La Festa Italiana
Mangia! One of Lackawanna County’s most delicious traditions is La Festa Italiana, held annually on Labor Day Weekend. The four-day celebration of culture, cuisine, and music brings together people of all ethnic backgrounds from near and far. “La Festa”, as the locals call it, attracts over 100,000 people annually to Courthouse Square in downtown Scranton.
You can eat amazing Italian delicacies, cannoli, a wide variety of pizza, cannoli, homemade pasta dishes, and did we mention the incredible cannoli? La Festa Italiana isn’t just about the food—enjoy live entertainment, shopping, Sunday night fireworks, and you seriously have to try the cannoli!