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La Festa Italiana

Labor Day Weekend 2023 • Courthouse Square in Downtown Scranton


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.


Don't leave so soon — stay the weekend and explore some of our most popular attractions and dining!

More than Food

Enjoy delicious Italian delicacies, cannoli, a wide variety of pizza, cannoli, and homemade pasta dishes... and did we mention the incredible cannoli? But La Festa Italiana isn’t just about the food — enjoy continuous live entertainment, shopping, Sunday night fireworks, and more!


The 2023 schedule for La Festa Italiana will be announced at a later date.


To get a feel for the layout of the 2023 La Festa Italiana, see what restaurants, businesses, organizations, and other vendors participated in last year's festival on the 2022 La Festa Map.

Entertainment Schedule

The 2023 Entertainment Schedule will be announced at a later date.


GPS ADDRESS: 200 Adams Ave, Scranton, PA, 18503

PARKING: A special weekend parking rate of $6.00 per day is available for La Festa Italiana patrons at five Central Parking Garages within close proximity to Courthouse Square. There is limited on-street parking throughout Downtown Scranton.

For more details and up-to-date info, please visit the website.





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