CincItalia hosts mustache contest

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - In gift shops, party supply stores and the like, it seems the nation has been swept with mustache madness. Drawing on the pop culture phenomenon, organizers of this year's CincItalia have tapped Cincinnati's most recognized mustachioed fellow to help judge the first ever CincItalia Mustache Contest: Mr. Redlegs.

The contest will take place on the CincItalia Main Stage on Sunday at 4:30 p.m. Those interested in competing can register on-site at the festival.

All proceeds from the event will go to the Fernside Center for Grieving Children in Blue Ash.

In addition to the CincItalia Mustache contest, other Sunday features include a traditional Marian procession with blessing and Italian Auto Show.

For more information about CincItalia and a full schedule of activities, visit

CincItalia will take place until 9 p.m. on Sunday at eh Harvest Home Park Fairgrounds

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