The 39th annual Houston Italian Festival is happening now.
Presented by the Italian Cultural & Community Center from October 12-15, the annual festival will celebrate everything Italian, from music and food to classes highlighting the greatness of Italy.
Also on hand – cooking classes for children (at an additional charge) film screenings, pasta eating contests, and puppet shows.
Proceeds from the festival support the ICCC, the Italian language school, scholarships and other cultural events. This year a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Houston Food Bank to help replenish supplies lost during Hurricane Harvey.
Event Location: University of St. Thomas Campus,3800 Montrose Blvd., Houston, TX 77006
Admission Cost: Free all day Thursday, Free until 4PM on Friday
General Admission $8, children under 12 free
Discounted admission tickets are available online for $6.
Reservations for festival activities, advance online tickets, and food and beverage packages can be bought online.