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Event Series Event Series: 21st Annual Feast of Little Italy

21st Annual Feast of Little Italy

November 5, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

The Feast of Little Italy returns to Abacoa in Jupiter for a three-day festival November 4-6, 2022. The cultural festival is known for the Italian ambiance, national Italian American entertainers, and authentic food will be offering free admission and this year’s theme is celebrating Italian American Heritage and Culture.
Festival hours throughout the weekend, are 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Saturday; and 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Sunday. Parking is Free.
Now in its 21st year, the ‘Feast of Little Italy’, the largest Italian festival in Florida promises a weekend filled with entertainment, food, and fun, served up Italian-style! The festival has expanded and with more vendors than ever before, it will continue to be the largest Italian festival in the state. Each year, the ‘Feast of Little Italy’ draws three generations of families with a promise to offer something special for everyone to enjoy and remember as they create memorable moments together that last a lifetime.
“We invite families, friends, and our surrounding neighbors to join us as we share in the passion and love of our culture and are so grateful that we get to come together,” said Jerry Somma, Co-Founder, and Producer of the festival.
Experience national and local chefs that come out to the Feast of Little Italy and demonstrate how to cook specialty Italian dishes. This year, The La Cucina Galbani® Cooking stage will feature nationally known chefs like most notable, Galbani Celebrity Chef Marco Sciortino from the hit TV show “Come Dine with Me,” and local favorites Erik Pettersen from Evo, and Anthony Acampa from “Fats Where the Flavors At”, and Nina Tomasik from Nina’s Fresh Bakery, Chef Thomas from Tavern Pi, and new this year Elena Alfano with her Pasta by Pollio will all be creating special Italian dishes right before your eyes! Do not miss a taste of the free Voga Wine seminars throughout the weekend by wine connoisseur, Anthony Acampa.
Cheers! Salute! Come toast to your Italian American heritage with a beer, prosecco, spritz, or cocktail. The Peroni Bar, Aperol Spritz Piazza, or Voga Proseco Lounge will be the places to be seen.
Spoil yourself and the entire family and relax in your own Private VIP Villa located near the stage for your enjoyment including a large table, eight seats, complimentary Aperol Spritz for each guest in your villa, and waiter/waitress service or enjoy reserved stage pod seating with four chairs, table and including waiter/waitress service. Reservations are available at Eventbrite.com.
For the entire family, there will be festival rides and carnival games for all ages. Little Smiles will be on site with fun kids’ activities.
The Feast is pleased to announce the return of its fabulous Master of Ceremonies – Virginia Sinicki, an on-air personality from the KVJ show on 97.9 WRMF.
The party kicks off on the Beachside Golf Cars stage Friday night with Tre Bella performing Italian classics followed by a tribute to the material girl, Madonna featuring Blonde Ambition performing decades of pop hits for all ages and music spinning by DJ Michael.
Saturday Night will explode with tradition Italian American music featuring Austin Giorgio known for TV fame from NBC’s The Voice. His smooth sounds will seduce the audience with popular songs made famous by Sinatra, Dean Martin, and other classics. The headliners will have you on your feet dancing and singing Oh’ What a Night! with the sounds and hits by Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons featuring the Atlantic City Boys. Performing “Sherry,” “Walk Like A Man,” “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You,” and many more.
Sunday come to enjoy the best of opera followed by Marc Turo with a big band performing lyrics of the legends then the smooth sounds of “The Voice of Romance” Franco Corso performing Italian classics from Andrea Boccelli, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and many more!
The Food – Now that’s Italian!
With every step you take in Abacoa, visitors will find food vendors serving up authentic Italian dishes-from fresh pasta, pizza in brick ovens, sausage and peppers, and fried ravioli. Then, enjoy a not-to-be-missed Italian dessert with homemade zeppoles with powdered sugar, sfogliatella, and cannoli. Josephs Classic Market will be on site for all to enjoy many of their specialty items. If Italian food is what you crave, then the Feast is the place to be.
About Little Smiles – The Feast of Little Italy’s official Charity:
The Feast is committed each year to support Little Smiles and the Little Smiles toy drive kicking off at the festival. The nonprofit organization works tirelessly to bring smiles to the faces of children by giving kids the chance to be kids during difficult times. The nonprofit provides gifts and fun activities to children impacted by serious illness, homelessness, or tragedy. To learn more visit, 

About the Feast of Little Italy:      
It began 21 years ago with a dream and a vision to create an experience rich in Italian culture to share. With family tradition and values at the core of its mission, the Feast continues to serve as the signature event that brings together generations in a celebration of marked contributions by great Italians. Through food, music, art, and history, over the three-day-festival, we remain steadfast in encouraging the importance of bringing together the community, rooted in the importance of family. We remain dedicated to staying mindful of the hardships that our ancestors endured in migration to this great country and proud of our Italian American heritage.


November 5, 2022
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Downtown Abacoa
1200 Town center dr
Jupiter, FL United States
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