Pittsburgh’s annual Little Italy Days festival is underway in Bloomfield. Starting yesterday, the 2016 Little Italy Days festival has vendors and restaurants taking over Liberty Avenue with tons of Italian food and fun to celebrate the Italian heritage.
Little Italy Days goes on throughout the weekend and will also include entertainment, in addition to, all of the food.
— Office of the Mayor (@TheNextPGH) August 18, 2016
Steelers legend Franco Harris took part in a Bocce Ball tournament filled with local celebrities like Mayor Peduto and Senator Costa.
Citizens can enjoy live music while consuming every different form of pasta imaginable, lasagna, and meatballs.
— Follow on @YaJagoff (@yajagoffpodcast) August 19, 2016
Due to Little Italy Days, Liberty Avenue will experience heavy congestion tonight and be closed both Saturday and Sunday night.
Liberty Avenue was open Thursday night and will remain open Friday night, but motorists are asked to proceed with caution while driving by the festival tonight.
The Little Italy Days festival goes from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. tonight, noon to 9 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.
More information on Little Italy Days can be found at LittleItalyDays.com.