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.

Last Year’s Calendar (2013)

 

Times

Key Events

Wednesday 8/7 – 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 8/8 – 5 pm – 11:00 pm
  • Mario Delano Jr. and Friends 6:00 – 7:00
  • King Casino 7:00 – 10:30 Classic Rock
  • Hot Dog Eating Contest @ 8:15 Sponsored by The Wind Mill
Friday 8/9 – 5 pm – 11:30 pm
  • Taylor Tote & James Ruggiero of “Ardvark Smile” 5:30 – 6:30
  • Rock-N-Rhythm, Doo Wop at its best 7:30 – 11:00
  • Fireworks 9:30 – 10:00 (POSTPONED UNTIL SATURDAY)
Saturday 8/10- 5 pm – 11:30 pm
  • All American Gymnastics 5:30 – 6:00
  • Jeon’s White Tiger Taekwando 6:15 – 6:45
  • RB Express, Music from the 60’s & &70’s 7:00- 11:00
  • Fireworks 9:30 – 10:00
  • Italian Street Band (Strolling) 6:00 – 9:30
  • Pizza Eating Contest @ 8:15
Sunday 8/11 – 5 pm – 11:00 pm
  • Miss Mare’s All About Dance 5:30 – 6:30
  • Eric DeLauro 7:00 – 10:30 Frank Sinatra Crooning Rat Pack Singer –  Direct from Mr. Sinatra’s birthplace city and house in Hoboken NJ, Eric DeLauro is vocalist band singer who performs music tributes to Frank Sinatra, The Rat Pack and Casino Friends.  See http://SinatraIDOL.com
  • Pasta Eating Contest @ 8:15 
  • Grand 50/50 Drawing 10:00

 

 Festival Sponsors

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Super Foodtown
Fireworks
World Volkswagen
Entertainment
Monmouth University
Grand 50/50
Wells Fargo
Sausage, Pepper & Onion Sandwich Stand
Ray Catena: Mini Janguar Lexus  Booth Sponsor
Jamm Printing
Zeppole Stand
Benjamin R. Harvey Construction Equipment & Services
Sakoutis Brothers Disposal Equipment & Services
Vaccaro Construction Equipment & Services

 

 

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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