Festival Information


 42th Anniversary

IAATO Italian Festival

in Ocean Township

August 8th – 12th, 2018

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.

Discounted Family Ticket Ride Packages are available every night of the festival.

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



Exciting Bands Every Night

Wednesday – Taylor Tote
Thursday- Time Piece
Friday- Lights Out
Saturday- Dominic Riccio


Stay Tuned for Full Event Schedule which will be posted soon.


 Festival Sponsors



Special thanks to all of our 2016 sponsors. Please patronize our sponsors to thank them for their support!



Super Foodtown of Ocean

Entertainment Sponsors

Ocean Township Education Association

Booth Sponsors

Giant 50-50 – Shrewsbury Volkswagen, Monmouth University

Pastry Booth – Wells Fargo Home Mortgage

Food Tent – Diversified

Hourly 50-50 – PeLric Custom Window Treatments and Awnings

Zeppole – JAMM Printing

Sausage – Asbury Park Education Association

Lighting Sponsors – Paramount Realty, First Atlantic Credit Union

Sound and Technical – A & S Sound Pros

Equipment and Services – Vaccaro Construction Company, B.R. Harvey, Inc., Sakoutis Bros.

Banner Sponsors – Barry Edison, D.O.


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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