Festival Information


Italian Festival of

Ocean Township

August 5th – 9th 2015

Opens 5:00 PM Daily until 11:00 PM


                        Joe Palaia Park, 200 Whalepond Rd
                                      Oakhurst, NJ 07755

Celebrating Italian Heritage and Culture!

Admission is Free and Family Ticket Ride Packages which are discounted are available every night of the festival.

For more information please email: infoiaato@gmail.com or call 732-517-1040.



D J -A&S Sound 5:00 – 7:00 & Intermissions
Opening Ceremonies 7:15   Mario Delano Jr. – National Anthem
Nick Perone & Lou Parisi Vocals 8:00 – 10:00


Satori Academy of Martial Arts 5:00 –   7:00
Taylor Tote – Rock 7:00 – 10:30

Hot Dog Eating Contest @ 8:15 Sponsored by The WindMill


D J -A&S Sound 6:00 – 7:00

Lights Out – Rock – Pop 7:00 – 10:30
Fireworks9:30 – 10:00

Jeon’s White Tiger Taekwondo 5:30 – 6:00
All American Gymnastics 6:15 – 6:45
Italian Street Band (Strolling) 6:00 – 9:30

Rock-N-Rhythm, Doo Wop-Pop-Disco 7:30 – 11:00

Pizza Eating Contest @ 8:15 Sponsored by Enzo’s Deli Oceanport


Lou Parisi – Pop Entertainer 6:00 –   7:00

Eric DeLauro, Frank Sinatra 7:30 – 11:00

Crooning Rat Pack Singer

Pasta Eating Contest @ 8:15 Sponsored by Falco Bros.

 Festival Sponsors

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Super Foodtown of Ocean
Ray Catena Auto Group
Shrewsbury Volkswagen
Paramount Realty Services
First Atlantic Federal Credit Union
Wells Fargo
Pastry Booth
SKY Web Digital Media
Food Tent
PeLric Custom Window Treatments & Awnings
IAATO Sales Booth
A&S Sound Pros
All sound & Technical Support
Vaccaro Construction Equipment & Services
Ben R. Harvey Construction Equipment & Services
Sakoutis Brothers Disposal Equipment & Services
Jamm Printing Zeppole Stand
Monmouth University Giant 50/50 Booth




Joe Palaia Park
200 Whalepond Rd, Oakhurst, NJ 07755
From Garden State Parkway north or south, Exit 105, Drive East on Route 36, 4th light after toll South on Route 35, you will pass the front of Macy’s. 4 more traffic lights, Deal Road, take the jug handle and go east. Go 2 traffic lights and make a left on Whalepond Road. You can’t miss us.
From Route 18, north only, exit off the Eatontown, Route 36 East exit and follow the directions above.
From Route 18, south only, Take the Deal Road East exit and follow approx. 3 miles to Joe Palaia Park.

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