Annual San Gennaro Feast will offer plenty of food, rides and entertainment
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Are you Italian or just like to eat like one?
If so, you will want to head out to the 34th annual San Gennaro Fest this week.
The popular festival begins Wednesday at the Grand Canyon Shopping Center, 4245 Grand Canyon Drive, near West Flamingo Road.
The festival will feature more than 70 restaurant food booths, 80 amusement rides including the new 100-foot Vertigo, midway games, arts and crafts booths, and live entertainment.
Some of the mouth-watering dishes that will be offered include linguine and clams, stuffed artichokes, Sicilian pizza, lobster ravioli, Philly cheese steaks, sausage and peppers, chicken Parmesan, fried dough and much more.
Live entertainment will include performances by TV personality and entertainer Tony Sacca, Denise Clemente, Tommy DiVito, Lena Prima, Dick Contino, Esteban and his daughter Joy, members of "The Rat Pack Is Back" and many others.
Moms will ride all amusement rides free on May 8 and dads will be able to ride to ride free on May 9.
The opening ceremony with Mayor Carolyn Goodman and Father Dave Cassaleggio will take place at 7 p.m. May 9.
A spectacular fireworks show is scheduled for 9 p.m. May 12.
Hours are 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. May 8 and 9; 4 p.m. to midnight May 10; 11 a.m. to midnight May 11; and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. May 12.
General admission is $9, $8 for senior citizens and military personnel with valid ID.
Children under 54 inches will be admitted free.
For more information, visit www.sangennarofeast.com.