Rain or Shine
NO PETS ALLOWED, ONLY SERVICE DOGS PROPERLY MARKED
| Friday || Saturday ||Sunday |
|3:00pm - 11:00pm ||12:00pm - 11:00pm ||12:00pm - 9:30pm |
Senior Citizens, 65 years of age and older: $4.00
Children, 12 years of age and younger: FREE
$5 fee charged by Mercer County Park
Enjoy Italian specialties from many of the area's best Italian restaurants and vendors plus stop by our wine and beer gardens for a refreshing beverage
Artists and Crafters
Peruse our Italian Market and purchase Italian and Italian-American handcrafted products from numerous vendors.
Enjoy more than twenty amusement rides for the whole family, provided by Majestic Midways. Amusement Rides will operate from 4:30pm to 10:00 pm on Friday; 1:00pm to 11:00pm on Saturday and 1:00pm to 9:30pm on Sunday.
Plus, enjoy the rides for one ticket less during the Special Discount Hours: Friday, 4:30pm - 6:30pm; Saturday, 1:00pm - 5:00pm; Sunday, 1:00pm to 5:00pm. Oh yeah.
An area dedicated to the kids...with Pony Rides, a Petting Zoo, Puppet Show by Penny and the Puppets, Bounce Houses, Slides and more - FREE!
Entertainment takes place on the Investors Bank Stage and includes national and international favorites, Italian folk dancers, big band music, traditional Italian music, Italian American favorites, opera, and children’s entertainment. Past performers have included The Duprees, Michael Amante, Southside Johnny and The Poor Fools, Johnny Maestro and the Brooklyn Bridge, Sam Butera and the Wildest, The Happenings, Floyd Vivino, and Joey Dee & the Starliters. Appearing in 2019 Philadelphia native and entertainment legend Bobby Rydell, The Voice of Elvis - Doug Church, and bluesman Rob Paparozzi. Click here to see the complete schedule.
Italian Market Tent
Peruse over 60 offerings in our Italian Market and purchase Italian and Italian-American handcrafted products from numerous vendors.
Italian Heritage Pavilion
View memorabilia with over 200 displays of important and famous Italian-Americans who have made a contribution to our Country. Check out more Italian products, crafts and organizations. Plus the TREVI FOUNTAIN IS BACK! Thanks to generosity of John Bucci, the builder of the Trevi Fountain Replica and the hard work of Festival Founder John Scarpati and his son, John Jr. in refurbishing the fountain, you'll be able travel to Rome right here at the festival. Be sure to bring your coins and toss "Three Coins in the Fountain" to make a wish for good luck.
Bocce is back. Have fun enjoying Italy's number one game. There will be tournaments, bocce lessons, and time for everyone to play.
Listen to guest speakers and watch cooking demonstrations. Located in the Italian Heritage Pavilion in front of the beautiful tapestry of Venice.
Join us on Saturday and stay for the festival's spectacular fireworks display.
Seating Tents provided by Rose Hill Assisted Living Community (Robbinsville, NJ) and K McCoy Insurance Agency (Hamilton, NJ).
The 2019 Super 50/50 winning ticket number was 59495. The total collected was $28,334.00 with the winner receiving $14,167.00. Congratulations to the winner and thank you to everyone who purchased a ticket. The winning ticket was drawn Sunday, September 29 at 8:30 pm on the Festival grounds. Special thanks to New Jersey Assemblyman, Wayne DeAngelo, who sponsored the printing of our Super 50/50 tickets. For more information, please call our chair, Marion Bolton, at 609-396-2944. And make sure to get on our mail or email list for 2020; Big Winnings for a Small Investment!
Click here to get on our Mailing List.
Italian Car Show
Bella macchina! The NJ Chapter of FIAT Club America will be presenting our display of beautiful Italian cars, motorcycles and scooters on Saturday, September 28 from 3pm-9pm. Vote for your favorite car and enter a random drawing for two tickets to the world-renowned Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum in Philadelphia.
Do YOU have an Italian car, motorcycle or scooter you would like to display at the Festival? We'd love to have you! Click here to learm more and to enter.
Mass on Sunday
Start Sunday with Mass at 11:00 am on the festival grounds at the Investors Bank Stage.
Go to our Directions Page for the best way to get to the festival - Click here.
The Mercer County Italian American Festival is a presentation of the Mercer County Italian American Festival Association, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.