Illinois’ Largest Italian Festival Is An Experience Like No Other
By Elizabeth Crozier|Published May 01, 2019
An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.
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: