The Dickinson Little Italy Festival of Galveston County is a family friendly event occurring annually during the month of March, on the Saturday preceding the feast day of St. Joseph, with the purpose of honoring and exhibiting Sicilian-Italian

customs, traditions, food, music, contests, games, and culture!

History in the Making

Festival 2020 just after setting up and waiting for the crowd

Festival 2021

LOCATION: Dickinson City Hall Grounds and Facility 4403 Highway 3, 

Dickinson Public Library, Emmite Square (St. Goar behind the library), and surrounding properties


DATE:  Saturday, March 13, 2021

TIME:  The St. Joseph's Day Procession will start the Festival at 9:30 a.m. in front of Dickinson City Hall.

The procession will progress from outside of city hall to one of the Dickinson Historic Landmark homes

of Emmite Square located at 4404 St. Goar.  The festival ends at 6:00 p.m.

ENTRANCE FEE:  Free to the public        

Press 2021

What to look forward to


St. Joseph Altar


Authentic Italian Food

Beverages - Alcohol & Non

Family Heritage Exhibit


Little Italy Market

Games & Activities

Spaghetti Eating Contest

Grape Stomping

Bocce Ball Tournament


Gladiator Fighting with Noodles

Games and Activity Area for Children



Greco-Roman Grappling

Self Defense

Gladiators in Training

Training for the Colosseum

VIP Area and Gourmet Alley

Festival 2020

2020 Festival Picture Ordering:

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