We are very excited about all of the activities taking place at the Arkansas Italian Food & Cultural Festival, September 25-27, 2020, being held at the Clinton Presidential Center.   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, Low Ivy, Raduno,  Sauce(d), Vino’s, 42 Bar & Table at the Clinton Presidential Center, Grafitti’s, Pine Bluff Country Club, Le Pops, Delta Biscuit Co. & Wells Fun Company.

So many activities throughout the weekend – besides great food, wine & craft beer, 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, & all of the animals from Heifer Village. Join us for a great weekend benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Arkansas.  

FRIDAY, September 25  4:00 PM – 8:00PM

  • 4:00 PM – Gates open

  • Bocce sponsored by Stella Rosa Wines – Open Play 

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

  • Demo Tent sponsored by Little Rock Allergy Clinic, Brown Rogers Accounting, & Gleason Insurance – demonstrations throughout the evening. View full schedule here. 

  • KidZone  – 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

RELYANCE BANK STAGE

    • DJ Nick Hud    4:00 PM – 6:30 PM 

    • Entertainment   6:45 PM – 7:45 PM

  • Gates close at 8:00 PM

SATURDAY, September 26 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 sponsored by Stella Rosa Wines – 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM 

  • Demo Tent sponsored by Little Rock Allergy Clinic, Brown Rogers Accounting, & Gleason Insurance – demonstrations throughout the day & evening. View full schedule here. 

  • 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM – KidZone 

RELYANCE BANK STAGE

    • DJ Nick Hud 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM

    • Entertainment  7:00 PM – 7:50 PM

  • 8:00 PM – Gates close

SUNDAY, September 27 11:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

  • 10:00 AM – Mass officiated by Father Shawn Wesley – 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 sponsored by  Stella Rosa Wines

  • 2:00 PM – Waiter’s Race

  • Demo Tent sponsored by Little Rock Allergy Clinic, Brown Rogers Accounting, & Gleason Insurance – demonstrations throughout the day & evening. View full schedule here. 

  • 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM – KidZone

RELYANCE BANK STAGE

  • DJ Nick Hud 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

  • 4:00 PM – Gates close