
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