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31st Annual Great Eldorado Italian Festival Set for October 6-7

For 31 years, the Eldorado has brought the sights, sounds and flavors of Italy to downtown Reno during the Eldorado Great Italian Festival. The festival, held each year in October, is a celebration of Italian culture and traditions.

Set for October 6 and 7, the festival includes numerous event highlights including the grape stomp, sauce cookers competition, an Italian farmer’s market, bocce ball, kids’ gelato eating contest and everyone’s favorite homemade Italian Buffet.

Celebrate everything Italian with the 31st Annual Great Eldorado Italian Festival on Saturday and Sunday, October 6 and 7.  For more details, photos and other Italian Festival information visit or call 775-786-5700. The latest Eldorado updates are also available on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and the Eldorado’s interactive iPhone and Android Apps.