Feast of the Assumption Cleveland

Admission to Feast of the Assumption in Cleveland’s Little Italy at University Circle is free.

  • When: August 15 – 18, 2024 (starts 6pm the 12th):
  • Location: (Map It) Little Italy’s Murray Hill neighborhood in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Phone: 216-421-2995
  • Web: click here

Feast of the Assumption in Cleveland’s Little Italy at University Circle on Murray Hill is a major annual event celebrated for over 100 years in this historic neighborhood of Cleveland.  Whether you’re Italian or not, this festival is popular with everyone. There is a traditional religious procession through the ethnic neighborhood streets following a mass at the church. Crowds are enormous as it seems all of northeast Ohio ascends on this little Italian-American community, making it “Big Italy” if only for a few days. There is plenty of music, dancing, artwork, rides, and great food. The area is filled with an “old-world” atmosphere. The four-day celebration draws crowds of more than 100,000 annually. How can that many people be wrong? This is the place to see if you’re looking for old-world charm, culinary delight, and beautiful cityscape.

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