San Gennaro’s Prima Notte launches Sept 28-30 Italian Fest

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Thursday night September 27 2012,  Los Angeles’ happiest Italians and Italian supporters arrived at Prima Notte, the VIP gala that kicks of the Feast of San Gennaro weekend of events. The Galbani Cheese Italian Feast of San Gennaro Los Angeles celebrates Italian food, music, culture, rides and games.  Last night’s colorful crowds filled the area with smiles, music, dancing, delicious food and for a great cause:  The San Gennaro Foundation.

The evening featured delicious food from a number of Los Angeles Italian restaurants including Frankie’s on Melrose, Rocco’s Trattoria, and more.

Prima Notte honored Tommy Lasorda and Lou Cordileone.  Featuring Master of Ceremonies Mark DeCarlo, the Miss San Gennaro presentation, a live auction hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and Adam Carolla. Performance by Louis Prima, Jr., and comedy from John Diresta and John Camponera.

Over the course of the three day celebration, there are countless cooking demonstrations, games for both children and adults, rides for the family, and plenty of music and dancing.

Daily tickets, weekend passes and family specials are available.  Tickets and more information here.