Parking, lineup, drinks and more: What to know about this year's Italian Street Festival – The Indianapolis Star
The Italian Street Festival is an annual event which has brought Italian cuisine and music to Indianapolis since 1983. The festival is back a little later this year, but you can still enjoy the same homemade food, live music and Italian beer and wines you’ve come to love.
Here’s what you need to know.
The event is Aug. 13-14. 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. both nights.
The Italian Street Festival will take place outside Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 520 Stevens St., Indianapolis, IN 46203
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Admission is free, but you’ll need to buy $1 food tickets to purchase food or beverages. Ticket booths are cash only and located throughout the festival grounds. They do not offer refunds for unused tickets.
Most food items cost five or seven tickets. https://www.indyitalianfest.org/tickets has a price list.
Free parking is available in the Eli Lilly & Co surface parking lot. For a map and driving instructions, check https://www.indyitalianfest.org/directions.
5:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.: Lauren Anderson
6:15 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.: Theotokos
8:15 p.m.- 11:00 p.m.: Woomblies
5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.: Jon Byrd
6:00 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.: School of Rock – House Band
There is a break at 6:45 p.m. – 7 p.m. for a traditional Italian religious procession down Steven Street followed by 7 p.m. Mass.
8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.: Heartstone Crossing
Soda and water are also available.
Per city ordinance, people cannot bring their own alcohol onto festival grounds, and no alcohol can leave the grounds, even if it is unopened.
More information at https://www.indyitalianfest.org/
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