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Sacramento’s annual Festa Italiana runs Aug. 1-2

Ashiah Scharaga

@ascharaga@sacbee.com

The 30th Annual Festa Italiana will mimic a two-day Italian wedding celebration.
The 30th Annual Festa Italiana will mimic a two-day Italian wedding celebration. Sacramento Bee file

Evviva! Sacramentans can munch on cannoli, listen to live music and toss salami at the 30th annual Festa Italiana. The Italian Cultural Society’s annual event returns 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday at the Croatian Cultural Center, 30 Auburn Blvd., Sacramento.

The festival, which is compared to a two-day wedding feast in Italy, features live entertainment all day and night, including a moonlit Saturday night dance. The Festa Queen is chosen during a 5 p.m. pageant Saturday. Admission is $12, children 15 and younger get in free; festaitalianasacramento.com.

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