The annual Little Italy Feast of the Assumption (referred to informally as The Feast) is a four-day Catholic street festival centered on Holy Rosary Church on Mayfield Road near its intersection with Murray Hill Road in Cleveland's Little Italy neighborhood.
Off season news
Congratulations to our new Miss Italia of Ohio 2022-2023 – Mia Glassco
In October 2022, Mia Glassco won the Casa Italia Foundation’s Miss Italia of Ohio 2022-2023 pageant.
“Not only did I have an amazing experience, but I got to learn so much about my culture and family history. I dedicated a part of my proceeds to the Northern Italian American Foundation (NOIA) to support preserving the culture in the Cleveland Area.
August 2023 Feast dates:
Saturday, August 12 – 5pm to Midnight
Sunday, August 13 – Noon to 11pm
Monday, August 14 – 6pm to 11pm
Tuesday, August 15 – Noon to 10pm
For more info, contact the Holy Rosary Church
12021 Mayfield Rd, Cleveland, OH 44106
Little Italy’s Feast of the Assumption 2022 kickoff
Video: quick look at Little Italy’s Feast of the Assumption 2022 kickoff. We include some “Best of…” opinions in the video, but they are just our opinions. We’d love to hear yours.
Best Places to Eat
Best overall food at the Feast
2016-2020 1st place champ: Trattoria on the Hill This is going out to real foodies: Let's face it. We're dealing with mass quantities of food here and there's an art to it. Trattoria mastered this art years ago. It's my go-to place for sausage/pizza sandwich, eggplant...
Best Places to Party
Nido’s and Gusto’s patio
https://youtu.be/voYlV8sLtaU Authentic, traditional all-day celebration Each year the patio behind Nido Italia Restaurant and Gusto Ristorante Italiano transforms into one of the go-to places to party in Little Italy. While frequented by many out of towners, the patio...
Best Parking/Transportation Options
Self park and ride (bike)
(Updated August 2022) Parking in Little Italy anytime of year is its downfall As a many year veteran of the Little Italy Feast and long time Heights resident, I can tell you that, as much as I love Little Italy, I loathe the lack of parking. Most people see their...