Rain or Shine
Join us as we celebrate our Italian and Italian American Heritage and Culture at the 12th Annual Mercer County Italian American Festival, September 23, 24 and 25, 2011
Italian restaurants, wine and beer, Enjoy Italian specialties from many of the area's best Italian restaurants and vendors.
Italian Market Tent
Numerous vendors with Italian and Italian-American hand crafted articles for sale
Italian Heritage Pavilion
View memorabilia, Over 200 Displays of Important and Famous Italian-Americans who have made a contribution to our Country. Play BOCCE on the indoor Bocce Court.
Plus a touch of Rome in Mercer County, Toss a coin and make a wish in the famous "Fontana di Trevi" benefits Ryan's Quest.
TD Bank Cultural TheaterDining Tents
Listen to guest speakers and watch cooking demonstrations
Dine in covered seating areas
Provided by K McCoy Insurance Agency and Rose Hill Assisted Living Community
Dance to your favorite performers on covered dance floors.
Senior Citizens Special
Senior Citizens will be admitted free Friday until 4:30 pm.
Enjoy various amusement rides for the whole family. With special ticket price of $30 you can go on any rides all day for any day (Fri., Sat., or Sun.) for one day only.
Enjoy performances on two stages including the Roma Bank Stage and the Cabaret Tent. Entertainment includes Italian folk dancers, big band music, traditional Italian music, Italian American favorites, opera, children’s entertainment and national favorites. Past headliners have included The Duprees, Johnny Maestro and the Brooklyn Bridge, Sam Butera and the Wildest, and Joey Dee & the Starliters, Giada Valenti..
New Jersey Lottery Fireworks Spectacular
Join us on Saturday and stay for the festival's spectacular fireworks display at 10:00 PM, immediately following the headliner performance.
Sunday Mass with Monsignor Innocenzi honoring Italian-American war veterans and all veterans on the festival grounds.
Total 2011 ticket sales was $34,634. Sept. 2011 winner was Horizon Disposal Services, Inc. #11258 won $17,317. Congratulations!!! Special thanks to the Honorable John Bencivengo, Hamilton Township Mayor, the sponsor of our 50/50 tickets.
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Directions & Lodging
Go to our Directions Page for the best way to get to the festival and information on special deals on overnight lodging while visiting the festival. Click Here for Directions and Special Lodging Rates