August 3rd – 5th, 2018

Boylan High School | 4000 St. Francis Drive | Rockford, Illinois


Friday, August 3rd – 5 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Saturday, August 4th – 12 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Sunday, August 5th – 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.


$5 admission – Friday, Saturday & Sunday

Children 7 & and under free
Free admission to all military active duty and veterans

Special offers:
$50 Family 4 pack – 4 admission tickets and $50 of food and drink tickets
$7 Two day pass

Available at participating Kelly Williamson locations.

Carnival Ride Special

$20 wristbands available:
Saturday 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday 12 p.m. – 7 p.m.

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Festa Italiana is the largest fundraiser for the Greater Rockford Italian American Association. G.R.I.A.A is a non for profit organization that raises funds for scholarships for area youth in grades K-12. Festa Italiana is the longest running festival in Rockford, and we are celebrating 40 years! Our success would not be possible without the generous support of our local community leaders!

Festa Italiana Outdoor Market

Come shop the open air market Saturday 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Sign up to be a vendor at the market – click here!

A few of our vendors:


Craft Beer Tasting

The first 144 tickets get a souvenir glass.

Midway Village Traveling Trunk in the Kids Craft Area

Immigration, culture and heritage with hands-on activities featuring; “What it was like to be an immigrant in the 1900s.”  Children will learn through touch-friendly artifacts the immigrant experience. 

Noon – 5 p.m.