Festa Italiana at Freedom Hill County Park in Sterling Heights

Indulge in mouthwatering Italian eats and family entertainment at the annual Festa Italiana at Freedom Hill County Park in Sterling Heights, July 12-14, 2019.

Feast on some delicious Italian food – and enjoy some family fun at Festa Italiana, which hits Freedom Hill County Park in Sterling Heights, July 12-14, 2019.

Who doesn’t love Italian food? Try lots of great food from local Italian eateries.

Don’t miss out in the special performances by The Scinatas, Aaron Caruso, Austin Giorgio and many more!

Up for a little competition? Enter the meatball contest at 2 p.m. Saturday or satisfy your sweet tooth on Sunday at the cannoli eating contest at 1:30 p.m. Show off your adorable little bundle of joy at the beautiful baby contest at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, too.

There is also plenty of fun specifically for kids, too. Bring them to the family fun zone to play on the inflatables, meet petting zoo animals and enjoy other family-friendly activities.

And don’t forget to close out the festival each evening with performances by Italian flag throwers, Sbandieratori Ducato Caetani Citta Di Sermoneta.

Hours for the festival are as follows:

  • 6-11 p.m. Friday
  • 1-11 p.m. Saturday
  • 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday

Admission to Festa Italiana is free, but there may be some fees for certain activities, performances and food. Call ahead for additional details. Parking is $10 per car.

For more about Festa Italiana at Freedom Hill County Park in Sterling Heights, and other family fun things to do this weekend, including July festivals in metro Detroit, visit the Metro Parent calendar.

This post was originally published in 2013 and is updated regularly. 

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