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The Italian Festival is is held in Independence, Louisiana.   Independence is also known as the "Little Italy" of Louisiana because of the large Italian community living in the area. "Little Italy" is located in Tangipahoa Parish in the Florida Parishes Region of the state.   The Italian festival is a way of  upholding traditions and preserving their cultural identity. Italian communities throughout the state celebrate their heritage during the Italian  Festival.

Activities to enjoy: Spaghetti Cook-Off, parades, live bands, great food, and carnival rides

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