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Watkins Glen Italian American Festival

Watkins Glen, NY
August 10 - August 12, 2018
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The 39th Annual Watkins Glen Italian American Festival will be held from Friday, August 10th through Sunday, August 12th at Clute Park in Watkins Glen. The weekend-long festival will have entertainment each day, carnival rides for all ages by Main Event Amusements, beer and wine garden, bocce tournament, carnival games, Bingo, and much more.

The festival will feature a parade on Saturday at 12 noon with marching bands and floats. The parade begins at 12th & Decatur St., goes north on Decatur St. to 4th Street, then east on 4th St. to Clute Park. The parade announcer is stationed at the end of the route at Clute Park.

Fireworks over the lake will be held on Saturday night at 10:15pm.

Unlimited ride specials are available each day for $20 each. Individual ride tickets are also available.


  • Friday: 1pm – 11pm
  • Saturday: 12 noon – 12 midnight
  • Sunday: 12 noon – 6pm

Event Sites & Contact

Vendor Info

Vendor information and forms can be found at the “festival forms” page of the festival’s website.


155 S Clute Park Dr, Watkins Glen, NY 14891

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