Warren Italian American Festival

   108 North Park Ave. Suite 1

​   Warren, Ohio 4448                 




   Phone:      330-872-0212

   Email:       madpaisano@aol.com


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   E-mail:     WarrenItalianFestival@gmail.com

   Warren Italian American Festival
   108 N. Park Ave. Suite 1
   Warren, OH 44481

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Corey Hovance - President

Geoffrey Fusco - Vice President
Carol Ficeti - Secretary
Debbie Van Winkle - Treasurer
Board Members:

Phil Sidoti 
Keith E. Bowser
Mike Dando
Harry Salapata

Lou Forano

Board Members

​​​​38th annual Warren Italian-American Heritage festival will be held on August 10, 11, 12, and 13 2023 in downtown Warren, Ohio. This event has grown to be one of the finest celebrations of Italian culture and heritage in the tri-state area. With these festival activities, we not only hope to preserve the memories and traditions of our families, but also to build a tradition for our young generation.

The Warren Italian-American Heritage Festival began in 1985 with a concept of founder Lou Metter.  Soon after, with other groups promoting various activities, Warren became known as “The Festival City”.  Now 38 years later, the festival has become a great occasion for families to gather together and experience our Italian heritage through culture, music and traditions handed down from our parents and grandparents.

To see our festival grow from what it was in the 1980’s, to where it is today, has been an incredible transition and journey, which wouldn’t have been possible without the dedicated members of the Warren Italian-American Festival Committee.  We are a volunteer 501(C) 3 organization. Except for donations from our corporate sponsors, the committee pays for everything.  We also contribute back to the community through scholarships.  This year we awarded Seven- $1,000 scholarships to area students. 

The Warren Italian American Heritage Festival is a unique opportunity to keep our Italian culture and heritage alive. We hope you will come and celebrate with us during these 4 days.  

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