Thank you to everyone you joined us for our 1st Annual San Gennaro Festival, Sansone-Style!

San Gennaro Festival

San Gennnaro Festival


Date: Sunday, September 25, 2022
Time: 12PM-3PM
Location: Sansone Market, 2147 Jericho Turnpike, Garden City Park, NY 11040
Parking available on the street

Event Details

  • Photo Booth with Sansone Family
  • Enter our Meatball Eating Contest 
  • Enter our Youth & Adult Sauce Tasting Contests 
  • Meet our Vendors & Taste Your way through Italy – olives, drinks, oil, gelato, meatballs, cheese, piadina, coffee, pizza and MORE!
  • Italian Music

Tickets – $5 donation per family; 100% of all ticket donations are donated to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Long Island. 

Enter our Meatball Eating Contest – WINNER is ESTEVAN LIZANA! 

Do you love meatballs?  Want to see how many meatballs you can eat in 2 minutes? Then register for our San Gennaro Meatball Eating Contest!! 

Everyone will have a set number of meatballs and the first person to finish the most meatballs or all the meatballs is the winner! There will be a 2-minute time limit.  Event begins at 1:00PM. You must pre-register online for this event. The event is limited to 10 people.  The winner receives a Sansone Market Snack basket including a medley of specialty Italian treats, including snacks from staple brands you won’t find on American shelves, such as Mulino Bianco, Balconi, Milka, and authentic imported Kinder.

Ultimate Marinara Sauce Contest- WINNER is Mark Luglio & RUNNER UP is Maria Doti

Do you make an amazing meatless sauce and want to compete in our Sansone Ultimate Sauce Competition? If yes, then register for our Ultimate Sauce Competition today!  We have a Youth Competition (under 18) and an Adult Competition (18 and over), and prizes for each winner! On the day of the San Gennaro event bring 1 (one) jar (32 ounces) of your ultimate sauce that will be tasted by our judges.  Must contain NO meat products. 
1 Youth Winner Prize: Treat your friends to a gelato party, on Sansone Market. Includes 4 pints of our exclusive gelato, packed with cups, spoons, and a range of options for dipping and topping your gelato, including Kinder treats and Italian cookies. Including 4 different flavors and toppings. 
1 Adult Winner Prize: Treat a loved one (or just yourself) to a delicious dinner with gourmet ingredients provided by Sansone Market, including the highest-quality carnaroli rice, real Parmigiano-Reggiano, Italian porcini, and more. 

Sansone Market San Gennaro Sponsors