Illinois’ Largest Italian Festival Is An Experience Like No Other

The oldest and largest Italian festival in the state is a celebration of everything that makes you want to go to Italy. Forget the expensive (and cramped) plane ride, and instead, make plans to attend this two-day event in Collinsville, Illinois.

If you’re craving cannoli and wine, this festival will practically have you in Tuscany. Check it out:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

To get more information about Italian Fest 2019, check out its website or Facebook page.

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If you’ve ever been to the largest Italian festival in the state, we’d love to hear from you. Please share your experiences and photos with us below in the comments.