Blauvelt Sons of Italy Festival

The Blauvelt Sons of Italy Festival, a spirited celebration of all things Italian, returns Sept. 14-17 to Masonic Park in Tappan, NY.

This 8th annual Blauvelt Sons of Italy Festival will feature a wide selection of Italian food, live music and dancing, as well as traditional fair fare, carnival games and exciting midway rides for all ages, from kiddie rides to thrill rides.

Italian specialties will include a variety of pasta dishes, brick-oven pizza made on site, sausage and peppers, seafood, barbecue favorites, and sweets and treats such as zeppole, cannoli, sfogliatelle, Italian ices and ice cream.

More than 50 vendors will offer jewelry, home goods, artwork, freshly hand-rolled cigars and clothing including Italian culture-themed items.

Festival admission is $5 and free for children ages 11 and younger.

Unlimited ride wristbands are available for $25 on Thursday and $30 on Sunday. Ride tickets are $1.50 each, $25 for 20 tickets, or $50 for 50 tickets plus 1 free ride. Rides take 3 or more tickets each.

The festival will be presented by the Blauvelt Sons of Italy, Rockland Lodge #2176 from 5 to 11 pm Thursday, 5 pm to midnight Friday, 11 am to midnight Saturday, and noon to 9 pm Sunday at 89 Western Highway.

For more information, call 866-666-3247 or visit DreamlandAmusements.com.