Little Italy FESTA!

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Join the Little Italy Association of San Diego, Mossy FIAT, Francis Ford Coppola Winery, The Stiriti Family, Mission Federal Credit Union and other FESTA! sponsors in celebrating the largest single-day Italian festival on the West Coast.

Take the San Diego Trolley (Green Line) to avoid parking challenges, use our convenient shuttle sponsored by Old Town Trolley from the corner of Kettner Blvd. and W. Laurel St. or the corner of Broadway and Pacific Highway. Or: Join Uber so you can ride with ease to and from the Little Italy FESTA! To get your first Uber ride free (up to $20), sign up HERE.

On Sunday, October 12th, San Diego's Little Italy comes alive with the aromas of delicious Italian food, the sounds of amazing entertainment, Gesso Italiano (Italian Chalk) festival, refreshing beverages of the Beer & Wine Garden serving Francis Ford Coppola Winery Wine & Ballast Point Beer and more.

Some noteworthy elements of this year's Little Italy FESTA! are:
Gesso Italiano (Italian Chalk) presented by Mossy FIAT on W. Date St. between India & Union Sts. This year we'll showcase a collaborative art project featuring a beautiful stained glass window from the Duomo di Milano.

Francis Ford Coppola Winery / Ballast Point Beer & Wine Garden on W. Cedar & India Sts.

Grape Stomp Contest - roll up your jeans and be ready to compete!

Cultural Pavilion, presented by Convivio Center, showcasing Italian and Sicilian culture.

Mossy FIAT's Test Drive on Columbia & West Cedar Sts.

Little Italy Mercato Cooking Demo Stage on W. Cedar & India Sts.

Oh What A Night - Tribute to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons returning to the FESTA! by attendee request.

Finale Entertainment: Big Daddy Orchestra on the Francis Ford Coppola Winery Rosso & Bianco Stage (India & W. Date Sts.) and NovaMenco on the Stiriti Family Stage (India & W. Grape Sts.).

Kids' Area with bounce houses and other activities on W. Beech & India Sts.

Stickball Exhibition Game on India St. between Ash and A Sts.

Bocce Ball Tournament at Amici Park (State & W. Date Sts.)

For a list of the Little Italy FESTA! Entertainment line-up, please click on the below link.

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To download the 2014 Little Italy FESTA! Program, with lists of entertainment, map of the event footprint, and entertainment line-up, please click on the below link.

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