Italian Fest Details

Friday, September 16th
11AM - 10PM

Saturday, September 17th
11AM - 10PM


Collinsville is located just 11 miles east of St. Louis. We are serviced by Interstates 55, 70, 64, and 255 and are bordered by Illinois 157 and 159. From 55/70 take Exit 15A – Rt 159 South toward Collinsville. From 64 take Exit 12 – Rt 159 North toward Collinsville.


Parking is limited so we highly recommend taking the FREE shuttle bus provided by Madison County Transit. This shuttle picks up and drops off at Dorris Intermediate School (formerly North Junior High School) located at 1841 Vandalia.  Hours of shuttle service operation are Friday 3:00 pm until 10:30 pm and Saturday from 10:30 am until 10:30 pm.

Parking is available throughout Uptown Collinsville. A handicap-accessible parking spot is available at East Clay and North Morrison Ave, across from Dr. Herbert’s office.

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.