Festival Information

 

Italian Festival of Ocean Township

August 6th – 10th 2014

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.

2014 Festival Calender

 

Times

Key Events

Wednesday 8/6 – 5 pm – 11:00 pm
  • Discount Ride Night (Ride tickets are one ticket less per ride. For example, instead of 4 tickets,  the ride is only 3 tickets on Discount Ride Night. This is not a bracelet or pay-one-price ride night.)
  • DJ – A&S Sound 5:00 – 7:00
  • Opening Ceremony 7:00  Wednesday at Bandstand with Mario Delano, Jr. – National Anthem
  • Nick Perone – Guitar & Vocals 8:00 – 10:00
Thursday 8/7 – 5 pm – 11:00 pm
  • DJ A&S Sound 5:00 – 7:00
  • King Casino 7:00 – 10:30 Classic Rock
  • Hot Dog Eating Contest @ 8:15 Sponsored by The Wind Mill
Friday 8/8 – 5 pm – 11:30 pm
  • Mario Delano, Jr.  – 6:00 – 7:00
  • Rock-N-Rhythm, Doo Wop at its best 7:30 – 11:00
  • Fireworks 9:30 – 10:00
Saturday 8/9- 5 pm – 11:30 pm
  • All American Gymnastics 5:30 – 6:00
  • Ganguli Martial Arts 6:15 – 6:45
  • Jersey Sound, Songs of the 60′s & 70′s 7:30 – 11:00
  • Italian Street Band (Strolling) 6:00 – 9:30
  • Pizza Eating Contest @ 8:15 Sponsored by Enzo’s Deli of Oceanport
Sunday 8/10 – 5 pm – 11:00 pm
  • Taylor Tote & Co. 6:00 – 7:00
  • Eric DeLauro, Frank Sinatra Crooning Rat Pack Singer 7:00 – 11:00
  • Pasta Eating Contest @ 8:15 Sponsored by Falco’s Catering of Ocean
  • Grand 50/50 Drawing 10:00

 

 Festival Sponsors

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Super Foodtown
Fireworks
Brad Benson Hyundai
Entertainment
The Ocean Today Newspaper
Nightly 50/50
SKY Web Digital
Food Tent
Geico
IAATO Games
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

 

 

Directions

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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