The Blauvelt Sons of Italy's festive celebration of all things Italian features plenty of Italian food and live entertainment, midway rides for all ages, carnival games, a nightly casino, favorite fair food and dozens of merchandise vendors.
There's something for every appetite, including brick-oven pizza made on site, pasta, meatballs, sausage and peppers, seafood specialties, barbecue, zeppole, cannoli, gelato, Italian ices, cappuccino, wine and beer.
Entertainment includes world-renowned tenor Alfio, Italian opera singer Anna Veleva, Italian tenor Anthony Tolve, country music artist Lauren Mascitti and Sinatra standards singer Steven Maglio.
Festival admission is $5 and free for children under 12. There is no charge for parking.
Unlimited ride wristbands (for riders 36 inches and taller) are $25 on Thursday and $30 on Sunday. Ride tickets are $1.50 each, $25 for 20 tickets, or $50 for 50 tickets plus 1 free ride. Rides take 2 or more tickets each.
Festival hours are 5-11 pm Thursday, 5 pm - midnight Friday, noon - midnight Saturday, and noon - 9 pm Sunday.
For more information, call 866-666-3247 or visit Italian Feast & Carnival.
Money raised at the festival benefits Rockland County through the various causes Blauvelt Sons of Italy, Rockland Lodge 2176 supports and the scholarships it awards to area students.