Release Date: July 11,2018

Summit County Italian-American Festival comes to Lock 3 for an unforgettable weekend in Akron

The Summit County Italian-American Festival returns Thursday, July 12- Saturday, July 14, highlighting the food, beer & wine, music and traditions of Italy. The 2018 festival culminates with the best fireworks show in Akron, happening at 10 p.m. on Saturday, July 14.

The Summit County Italian-American Festival will feature authentic Italian vendors, with booths up and down Main Street; headlining bands, including Satisfaction-The Rolling Stones Tribute Band (Friday) and Lights Out- Frankie Valli Tribute Band on Saturday; The Andrea Rose Teodosio Memorial 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk; A breakfast honoring all of the scholarship recipients, Mass at St. Bernard’s Church, a homemade wine contest and fireworks.

Festival proceeds benefit the Council of Italian American Societies Scholarship Fund and nonprofits in Summit County.
Free admission and family friendly. Festival hours of operation include:
Thursday- 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Friday- 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Saturday- 12 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Lock 3 is located at 200 S. Main Street, Akron, OH 44308. For more information, visit