Little Italy’s Feast of the Assumption

Little ItalyIt’s time for one of our favorite Cleveland festivals: The Feast of the Assumption. It begins on Monday, Aug. 15, with a solemn mass is celebrated at Holy Rosary Church at 10 a.m., followed by a procession down Mayfield Road honoring the Virgin Mary. What follows is one of the best parties in Ceveland. Live music, amusement rides, church activities and all your favorite Italian foods: spaghetti and meatballs, cavatelli, meatball and sausage subs, calzones, italian ice, and cannolis. Don’t miss the patio parties at Nido Italia and Trattoria on the Hill.

The festival concludes with an 8 pm Mass and a beautiful candlelit procession down Mayfield Road to honor the Virgin Mary. Fireworks will follow at approximately 10:00 p.m. in Tony Brush Park.

The feast runs from August 12-15.
Friday, August 12 – 6 pm to Midnight
Saturday, August 13 – Noon to Midnight
Sunday, August 14 – Noon to 11 pm
Monday, August 15 – Noon to 11 pm (Solemn Mass at 10 am/Procession following Mass)

Feast of the Assumption, Little Italy, Cleveland.

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Author: Heather Zachariah

Former Art Director for Home Magazine, Heather Leahy Zachariah, left her career in publishing after baby number number one. She now works from home as a freelance graphic designer and a chauffeur to her 3 busy kids. "Working on TipsFromTown has been a wonderful outlet for me. It renewed my love of publishing where I can design colorful, enticing pages online and allows me to share the things I love about being a mom." Heather grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio, a place that still is near and dear to her. " After living in Brooklyn for 18 years and studying Graphic Design at Pratt Institute, she now lives in the Jersey burbs. "I love living so close to NYC, but in my heart, I'm an Ohio girl."


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