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The Galbani Italian Heritage Festival moves to Niagara Square

Here's what you need to know
Posted at 4:33 PM, Jul 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-16 16:46:37-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Galbani Italian Heritage Festival is relocating to Niagara Square for the first time in decades. The event organizers decided to make the switch to Niagara Square in order to reconnect Italian Americans to their roots.

"What's really cool is it's like a natural piazza here just like in Italy where people would come and gather," organizer Chris Delprince said. "There's going to be seating here where people can come and gather, and you can sit down and eat.

The two-day festival begins on Saturday, July 20 at 11 a.m. and ends around 11 p.m. On Sunday, it begins at 11 a.m. and ends at 8 p.m.

Here are some other things you need to know about this weekends event:

  • It is free to enter.
  • Parking is available in the lots and streets surrounding Niagara Square.
  • There are 12 new food vendors.
  • The fireworks show begins around 10 p.m. on Saturday.
  • There will be tarantella dancers and live entertainment.