NEPA Scene Staff

42nd La Festa Italiana takes over downtown Scranton on Labor Day weekend Sept. 1-4

42nd La Festa Italiana takes over downtown Scranton on Labor Day weekend Sept. 1-4

From a press release: The ever-popular La Festa Italiana will return on Labor Day weekend – Friday, Sept. 1 through Monday, Sept. 4 – for its 42nd year on Courthouse Square in downtown Scranton. More than 80 vendors will be offering great Italian food, and continuous live entertainment will be featured on multiple stages around […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

La Festa Italiana celebrates 40th year by opening on Friday for the first time, runs through Sept. 7

La Festa Italiana celebrates 40th year by opening on Friday for the first time, runs through Sept. 7

From a press release: As La Festa Italiana celebrates its 40th year, the annual end-of-summer festival in downtown Scranton is expanding by opening on Friday evening for the first time. La Festa will be held Labor Day weekend starting tonight through Monday, Sept. 4-7, on Courthouse Square in the heart of the city. Hours are […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: La Festa Italiana, Scranton, 08/30/14

PHOTOS: La Festa Italiana, Scranton, 08/30/14

If there’s one festival in Scranton that’s guaranteed to be a hit each and every year, it’s La Festa Italiana. The 39th annual event was packed shoulder to shoulder around Courthouse Square as we took in the sights, smells, tastes, and sounds, which included a lively set by Ray Massa’s EuroRhythms from Columbus, Ohio.