Little Italy Endicott celebrates its Italian heritage with Gusto! The Italian Festival celebrates its 12th year and is once again being held on Endicott's Northside on Witherill Street between Oak Hill and Hill Avenues. The celebration runs from 5 to 9 PM on Friday night (August 24th).  Other activities go on through Sunday.

The neighborhood block party features displays on the area's Italian heritage and plenty of Italian foods and pastries. There is a scheduled fireworks show set for 9:00 P.M. as well.  Residents from all around the festival walk to the event while others visit from other communitie with parking available on surrounding side streets and parking lots.

Many come to enjoy the various foods and entertainment. Others visit to rekindle friendships from past years. A schedule of the various events throughout this weekend in Little Italy Endicott can be found here.