We are very excited about all of the activities taking place at the Arkansas Italian Food & Wine Festival, April 29-May 1, 2022, being held at Penick Boys & Girls Club. There will be three days of fun & food for all. Enjoy the best Italian food offerings in Arkansas. The following restaurants will be serving up the most delicious food in the region:

 The Rock Brick Oven Pizza, Raduno,Vino’s, Grafitti’s, Boulevard, 

 Le Pops, & Repicci’s Italian Ice. 

So many activities throughout the weekend – besides great food & wine, there will be live entertainment, food demonstrations in the Demonstration Tent, competitions galore from bocce & grape stomps daily.  You don’t want to miss the Sauce Competition on Saturday or the Waiters Race on Sunday. Of course lots of activities for the kiddos, including bounce houses & face painting. Join us for a great weekend benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Arkansas.  

Friday, April 29th    4:00 PM – 8:00PM

  • 4:00 PM – Gates open

  • Bocce – Open Play 

  • Grape Stomp sponsored by Ben E. Keith throughout the evening 

  • Demo Tent  – demonstrations throughout the evening. View full schedule here. 

  • Wine Tasting- 5:00 PM- 7:00 PM Additional Ticket Required

RELYANCE BANK STAGE

    • DJ   4:00 PM – 6:30 PM 

    • Entertainment   6:45 PM – 7:45 PM

  • Gates close at 8:00 PM

Saturday, April 30th   10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

  • 10:00 AM – Gates open

  • Sauce Competition Starts at 8:00 AM Judging 1:45 PM

  • Grape Stomp sponsored by Ben E. Keith throughout the day 

  • Bocce  – 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM 

  • Wine Tasting- 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Additional Ticket Required

  • Demo Tent  – demonstrations throughout the day & evening. View full schedule here. 

  • 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM – KidZone 

RELYANCE BANK STAGE

    • DJ –10:00 AM – 6:30 PM

    • Big Dam Horns  6:30 PM – 7:50 PM

  • 8:00 PM – Gates close

Sunday, May 1st   11:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

  • 10:00 AM – Mass officiated by Father Patrick Friend – free to the public

  • 11:00 AM – Gates open

  • Grape Stomp sponsored by Ben E. Keith throughout the day 

  • 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM – Bocce 

  • 2:00 PM – Waiters Race

  • Demo Tent – demonstrations throughout the day & evening. View full schedule here. 

  • 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM – KidZone

RELYANCE BANK STAGE

  • DJ 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

  • 4:00 PM – Gates close