Italian Fest in Collinsville IL
Chamber of Commerce Collinsville Illinois
Italian Fest Collinsville IL

Be a Part of the Largest Fest in the St. Louis Bi-State Area Devoted to All Things Italian

Friday, September 15th
11AM - 10PM

Saturday, September 16th
11AM - 10PM

Vendor Location Map


Italian Fest Collinsville IL

Come and celebrate in Collinsville, Illinois.

The Italian Fest is a family-friendly event!

Since 1984, Collinsville IL has been celebrating the Italian culture and heritage that our city was built on.

The annual celebration falls on the 3rd weekend of September, located in Uptown Collinsville on Main Street.

We hope to see you at the Fest!

Admission & musical entertainment are free.

Schedule of Events

Friday - September 15th

Venezia Stage

Opening Ceremonies | 11:30 AM
Grape Stamp | 12 PM
Panici Amici | 1 PM – 4 PM
Champagne Fixx | 7 PM – 10 PM

Milano Stage


Saturday - September 16th

Venezia Stage

5k / MC by Deluxe DJs & Entertainment | 8 AM
Bocce Ball at Glidden Park | 9 AM
Little Miss & Mister Pageant / MC by Deluxe DJs & Entertainment | 11 AM
Raiders Cheer | 12 PM – 12:30 PM
Parade | 4 PM
Shotgun Creek | 5 PM – 8 PM
Brady Seals | 8:30 PM – 10 PM

Milano Stage

Pizza Eating Contest | 2 PM
Alex Rich | 3 PM – 5 PM
Baywolfe | 7PM – 10 PM

Grape Stomp Contest

Grape Stomp at Italian Fest

Over 30 Food Stands

Over 30 Food Stands at Italian Fest

Parade Information

Parade at Italian Fest

Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteering Opportunities at Italian Fest


Kids Activities at Italian Fest

Little Miss & Mr Pageant

Little Miss & Mr Pageant at Italian Fest


Event Sponsors at Italian Fest

Bocce Ball

Bocce Ball Tourney at Italian Fest


Live Music at Italian Fest

Lodging &

Lodging and Parking at Italian Fest

Click Here for Vendor Applications

Vendor at Italian Fest

Ride the Free Shuttle Bus

Madison County Shuttle Service will be providing complimentary transportation to the Italian Fest both days! You can catch the shuttle at Doris Intermediate School (DIS) 1841 Vandalia street to the festival grounds in Uptown Collinsville. The Return Shuttle will pick passengers up at MCT Station on Clay Street and return to DIS.
Designated Pickup & Drop Off Locations

408 W. Main St. (Next To Collinsville Library)
307 E. Main St. (Collinsville Township Office)

A Huge Thank You to Our Event Sponsors

Support the Sponsors Who Makes This Event Possible!

Italian Fest Event Guidelines

Here is a list of guidelines that will help make Italian Fest enjoyable and safe for everyone!

  • In the event of an emergency, please listen to and follow the directions of Event Staff and Rescue/Emergency professionals.
  •  Italian Fest attendees are expected to avoid unnecessary risks and exercise common sense.
  • Fireworks, firearms, knives, swords, weapons, and explosive materials are strictly prohibited.
  • Pets are not permitted. However, registered service animals are welcome, but you will be asked to show your papers for your service animal as well as clean-up bags.
  • No Bikes, Skateboards, or Scooters allowed.
  • Trash goes into the trash receptacles. Help us make sure the city of Collinsville can stay clean.
  • As a guest of Italian Fest please treat the Main Street buildings and grounds with respect. These historic buildings cannot stand up to abuse, ill-use, or being climbed on. Please conduct yourself and your children in such a way that we can continue to host Italian Fest here for years to come.