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2019 Italian Heritage Festival to be held in Niagara Square

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Posted at 3:12 PM, Apr 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-28 10:23:49-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The organizers of the Galbani Italian Heritage Festival announced the 2019 festival will be "going back to its roots."

Organizers say the festival will take place July 20th and 21st in Niagara Square and along Delaware Avenue to Huron Street in Downtown Buffalo.

“We are very excited to announce that the 2019 Galbani Italian Heritage Festival is moving Back to our Roots in downtown Buffalo where it all began many years ago” said Galbani Italian Heritage Festival President Carmen J. Palma.

According to organizers the very first Buffalo Italian Festival, which was call ed the Buffalo Italian Lawn Fete, took place at St. Anthony's RC Church located right behind Buffalo City Hall.

The Italian Heritage Festival which was held on Hertel Avenue for several decades was held at Buffalo's Outer Harbor the past two years.

“We are so very appreciative for the support that we received over these past two years while we were at the Outer Harbor” said Palma.