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Italian Fest 2013

7th Annual Iron Mountain Italian Fest
Saturday, August 17 2013
12 noon - 11:00 p.m.
Downtown Iron Mountain
Iron Mountain Street/East "A" Street Parking Lot

 

All proceeds from the festival will go to the Iron Mountain Main Street Program in order to serve their mission of economic development and historic preservation through community participation.   We appreciate the support of the community as we work to make downtown Iron Mountain a better place!

Sponsors:

First National Bank & Trust Company
93 Rock
94 Rock
Ameriprise Financial
Bacco Construction Company
Bink’s Coca-Cola Bottling Co.
Champion Inc.
Classic Auto Collision
Culligan
Iron Mountain-Kingsford Community Federal CU
M.J. Electric
Northern Star Industries Inc.
Results Broadcasting
River Valley Bank
Super One Foods
The Miller Agency, Inc.
Tourism Association of the Dickinson County Area
Wisconsin Energy Foundation



Important need to know facts on the event are listed below:

Tickets
Admission is $5.00.
*Children and Tour de Dickinson entrants enter for Free
All tickets may be purchased the day of the festival.

 

Food 
Local vendors will be available from our favorites
Crispigna's
Antonio's Pizza
Northside Noodle Company
Alley Dog Hotdogs
Hillcrest Catering


Beer and Wine
Local and Italian wines will be available at the event as well as domestic beers for the less adventuresome.  You will love the Peroni!!

Entertainment
Live Music All Day!  Inflatable rides and Bounce House for the children!  Bocce ball! Face painting!  Chalk Drawings!  Children's games by Abundant Life Church! Italian Market! Grape Stompers, Pizza Dough Tossing, Italian Idol, and Italian King and Queen!

 

New to Italian Fest 2013: An Italian Fest King and Queen will be chosen!





The 2013 Italian Fest Entertainment Lineup

 

12:00 p.m. Opening Ceremony
12:15 p.m. Bill Hasse Orchestra
1:15 p.m. Italian Fest King & Queen Crowning
1:30 p.m. Bill Hasse Orchestra
2:45 p.m. Pizza Dough Tossing Competition
3:15 p.m. Tom Gursky & Anastasia Lee
3:45 p.m. Italian Idol
4:15 p.m. Jan & Gino
5:45 p.m. Grape Stomp
6:15 p.m. Jan & Gino
8:00 p.m. The Cadillac's
 
 

Volunteers
Volunteers will receive a free Italian Fest t-shirt and FREE ADMISSION to the event in exchange for a four-hour shift.  There is a range of duties that need to be performed, so call Jonathan at the Iron Mountain Main Street offices for more information. 

Volunteer shifts are available at the following times 

11:30 am - 3:00pm

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

7:00pm - 11:00pm

Please call the Main Street Offices at (906) 774-8534 if you are interested in Volunteering at the 2013 Italian Fest!
 

Grape Stompers, Pizza Dough Throwers, and Singers Wanted for Seventh Annual Italian Fest
 
Main Street manager, Jonathan Ringel noted, "I encourage those persons interested in singing, throwing, or stomping to visit these local sponsors and sign up fast as space is limited.  I am looking forward to seeing everyone downtown on August 17th at this wonderful fundraiser event which supports revitalization efforts in our community."
 
Winners of the Italian Idol, Pizza Dough Tossing, and Grape Stomp will win a 50 dollar cash prize donated to the charity of their choice. 

Italian Idol
Do you sing in the shower or want to show off you vocal skill?  The Iron Mountain Main Street is seeking out ten participants for the Italian Idol Singing Competition.  Persons who hum in the shower or sing in the car are encouraged to sign up.  Participants are permitted to sing the song of their choice this year if they provide their own CD for event staff.


Download application here!
 
Sponsored by Music Tree, participants are asked to sign up by filling out an application at the Iron Mountain City Hall at 501 S. Stephenson Avenue or simply downloading the application and dropping off or mailing to the Iron Mountain City Hall at 501 S. Stephenson Avenue, Iron Mountain, MI 49801.

Pizza Dough Throwers
Is there anyone out there who takes risks while cooking? Sign up for the Pizza Dough Tossing Competition! Five participants are being sought to show off their pizza dough tossing skills.


Download application here!
 
Sponsored by Antonio's Pizza, participants are asked to sign up by filling out an application at the Iron Mountain City Hall at 501 S. Stephenson Avenue or simply downloading the application and dropping off or mailing to the Iron Mountain City Hall at 501 S. Stephenson Avenue, Iron Mountain, MI 49801.
 
Grape Stomp Competition
Have you ever thought of making wine with your own feet?  Sign up for Grape Stomp Competition.  Super One is saving the best grapes for smashing and we hope that you will volunteer to be a part of the fun.  Up to five teams of two people each will be accepted so sign up today.


Download application here!
 

Sponsored by Super One, participants are asked to sign up by filling out an application at the Iron Mountain City Hall at 501 S. Stephenson Avenue or simply downloading the application and dropping off or mailing to the Iron Mountain City Hall at 501 S. Stephenson Avenue, Iron Mountain, MI 49801.
 
 
 
Sponsors:

First National Bank & Trust Company
93 Rock
94 Rock
Ameriprise Financial
Bacco Construction Company
Bink’s Coca-Cola Bottling Co.
Champion Inc.
Classic Auto Collision
Culligan
Iron Mountain-Kingsford Community Federal CU
M.J. Electric
Northern Star Industries Inc.
Results Broadcasting
River Valley Bank
Super One Foods
The Miller Agency, Inc.
Tourism Association of the Dickinson County Area
Wisconsin Energy Foundation



Be sure to join us for the 8th Annual Italian Fest on Saturday, August 16, 2014!







 
 
 
Iron Mountain Main St.