Things to Know

2018 Dates
Aug. 24th, 5 pm–10 pm • Aug. 25th, noon–10 pm • Aug. 26th, noon–6 pm

Family Festival Favoloso!

The Butler Italian Festival accentuates the deep and rich heritage of “famiglia” with events, activities and performances that unite spectators from all nationalities who enjoy life and appreciate the warmth of celebratory togetherness.

What to Know before you get here.

Free Parking

In honor of the festival, all City of Butlerparking areas are FREE for spectators with the exception of the new McKean Street Parking Garage.

Street Closures

  • Main Street
    • Friday, Sept. 1 closed from 2 pm to 9 pm
    • Saturday, Sept. 2 and Sunday Sept. 3 closed
    from noon to 9 pm
    • Monday, Sept. 4 closed from noon to 6 pm
  • Side Streets
    The following side streets (between McKean
    and Washington) will be closed each night:

    WISR Way, Walnut, Locus, New Castle, Jefferson,
    Birch, Cunningham, Vogely and Diamond
    Friday through Sunday, all streets will re-open
    at 9 pm, or as soon as can practically be accomplished.
    On Monday, streets will re-open at 7 pm, or as soon as can be practically accomplished.

Q & A

Friday 5 pm-9 pm, Saturday noon-9 pm, Sunday noon-9pm, Monday noon-6 pm
Yes, the Butler Italian Festival is completely free to attend!
In Butler, PA on Main Street downtown, from Diamond St. to Jefferson St.
The festival is rain or shine, however, depending on the severity of the weather acts may be canceled or rescheduled for the safety of the performers.
Yes, in honor of the festival, all City of Butlerparking areas are FREE for spectators with the exception of the new McKean Street Parking Garage.

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