Festa Coloniale Italiana - September 15, 2018

The San Francisco Italian Athletic Club Foundation cordially invites you to attend their 10th annual FESTA COLONIALE ITALIANA, on Saturday September 15, 2018, from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

MorenoThe Festa takes place at 1630 Stockton St., home of the historic San Francisco Italian Athletic Club, which is adjacent to Washington Square Park in the Heart of North Beach. Festa Coloniale Italiana is the only authentic Italian street festival held in San Francisco. This is a free, fun, family event and is open to the public.

Come and enjoy continuous live music, authentic Italian cuisine, wine tasting, the Ricco Italian Dancers directed by Toni Bava, and an expert pizza toss by 12 time World Champion and restaurateur Tony Gemignani of Tony's Pizza Napoletana of North Beach. Enjoy browsing through the Italianissimi inspired products of the vendors while you sip a beverage, taste some delicious Italian food and stroll to the live music, as you make your way up Stockton Street to the display of vintage Italian autos and scooters provided by EuroClassix Cars and Bello Moto of San Francisco.

Don't be late, or you might miss some of the great entertainment and gathering of family and friends. Please join us. Allergia!

Don’t forget to snap a photo of classic, collectible Italian motorcars from
Dreams On Wheels SF at the Festa!

FESTA Highlights include:
  • Italian food
  • Live performers with  special guest Moreno Fruzzetti 
  • Pizza Toss by Tony’s Pizza
  • Vendors with specialty Italian gifts 
  • Wine Tasting
  • and more.


Pizza Toss Tony Gemignani

Bay Area Weekend Events: Festa Coloniale Italiana

Entertainment Schedule

Entertainment Schedule

10:00 - 11:15:  Recorded Italian Music
11:15 - 11:55:  Tom Torriglia Band
Noon - 12:30:  Community Speeches
12:35 - 1:15:   John DeMers and his Sinatra tribute
1:20 - 1:55:     Steve Albini and il Sole
2:00 - 2:50:     Moreno Fruzzetti
2:55 - 3:15:    12-time world champion and restauranteur Tony Gemignani of Tony’s Pizza Napoletana
3:20 - 3:50:    Terra, Sangue, Mare with Michela Musolino and Fabio Turchetti
3:55 - 4:10:    Ricco Italian Dancers
4:35 - 4:50:    Ricco Italian Dancers
4:55 - 5:55:    The North Beach Boys
6:00 - 9:00     La Musica d’Italia in Washington Square Park, a free concert celebrating 100 years of Italian music and song featuring the talent of Daniel Rodriguez “The Singing Policeman,” Maria Kavanaugh, Maria Infantino, and Chris Macchio.
Bring your blanket for lawn seating! (There will be limited seating for the disabled and elderly.)



Vendors that will be participating at this year's festa are:

Italian Concepts - Handcrafted products 

Elizabeth Ashcroft Fine Art

Frame a Phrase - Italian License Plate Frames

Gioia Italian Art and Products

Roxanne's Biscotti

Giovanni's Specialties

Ferro's Books - Settings in Italy

Studio Michetti Jewelry Design

Jennifer Barone - Poet

La Copa Loca Gelato

Bruno's Italian Red Wine Vinegar

Art by Arata

Mike's Bird Cottages

Scarlata Farms Olive Oil

Canine Companions for Independence

Public Library North Beach

SF Chronicle

Photo Albums


Festa Coloniale Italiana 2017

45 media


Festa Coloniale Italiana 2016

8 media


Festa Coloniale Italiana 2015

51 media


Festa Coloniale Italiana 2014

40 media


Festa Coloniale Italiana 2013

30 media

Highlights of the Festa Coloniale Italiana - 2017

  • Carlo con Amici on Stage
  • Stage View
  • La Copa Loca
  • Linda Amato Designs - Murano Glass Jewelry
  • Madonna del Lume Society
  • Moreno Fruzzetti
  • SFIAC Festa 2017
  • SFIAC Festa 2017
  • SFIAC Festa 2017
  • SFIAC Festa 2017
  • SFIAC Festa 2017