After years of planning, ground was finally broken on what will soon be Piazza Miramare in San Pedro, a dedication to the large Italian community living in the area.  The ceremony was held in accordance with Italian-American Heritage Month, and when finished, the spot will be home to the country's newest Little Italy, along 6th Street and Harbor Bo...

Festa Italiana 2022 is here! Saturday October 15th - Sunday October 16th 2022. Program will begin promptly at 6:00pm at the Main Stage. 6th Street between S Palos Verdes St and S Centre St. in Downtown San Pedro, CA. Free to Attend. Authentic Italian Food, Entertainers, Raffles, Vendors and More! Honorees include Rick Caruso, Christian Guardino, An...

The Piazza Miramare will have its groundbreaking on October 20,2022. The European-style piazza is located at the corner of S. Harbor Blvd. and W 6th St. in the “heart” of Little Italy of Los Angeles in downtown San Pedro, California. A beautiful fountain will sit at the North end of the Piazza and the east side of the Piazza will host “The Waterfro...

To celebrate this year’s Festa della Repubblica, the Consulate General of Italy, along with the Little Italy of Los Angeles Association (LILAA), has organized the Italy Run LA, a 5K race taking place Sunday 5th of June at 8 a.m. close to the ocean, in charming San Pedro. “Italians and Italian-Americans are an integral part of what makes Los Angeles...

Standing on San Pedro’s new waterfront promenade, before a crowd of about 300 on Friday, May 6, Los Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino recalled that it was this development that motivated him to run to represent the 15th District a decade ago. While it’s not finished just yet, Buscaino’s 10-year run as the area’s councilman is now just months awa...

San Diego was a perfect start to our West Coast trip. But today, we're heading up to Los Angeles. No, not Hollywood. Not yet anyway. Instead, we're making a stop by a historic and special little town known as San Pedro. Join John, Rossella and Pat as they literally eat their way through America's NEWEST Little Italy. From the historic restaurants,...

Local San Pedrans got together to celebrate everything and everyone Italian at Festa Italiana this past Saturday on Oct. 2. The free, outdoor street fair provided space for local vendors selling Italian treats, beer and wine, as well as live performances. Officially, the festival is celebrating the start of Italian-American Heritage and Culture Mon...

Italian food, art, fast cars, and a wine and beer garden will all be a part of a night of music and entertainment with a street fair atmosphere for Festa Italiana on Saturday, October 2nd from 5 to 10 PM in San Pedro in celebration of Italian American Heritage Month. "Festa Italiana," co-sponsored by the Little Italy of Los Angeles Association (LIL...

October 2nd 2021, 5-10 PM. 6th Street, Downtown San Pedro between Centre St & Palos Verdes St. Join us for this free event, an outdoor street fair dedicated to Italian culture in Los Angeles' new Little Italy district in Downtown San Pedro. There will be local vendors selling Italian treats, beer and wine, live performances and so much more! This e...

Ciao paesani… and Greetings From Italian CALIFORNIA! This past July, we made our way out West to explore the Italian side of the Golden State, as we set out to film four brand-new episodes of our popular YouTube web series, “Greetings From Italian America.”  Joined by our amici from the Italian Sons and Daughters of America (ISDA), we took a whirlw...