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  • I’m coming from afar. Where can I park and find lodging?
    Near, far, wherever you are, we’re so glad you’re coming to visit us for the fest. Visit our info page to get all the information on nearby parking and hotels.
  • Can I bring a cooler into the fest?
    The Little Italy Festival does not allow guests to bring coolers with outside alcoholic beverages into the festival. We encourage attendees to go to the or Wine Garden during the fest! Learn more about what's on tap in the gardens during the fest at the link below:
  • Is there an admission fee to get into the fest?
    All of our Main Stage entertainment at the festival grounds on Water Street are FREE of charge! The Wine Garden has a cover charge for evening bands; please refer to that page of the website for more details. You're gonna want to make sure you have money for tasty food from our vendors, must-have items in our Market at the Depot, souvenirs at the Wine Museum & Gift Shop, and tokens for delicious Italian food and drink in our Mercato & Wine Garden! Some locations are able to accept credit/debit; All locations accept cash!
  • Can I bring strollers to the fest?
    Of course; we are a family festival.
  • What happens if it starts raining?
    A little rain never hurt anybody! Rain or shine, the fest will continue on. The only way the fest will close will be due to a National Weather Service announcement. It is up to the discretion of the vendors if they would like to continue service should the weather not cooperate with our polka party.
  • What time does the fest start?
    The 57th Annual Little Italy Festival® will take place September 1, 2, 3, & 4, 2023! The festival hours are 5PM-11pm Friday September 1st, 11am-11pm Saturday & Sunday, 11am-10pm Monday September 4th. BUT...the celebration goes on after midnight with live music in our Wine Garden!
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