Celebrate your Italian pride or amore for Italian food, culture and fashion at the 6th Annual Taylor Street Festa Italiana! From August 9th – 12th, the annual festival returns to Taylor Street celebrating the history and heritage of Chicago’s historic Little Italy. Open to all ages, guests will be inspired to dress, eat, and speak like a true Italian. Featuring Taylor Street’s renowned restaurants and live entertainment, this popular Chicago festival draws more than 50,000 guests in four days and now they are putting the focus on style too.
On Saturday August 11th at 4:30PM, a fashion show (Rosebud Stage, intersection of Taylor Street and Ashland Avenue) will feature all local Italian designers and boutiques including Kate Boggiano, Cettina, Paul Sisti Creations, Mona Lisa Boutique and Silver Elements, a line from accessory designer Marla Lenza Zegart and The Lovehammers’ Marty Casey!
Suggested donation $5 per person, children under 12 are FREE. For more information, visit www.FestaItalianaChicago.com.