Welcome to the Seventh Annual Italian-American Heritage Festival of Iowa!

  Preparation is well underway for the seventh annual Italian American Heritage Festival of Iowa! Every year our festival gets bigger and better. This year, will return to the Western Gateway Park in downtown Des Moines on July 28th & 29th. With more space than ever before, we’ve added additional entertainment acts, expanded our cultural exhibits, enhanced our activity Read more about Welcome to the Seventh Annual Italian-American Heritage Festival of Iowa![…]

2016 Festival Contests Announced

The contests for the 2017 Italian American Heritage Festival of Iowa have been announced: Artistic Scholarships  The contest is open to students of Italian descent who will be attending school in the fall at a college, university, art institute or trade school.  There  will  be  two categories: Drawings/Paintings (any form) and Photography, (black and white Read more about 2016 Festival Contests Announced[…]

Sing in the Festival Choir!

Singers are being invited to take part in a mass Honoring the Elderly at this years 7th  annual Italian-American Heritage Festival of Iowa. The liturgical celebration will  take place at 4:00 PM Saturday  July 29th  on the Casey’s Stage in the Western Gateway Park area in downtown Des Moines. Bishop Richard Pates  will officiate, assisted Read more about Sing in the Festival Choir![…]