Get into the spirit of Italy at Festa Italiana! on Sunday, June 9 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Lodi Grape Festival Grounds. This grand event brings the community together with the finest food, activities and entertainment of the Italian culture.
Renowned Italian tenor, Pasquale Esposito, will once again dazzle the audience as headliner on the Morada Produce Main Stage! Nino d'Italiano, the Steve Trucco Band and the Balliamo Italian Folk Dancers complete the line-up. Local entertainment will welcome festival attendees at the Benvenuti Stage and the Bambini Zone is sure to delight your little ones - with Sparkles and Ravioli the clowns, marionettes and Italian dance lessons on the Bambini Stage.
In addition to the awesome live music – Festa Italiana offers delicious Italian food from a dozen Italian chefs, a mercato marketplace, cooking demonstrations, Italian art and history display, bocce ball, salami toss, the automobili show, wine tasting, olive oil and local product tastings, and much more! The "Boss of the Sauce" contest is back, along with pizza pie tossing demonstrations.
Festa Italiana! is a family-friendly event for all ages!
Tickets are $10 at the door or $8 in advance. Children 12 and under are admitted free with an adult. Parking at the event is free! Advance tickets can be purchased online or at the following locations: Gian's Deli - 2112 Pacific Ave, Stockton; SASS! Public Relations - 628 Lincoln Center, Stockton; Pietro's Trattoria - 317 E Kettleman Ln, Lodi; Lodi Grape Festival Grounds - 413 E Lockeford St, Lodi; Bueno Italiano Cafe - 1110 W Kettleman Ln, Lodi; Rinaldi's Market - 4625 Duncan Rd, Linden; The Fruit Bowl - 8767 E Waterloo Rd, Stockton; Town and Country Cafe - 27 W 10th St, Tracy. Visit festa-italiana.com for more information!