This Father’s Day weekend, take dad to celebrate in a totally new way! Onesti Entertainment presents: Oakley Festa Pasta Vino- Italian Block Party 2019! This weekend is ALL about the food, featuring a plethora of tasty treats from Chicago’s best and most authentic Italian restaurants. The festival is on Friday June 14 from 5 to 11 pm, Saturday June 15 from 12 pm to 11 pm, and Sunday June 16 from 12 to 9 pm. The festival features three stages of headline entertainment, great Italian wines, authentic Italian food specialties from the incredible restaurants located in the “Little Tuscany” area, Venetian-costumed performers, statues that line the street, and a Florentine market filled with finely crafted Italian merchandise. Some highlighted performers include a 52nd Street Salute to Billy Joel, The Chicago Motown Review: 60 Years of Motown, The Comedy & Magic of Dave Fleming, Joe DeLuca Accordionist Extraordinaire, and many more. The festival is located at the corner of S. Oakley Ave. and W. 24th St. (2400 S. Oakley Ave.). This is the “Heart of Chicago” a generations old Italian neighborhood. The festival typically draws over 25,000 people a year! There is ample street parking available on Western ave. and on Blue Island ave. A pay-to-park lot is available at Oakley and Blue Island (26th Street). There is a suggested $5 donation for entry. For more information, click here.
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