Houston Italian Festival Recap


The Italian Festival is one of the largest ethnic festivals in Houston and attracts thousands of visitors from around the country. Come and enjoy a feast of sight, sound and Italian flavor while sharing the heritage, culture and romance of Italy at the Houston Italian Festival presented by the Italian Culture & Community Center of Houston. 


The Festival starts on Thursday, October 8 and runs through Sunday, October 11 on the grounds of the University of St. Thomas. Admission is free beginning Thursday at 5pm until Friday at 4pm. After which Admission is $8 at the gate but discounted tickets are available on-line. At the festival you can taste authentic Italian food, wine and see live musical performances. There will be plenty of activities for all ages to enjoy including: grape stomping and pasta eating contest, bocce ball tournament, marionette puppet shows, Italian movies, cooking demonstrations for adults and children, wine tastings, I Madonnari High School Art contest, Classic Car show on Sunday and much more. 

Visit us online at www.HoustonItalianFestival.com to view the full schedule of events, to see the menu and to purchase discounted advance tickets.






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