2023 Dates – August 25-27
In Butler, PA, on Main Street Downtown. From Cunningham St. to Brady St..
Celebrate A Milestone In The Making…It’s the 5th Anniversary of the Butler Italian Festival in 2022. Enjoy and take part in one of the region’s largest heritage festivals, a three-day tribute and traditional “Taste of Italy.” A blend of savory food, distinctive music, and entertainment, all flavored with the welcoming family feel and merriment that makes the Italian culture “divertente e fantastico” [fun and great]!
Register today for the 5th annual Butler County Star of Italy Pageant!!!
The pageant will be held at noon on Sunday August 28, 2022. It is at the stage in the middle of the Italian Festival located on Main Street at the intersection of East North Street. It is free for all of your friends and family to come and cheer you on while they they enjoy some amazing Italian food. It is a wonderful event for everyone to see how pageants build poise and confidence as you shine on stage. This pageant is for girls ages 4 to 17 years old. You do not have to be a resident of Butler County and you do not have to be of Italian heritage to participate.
This is a great pageant for a beginner to a pro to participate in! The winners receive a beautiful crown, sash, and flowers. All participants will receive an award and a goodie bag. The cost is only $25. Our registration deadline is Sunday, August 21st at midnight. Once you register, you will receive an email with all of the specific details. If you have any questions, email us at [email protected]
We welcome visiting royalty from other pageants to attend and greatly appreciate anyone who may want to donate something for our goodie bags!!!
Friday, August 25
6:30 pm Dr Zoot –Dynamic Dance Band
Saturday, August 26
12:00 pm Billy Mancini – Singing classics by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin & more!
2:30 pm John Lupone – Italian Opera Vocalist
6:15 pm Mangia Meatball Eating Contest
7:30 pm Let’s Groove Tonight – The ULTIMATE Earth, Wind & Fire tribute band
Sunday, August 27
12:00 pm Star of Italy Pageant
2:00 pm Granati Brothers – Legendary Rockers