20th Annual Festa Italiana Weekend
Please note, this event has expired.
Festa Italiana Weekend started in the spring of 1997 and is an annual multi-day event that honors Italian culture and heritage by showcasing the finest cuisine from the Tampa Bay area’s top restaurants and catering companies, exciting entertainment from world renowned performers, a variety of premier wines and spirits, and a diverse assortment of activities for guests of all ages.
Thursday: Wines of Italy: The Official Opening Party to Festa Italiana Weekend that offers tastings of over 70 wines from Italy and Italian cuisine, antipasti and desserts. A silent auction offers an opportunity to win fabulous prizes and gift packages. Location: The Italian Club of Tampa
Friday: 8th Annual Crewe of Italia Bocce Ball Tournament. Register teams here: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/krewe-of-italia-5876057477. Location: Centennial Park, Ybor City.
Saturday: Festa Italiana Events: Spend a day with your friends and family at a variety of Festa Italiana Weekend events such as the annual Bocce Ball Invitational, the Italian Idol singing competition, the Homemade Vino Competition, and much more. Location: Historic Ybor City
Sunday: Main Event: Festa Italiana: Over 35 of Tampa Bay’s top restaurants and catering companies will serve delicious dishes and tastings. The Main Stage will showcase some of the world’s greatest entertainers, singers and dancers. Festa Italiana kicks off with Sunday Mass Procession followed by food, entertainment, cooking competitions and classes, grape stomping, a children’s area, a Club Italia party tent and a cultural and genealogy area. Location: The Italian Club of Tampa
1731 E. 7th Avenue, Tampa, FL 33605