Region’s Largest Heritage Festival

Vieni Parte Italiana!

2018 Dates

Thursday August 16, 6:00pm-9:00pm • Friday August 17, noon-9:00pm • Saturday August 18, noon-9:00pm • Sunday August 19, noon-6:00pm

4 Days • 3 Packed Stages • Over 30 Acts!

All Italian…All Spectacular…All Free!

Official Sponsors

  • highmark
  • AHN
  • Stage SponsorRohrich-Honda

  • Sponsored in part




In Pittsburgh, PA on Liberty avenue in Bloomfield. From Ella St. to Gross St.

Parking & Seating

Please do not park in the permitted residential parking spaces in Bloomfield, respect the limited parking available for residents. Also, you will be ticketed. Use one of these options.
Limited seating is available, bring lawn chairs to be sure of getting a seat.


Uber_logobit_email_2xAvoid the hassle of parking and ride with Uber to Little Italy Days.

Celebrity Bocce Challenge – Politicians and media personalities compete on the bocce court! Come see Franco Harris, Ray “Boom-Boom” Mancini and more.
Plus our regular tournament throughout the festival. Want to enter a team into the Little Italy Days bocce tournament? Sonny at 412-260-3049. The bocce court is located on Cedarville next to the Pleasure Bar.

The Title of Miss Little Italy is for contestants ages 4-17yrs. that want to be in a festival pageant that requires mostly just a smile and a model’s walk on stage. Winners receive a beautiful “Gold Miss America Style Crown” Sash, Large Trophy. Winners ride in the Pittsburgh Columbus Day Parade, Kennywood Italian Day Parade. All contestants receive a Beauty Trophy. Cost $25.00 Produced by Twirl Time Studio call Marianne Rieg Director 724-671-7100

Age Divisions:
Princess Little Italy (4-7yrs)
Junior Miss Little Italy (8-11yrs)
Senior Miss Little Italy (12-17yrs)

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You can showcase your talent on our stage! No harsh judges saying “too pitchy dawg”, just a fun time singing at the festival! If you are interested, Italian Idol is Saturday Cedarville Stage, just let us know you want to sing.

Tambellini’s Pasta Eating Contest

It’s going down Saturday at 4:30! The winner will receive a $100 Tambellini catering gift certificate (also good for food from Tambellinis at the festival), a Little Italy Days T-Shirt, and bragging rights! If you are interested, come to the Little Italy Days info booth next to First National Bank.

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