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34th Festa Italiana
Thursday, October 11, 2012 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Houston Italian Festival
October 11 - 14
University of St. Thomas Campus
Oct. 11*, 5 - 10 p.m.
Oct. 12* - 13, 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Oct. 14, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Rain or shine
Experience Italy in the heart of Houston! Highlights of the festival include:
• Authentic homemade foods such as, meatball sandwiches, chicken marsala, cannoli, sfingi and gelato
• Adult grape stomp contest
• Pasta eating contest
• Marionette puppet shows
• Children Activities
• Taste of Italy Pavilion featuring wine tasting and cooking demonstrations
New this year, and for the first time in Texas, play soccer with two high-energy collies. Visiting from Florida, these collies know their way around the field. Ages 2 to 92 are welcome to try to score a goal starting at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday and at every half of the hour through Sunday at no charge.
Beginning at 4 p.m. on October 12
$8 for adults
Children 12 years & under free
713-524-4222 x 4
*Free admission on Oct. 11 & free admission on Oct. 12 until 4 p.m.
||UST Academic and Campus Life Mall
||Jo Ann Pinkerton, Chair at 713-524-4222 x 4
||Click here to download the flyer