The 28th annual Newport Italianfest is this weekend

Make sure to take an empty stomach to the 28th Newport Italianfest, named a Top 20 Event for June by the Southeast Tourism Society and held along Newport’s Riverboat Row between the Purple People and Taylor-Southgate Bridges.

The festival has authentic Italian food and live Italian music performed by entertainers from around the nation and from “the old country”, and a Golf Outing. Other fun includes a cooking contest, games and rides for the little ones.

Events kick off with a Bocci Ball Tournament at Pompilio’s Restaurant on Wednesday.

The event averages over 100,000 visitors.

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The 28th annual Newport Italianfest runs over the June 13-16 weekend with the following dates and times:

• Thursday, June 13, 2019 – 5:00PM-11:00PM
• Friday, June 14, 2019 – 5:00PM – 11:00PM
• Saturday, June 15, 2019 – 12:00PM – 11:00PM
• Sunday, June 16, 2019 – 12:00PM – 9:00PM

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