San Gennaro Feast Excitement at The Silverton Casino Hotel Sept. 11-16
August 30, 2012 by VegasNews.com
The 33rd Annual San Gennaro Feast will take place Sept. 11 -16, 2012, in the north parking lot at the Silverton Casino Hotel. The Las Vegas festival celebrating the spirit of San Gennaro features more than 70 restaurant food booths, 80 amusements rides and midway games, arts and crafts booths, and complimentary headliner entertainment coordinated and hosted by Tony Sacca, who has been part of the event for more than 25 years.
This is the best Italian Heritage Celebration this side of Naples!
- Tuesday –Thursday (Sept. 11-13) 4 p.m. – 11 p.m.
- Friday (Sept. 14) 4 p.m. – midnight,
- Saturday (Sept. 15) 11 a.m. – midnight
- Sunday (Sept. 16) 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
WHERE: Silverton Casino Hotel main parking lots
3333 Blue Diamond Road, Las Vegas, Nevada 89139
PARKING: Free Parking
FOOD: Food is vast variety of traditional Italian fare including pasta, pasta and more pasta, fried calamari, calzones, baked clams, pizza, lobster ravioli, Italian fried dough, Italian sausage, peppers and onions, etc.
RIDES: More than 80 amusement rides and midway games including a petting zoo and
- POP – Pay One Price to ride all rides endlessly - $25 Tuesday – Thursday / $30 Friday-Sunday
- Moms ride free on Tuesday, Sept. 11
- Dads ride free on Thursday, Sept. 13
SEPT. 11: In remembrance of the ill-fated day for all Americans, the San Gennaro Feast will honor all military, veterans, firemen, policeman, FBI, Secret Service and Homeland Security with a $5 admission with ID.
CEREMONY: On the second night, Wednesday, Sept. 12, there will be an opening ceremony featuring a Traditional Italian Procession with the Knights of Columbus, Military Color Guard, Mayor Carolyn Goodman, Father Dave Cassaleggio blessing The Feast at 7 p.m. on the entertainment stage with Grand Marshals “Jersey Boys” and Grand Lady Denise Clemente.
FIREWORKS: There will be a gigantic fireworks display at 9 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16.
TALENT: Tuesday, Sept. 11, Special “Las Vegas Sings For America” program with entertainment honoring our military, veterans, firemen, policemen and America. Complimentary entertainment starting at 4 p.m. with TV personality/entertainer Tony Sacca hosting and performing with the Saccettes along with Las Vegas’ finest entertainers backed by the Michael T Orchestra.
- 4 – 5 p.m. Entertainment
- 5 – 6 p.m. Philly Cuzz
- 6 – 8 p.m. Traditional Italian Folk Entertainment
- 8 till closing Tony Sacca and the Saccettes plus Top Line Performers
TICKETS: $9 for adults / $8 for seniors and military at the door. Check the website for discounts. Children 54 inches and under are free. Discount tickets or group rates, visit www.sangennarofeast.com
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