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33rd Annual Eldorado Great Italian Festival Set for October 11-12

RENO, Nev. (July 17, 2014) – For 33 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 11 and 12, the festival includes numerous event highlights including a grape stomp, sauce cookers competition, free live entertainment on two outdoor stages, an Italian farmer’s market, bocce ball, kids’ gelato eating contest, a wine walk, incredible Italian food street-side and an extensive Italian buffet inside the Eldorado.

Celebrate everything Italian with the 33rd Annual Eldorado Great Italian Festival on Saturday and Sunday, October 11 and 12. 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.