Spring Lake is gearing up for this years Italian Festival which is taking place Saturday, September 29th.

This awesome event features some great food, of course, with an 'Al Fresco' Italian Speciaty Food Court and a Wine and Beer Garden. and there will be awesome entertainment too.

There will be a special appearance by the legendary comedian Uncle Floyd as well as live music, a petting zoo, a mime, face painting, balloon twisting, shopping, and an Art Walk as well.

The festivities will take place along 3rd Ave. and Morris Ave. in downtown Spring Lake.  The event runs from 12:00 noon to 5:00pm.

We had the chance to speak with George D'Amico and Joe Reffeto about the big event and you can check out the entire interview in the video below.

You also don't want to miss the Italian Dinner at the Breakers, which takes place Thursday, September 27th from 6:00pm to 9:00pm and features entertainment by 2016 Hoboken Sinatra Idol winner Zachary Alexander.

To get more information on the dinner or the Italian Festival, just visit springlake.org.

George and Joe With Spring Lake Italian Festival Details