The 16th annual Kenner Italian Heritage Festival took place April 1-3 in Rivertown, offering displays of historical memorabilia and photographs from Kenner’s Italian families, Italian and local music, lessons in genealogical research and lots of Italian food.

The day was inspired by the rich Italian heritage many Kenner residents share, such as the St. Rosalie Procession in Rivertown in September and the many St. Joseph’s Altars in March each year.