Italianfest Newport kicks of 25th year

Italianfest Newport kicks of 25th year

NEWPORT, KY (FOX19) - This weekend everybody is Italian in Newport, KY.

The 25th year of Italianfest will take place along Riverboat Row Thursday through Sunday.

  • Thursday, 5 p.m. - 11 p.m.
  • Friday, 5 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, 10 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, 12 p.m. - 9 p.m.

The Inaugural Lauren Hill's 5K Spaghetti Run will take place Saturday at 10 a.m.

This year's food vendors include Buona Vita Pizzeria, Colonel Pomps Tavern, Pompilios, Newport Pizza Company, Bella Luna, Gregorio's Bistro, Trattoria Roma, Pagano's Cucina Lucia, Papa John's and Repicci's Italian Ice.

You can also enjoy music from Diamanti, Ragdoll: A Tribute to Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, and the Pete Wagner Orchestra.

For more information about the festival, visit

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