September 26-28, 2014
Celebrating Italian Culture – three days of music, food, wine, rides and games
Community festival returns to its root
The 13thAnnual Galbani Cheese Italian Feast of San Gennaro, Los Angeles takes over Hollywood from September 26-28with their annual street festival, celebrating everything that it means to be Italian.
Inspired by the 80+ year old New York City tradition, the Feast celebrates Italian culture, entertainment and cuisine, and will feature great food, music, genealogy research, a free kid’s corner & petting zoo, pony rides, bocce, bingo, carnival rides, games and more. Surprise celebrity guests will join the cooking team, as they demonstrate Italian recipes on the Galbani CheeseLa Cucina Italiana Cooking Stagewith special guest, Galbani Cheese’s very own Chef Marco. The savory smells of Italian sausage and peppers, meatballs simmering in homemade sauce, baked clams on the half shell, warm cheese on perfectly crusted pizza and sugar-powdered zeppole fill the streets of Hollywood while patrons enjoy cold glasses of Sangria to complement such mouth-watering food!
The fun-filled weekend commences on Friday, September 26th with live music and performances scheduled over the entire thirty hours the festival doors are open. Special events going on throughout the weekend, include a “Gravy-Sauce” competition, “Galbani Cheese Building Contest for Charity” and a weekend “Will You Marrow Me?” donor campaign for Be the Match registry, which recruits marrow donors to save lives of blood cancer patients. A Blood Drive for Cedars Sinai Hospital will be hosted on-site from 11am-5pm on Sunday.
A Procession of St. Gennaro on Hollywood Blvd. will begin atnoonon Saturday, September 27thfollowing the11:00amMass on the Main Stage presided by Monsignor Antonio Cacciapuoti.
Galbani Cheese (formerly PreciousCheese), same great taste, different name, is proud to be back for the 13thannual Feast!
The festival venue is conveniently located across the street from theHollywood and Highlandcomplex andMetro Red Line, at 1651 N. Highland Ave, one block south of Hollywood Blvd. The Feast will be heldSeptember 26-28, 2014(Fri5pm-Midnight, Sat11am-Midnight, Sun11am-10pm). General admission is $5 and kids under 12 are Free.
The Feast of LA is affiliated with San Gennaro Society, Christ the King Church, Uncle Frank’s Helping Hand Foundation, Be the Match Marrow Registry and local Blood Drives. For more information about the Galbani Cheese Italian Feast of San Gennaro, Los Angeles, please visitwww.feastofla.comor call(818) 508-0082.