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2,000 Sausages Can’t Be Wrong

And six other things to know about the 20th annual Sicilian Festival
2,000 Sausages Can’t Be Wrong

Sicilian Festival


35,000 grapes will be stomped.



The big “get” is the Sicilian Tenors, who have played Carnegie Hall.



If you’re participating in the pasta-eating contest, it’s going to be spaghetti with marinara again this year.



The costume parade’s special guest will be Amelia Tripoli, born March 4, 2012. Her parents, Tony and Diana, were married at the 2010 festival.



For the bambini, there’s face painting, inflatable slides, and kids’ rides.



The event is free and you don’t have to be Sicilian to attend (Ferarri and Peroni will be there).



Bernadette Tarantino of Tarantino Gourmet Sausage plans to sell 2,000 Italian sausages.


TASTE IT: 20th Annual Sicilian Festival, Little Italy, May 19, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.,

This item was featured in the May 2013 issue

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