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Melbourne Italian Festa

Sunday, 17 November 2019
9 am – 9 pm

Celebrating Italian Culture, Heritage and Community
Melbourne Italian Festa is a platform where past and present Italian traditions and culture are brought together to create the fabric that is multicultural Melbourne.

here we are

In the spirit of what the Festa once used to be, this year we have been able to extend the festivities to include not only “Piazza Italia” but also Lygon Street (from Queensberry Street to Grattan Street).

how to get there

Lygon St. will be closed to vehicle traffic from Queensberry Street to Grattan St. and parking in surrounding areas is limited.
We strongly recommend you arrive by using either public transport, by foot, by bicycle or using Melbourne Bike Share.

What Makes the Festa Special?

Performances & Live Music

A full entertainment program which includes performances by various artists and Italian live music.

Sport, Workshops, Art & Culture

Sport activities and attractions for children and families, such as soccer tournament, giant games, soccer tables, face painting, workshops, recycling program, “burattini” show and much more!

Community arts & culture – Melbourne Italian Festa will fly its green, white and red colours proudly, sharing Italian traditions and curiosities. 

Food & Auto

It wouldn’t be an Italian Festa without a banquet of delicious Italian food offered by merchants and vendors.

Melbourne Italian Festa will host the Grand Finale of the Targa Florio Australia Tribute and presentation ceremony for 2019.

headline act

Don’t miss your chance to witness Sooshi Mango, one of Australia’s funniest comedy act’s, with over 80 million views online and sold out national tours around Australia!

get involved

Become a Partner

Partnership with the
Melbourne Italian Festa
gives exposure and
opportunity to generate brand
awareness, revenue and networking. 


Become a Vendor

Vendor and exhibitors are key ingredients of the Melbourne Italian Festa. As one of Melbourne’s most significant cultural street festivals, the Festa represents an incredible opportunity to showcase your products or services.


Volunteers are valuable contributors to the success of the Melbourne Italian Festa!
We look forward to collaborating with you and celebrating
together the Italo-Australian culture.


We will have water fountains available in the park, so please keep hydrated.


Remember to dispose of your waste appropriately in the bins provided.


We are encouraging an environmentally friendly event.

Committee & Partners

This year the Melbourne Italian Festa will celebrate the spirit, values and traditions of Italian art and culture, and this could not be accomplished without the increase commitment and professionalism of the Melbourne Italian Festa Committee and Partners.

Institutional Partners

Major Institutional Partners

Major Partner 

Corporate Partners

Media Partners



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