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Akron's Italian–American Festival!



The Council of Italian–American Societies of Summit County and the City of Akron are excited to announce the return of the Summit County Italian–American Festival!

When: Thursday, August 3rd – Saturday, August 5th

Location: Due to Lock 3 renovations, the 2023 festival will take place on Bowery Street and Cascade Plaza

Schedule of events: (will be updated as more details/activities are finalized. Times and entertainment subject to change)

Thursday, August 3rd: 11:00 am to 1:00pm: Avanti Italian Band at Cascade Plaza 7:00pm: Flag Ceremony followed by China Grove- Doobie Brothers Tribute Band at the Main Stage on Bowery St.

Friday, August, 4, 2023: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm: Avanti Italian Band at Cascade Plaza 7:00pm: Kerosene; followed by Abba Mania at the Main Stage on Bowery St.

Saturday, August 5, 2023: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm: Avanti Italian Band at Cascade Plaza 4:00pm: Catholic Mass at Cascade Plaza 7:00pm: Long Time Gone Music of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young; followed by Lights Out, the Frankie Valli Tribute Band at the Main Stage on Bowery St.

….and of course, the BEST fireworks show in town!

We can’t wait to see you there!

The Reporter Newspaper
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