The North Wildwood Italian-American Festival celebrates its 25th anniversary in the Wildwoods with a weekend celebration of great food, family fun, and Italian-American heritage, on Friday, June 21 through Sunday, June 23.
Activities take place from 4-10 p.m. on Friday, June 21; 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. on Saturday, June 22; and 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 23 along Olde New Jersey Avenue in North Wildwood. A procession in honor of Saint Anthony will take place Friday at 6 p.m. and will feature special guest, Grand Marshall Joseph Montello better known as “Joey M.”
Additional festivities during the three-day event include FREE live Italian music, street vendors displaying Italian merchandise, food vendors offering a variety of Italian and non-Italian food and treats, meatball relay races, the iconic signing of the olive tree, grape stomping, Little Miss Italy Pageant, and more.
The North Wildwood Italian-American Festival is FREE to attend and is sponsored by Knights of Columbus #2572. The Knights of Columbus is a non-profit organization, and proceeds from the festival benefit Catholic education and various other local charities.
For additional information, please call (609) 408-5793. For additional information about the Wildwoods, visit www.WildwoodsNJ.com or call (800) 992-9732.