Italians Unite for 2018 Feast of the Assumption in Cleveland (slideshow)

100,000 people pour into Cleveland's Little Italy neighborhood every year to feast on Italian recipes, culture and tradition.

Cleveland’s Feast of the Assumption is celebrating its 120th year in the city’s historic Little Italy neighborhood.

The annual Feast, which steps off every year at Holy Rosary Church, commemorates the Virgin Mary’s ascension to heaven.

Here, Italian traditions and culture are on full display, with religious rituals, music and palate-tempting fare.

The Feast, which runs from Aug. 15 to 18, attracts more than 100,000 people to Cleveland’s Mayfield Road corridor.

Soak in the Feast’s pageantry, procession and cuisine here:

2018 Cleveland Feast of the Assumption

Cleveland's 120th Feast of the Assumption stepped off in grand fashion this week. More than 100,000 people will experience the celebration of Italian traditions and culture before it's over. Click here for the slideshow:

Posted by Italian Sons and Daughters of America on Friday, August 17, 2018

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Thousands of people have packed Cleveland’s Little Italy corridor for the Feast of the Assumption. Join the tour and take a look around!

Posted by Italian Sons and Daughters of America on Saturday, August 18, 2018

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