JULY 15-18


July 15 5-11pm
July 16 5-11pm
July 17 12-11pm
July 18 12-9pm

We are dog friendly!

Authentic Italian Fare


Food Vendors:

Gabby's Cafe


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- Distasi Lasagna

- Distasi Meatless Lasagna

- Pasta Salad

- Garlic Bread Sticks

- Penne with Meatballs

- Distasi Marinara Sauce

- Italian Flag Cookie



J&T's Italian ice




- Stuffed Shells with Meat Sauce

- Chicken Parmesan Sandwich

- Stuffed Grilled Portobello

- Italian Chili

- Italian Ribbon Fries

- Funnel Cakes

- Fresh Bruschetta

More Vendors:



Col Pumps

Italian Cookies

Papa John's

Royal Roman

Sweet Tooth




Thursday, July 15th

5pm Pete Wagner Big Band w/ Nancy James

7:30pm - Honored Italian-American Sons & Daughter Award

8-11pm Model Behavior

Friday, July 16th

5pm Pete Wagner Big Band

6pm Tre Bella/ PWB

6:50pm Honoroed Italian-American Songs & Daughters Award

7pm Moreno Fruzzetti/ PWB

9-11pm Four C Notes

*Fireworks after Red's Game*

Saturday, July 17th

12pm Pete Wagner Big Band

2pm Tre Bella/ PWB

3pm Moreno Fruzzetti/ PWB

4pm Tre Bella/ PWB

5pm Moreno Fruzzetti/ PWB

7pm Honored Italian-American Sons & Daughters Award

8-11pm Vinyl Countdown

Sunday, July 18th

12pm Pete Wagner Big Band

1pm Tre Bella

2pm Cooking Contest

2pm Moreno Fruzzetti

3pm Tre Bella

4pm Moreno Fruzzetti

6-9pm Naked Karate Girls


Vinyl Countdown

Vinyl Countdown takes you back to a time when vinyl was spinning and Rocky was winning, bringing back those bright lights and arena nights filled to the max with the magic of rock and roll. Hair was bigger then, and so was the fun as the 70’s and 80’s 

Family Fun


Ethos Labs Partners With The City of Newport to Administer Vaccinations:

Ethos Laboratories is an advanced molecular laboratory in Newport, KY, that specializes in pain biomarker testing and toxicology services. In response to the global Covid-19 pandemic, Ethos expanded its offerings to provide SARS- COV-2 testing and vaccinations.


As a partner and a true community champion, Ethos has partnered with the City of Newport to administer vaccinations during Newport’s Annual Italianfest.


Patrons can register at Ethos-Labs.com prior to the event for a scheduled vaccination, or they can register ​at the event, to have the one-time Johnson and Johnson vaccination administered.


Our goal is to help protect as many lives as possible by being readily accessible for our community.

Ethos Labs Italianfest Vaccination Times:


Thursday, July 15th- 6-9pm

Friday, July 16th- 6-9pm

Saturday, July 17th 5-8pm

Sunday, July 18th 4-7pm


Italian Food

Enjoy samplings of authentic Italian fare of many local hot spots

Italian Heritage


Join us as we celebrate our Italian heritage not just with food and drink but with history. Visit our photo tent to see a little about the great families that put so much effort into building this great community.


What to do?



  • Facebook - White Circle

Riverboat Row  Newport, KY 41071


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PromoWest Pavilion at OVATION

101 W 4th Street

Newport, KY 41071

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