Category Archives: Information



A Public Statement Regarding the REO Speedwagon Concert

As part of the 25th Anniversary of HerrinFesta Italiana, we were proud to bring rock legends REO Speedwagon to Herrin. With an all-new stage and Piazza, we were looking forward to a great evening. Unfortunately, weather caused the REO Speedwagon concert to be cut short. Any outdoor concert venue poses the risk of rain. Our […]

New Carnival for 2015

The 2015 edition of HerrinFesta Italiana will feature an all new and upgraded carnival midway.  Festival organizers announced today that the leading carnival company in the world will be bringing one of its units to Herrin May 21-25. “North American Midway Entertainment (NAME) has over 200 rides in its inventory and will be bringing a […]

HerrinFesta History & Heritage Exhibit

In celebration of HerrinFesta’s 25th Annual festival a History & Heritage Exhibition will be on display at the Herrin Chamber seminar rooms. The Festa Art and Craft Contest will return in future years. An unusual gallery of Herrin pictures and memorabilia will be available for Festa visitors. The Little Egypt Art Association will maintain their regular Gift Shop […]

HerrinFesta International Bocce Championship

1st Place Bocce BoyZ-In Honor of Daniel Payne Donnie Hammann Nicke Hammann Daniel Hammann Chris Zimmerman 2nd Place Helleny’s Joe Helleny Andrea Helleny Robert Helleny Pete Williamson 3rd Place Bocce Gods Cory Salmo Brock McGee Justin Leshinksi Dakota Josten 4th Place Ortale #2 Patti Ortale Pat Ortale Sev Ortale Michael Ortale