Feast of Santa Rosalia kicks off

The Feast of Santa Rosalia kicked off in Bensonhurst Thursday night.

The Feast of Santa Rosalia kicked off in Bensonhurst Thursday night. (8/20/15)

BENSONHURST - The Feast of Santa Rosalia kicked off in Bensonhurst Thursday night.

The festival celebrates Italian-American heritage and covers several blocks with lights, rides and lots of Italian food.

The 10-day feast has been held annually for more than 70 years.

It runs along 18th Avenue until Aug. 30.

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