68th Italian-American Days celebrated in Benld

Jun 05, 2022 204

BY: Erin Sanson

Benld hosted its 68th annual Italian American days over Memorial Day weekend, with events and entertainment lasting from Friday, May 27 until Sunday, May 30. The Italian Club of Benld hosts this annual celebration every Memorial Day weekend at the Benld City Park. The club organizes and runs the event and proceeds from the festival are used to fund various community projects throughout the year.

Friday the festivities began at 4 p.m. with the official opening of the celebration. Each evening saw a fish fry beginning at 4 p.m. and live entertainment beginning at 6;30 p.m. with a variety of bands. Bingo was also hosted every night at 7 p.m.

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SOURCE: https://www.enquirerdemocrat.com

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