Exciting new location in downtown Buffalo
at Niagara Square… where it all began!
Vintage 1926 Photo of Italian Americans Gathered at St. Anthony’s Church in Downtown Buffalo
Benvenuti and Welcome Family and Friends, To the Galbani Cheese Italian Heritage Festival of Buffalo New York.
One of Buffalo’s greatest summer time traditions, The Galbani® Italian Heritage Festival will be held on Saturday, July 20 and Sunday, July 21, 2019. It will be located on Niagara Square and run along Delaware Avenue all the way 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” explained Galbani® Italian Heritage Festival President Carmen J. Palma.
The very first Buffalo Italian Festival, which was then called the Buffalo Italian Lawn Fete, took place at St. Anthony’s RC Church, located at 160 Court Street in downtown Buffalo right behind City Hall.
“We are so very appreciative for the support that we received over these past two years while we were at the Outer Harbor” stated President Palma.Viva L’Italia!!!
Carmen J. Palma, President
Saturday, July 20th 2019
12:00 – 1:30PM Ashlee Amoia & Joe Bolognese
1:30 – 3:00PM Don Menza & Joe Giambra
3:00 – 4:30PM Jack Civiletto with band
5:00 – 7:00PM Formula Band
7:00 – 7:45PM Opening Ceremonies
8:00 – 10:00PM Sal Valentinetti with band
10:00 – 10:45PM Russell J. Salvatore Fireworks/Music Display
Sunday July 21st 2019
11:00 – 12:00PM Italian Mass at St. Anthony’s Church
12:00 – 1:00PM St. Anthony’s Procession (Italian hymns)
12:00 – 1:00PM Galbani Children’s Cheese Building Contest
1:00 – 2:00PM Galbani Celebrity Cheese Building for Charity Contest
2:00 – 4:00PM Italian Idol
5:00 – 6:30PM Austin Giorgio from NBC’s The Voice
6:30 – 8:00PM Atlantic City Boys (Frankie Valli tribute band)