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18 Jan
4th Annual Italian Festival Brings Little Italy to New Location

4th Annual Italian Festival Brings Little Italy to New Location

Ciao! Italian Association Moves to Scottsdale Civic Center Mall

 

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (January 03, 2017) The Italian Festival brings Italian culture, food, fashion and more to Scottsdale for its biggest year yet. Sponsored by The City of Scottsdale and hosted by the Italian Association of Arizona, a local 501c(3) non-profit, this two-day celebration is on Saturday, March 25 and Sunday, March 26, 2017. With over 15,000 visitors last year, the Italian Festival has moved to the Civic Center Mall to accommodate the growing crowds with more vendors and entertainment than ever before! The event features everything from live music to unique, hand crafted Italian items. There will be wine tastings, authentic Italian cuisine and performing artists from Italy, like the singer Anna Calemme, the Fivizzano Flags Wavers Group, and several others. A portion of the proceeds will go toward St. Vincent de Paul, an organization that helps feed, clothe, house and heal those in need in Arizona.

 

WHO:The ItalianAssociation                                                                            

 

WHAT:   The 4th annual Italian Festival is a two-day event sponsored by The City of Scottsdale celebrating Italian culture, food, music, arts, fashion and commerce.

 

WHEN:   

Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 9p.m.                             Sunday, March 26, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

WHERE: Civic Center Mall

                 3939 N Drinkwater Blvd.

                 Scottsdale, AZ 85251

 

COST:    $10 pre-sale and $15 at the door. Children under 12 are free. Visit www.italianfestivalaz.com/ or www.italianassociation.org/ for event details.    

 

For more information about the Italian Festival, contact the Italian Association at 480-745-7020 or email info@ItalianAssociation.org.  Potential vendors can visit www.italianfestivalaz.com to learn how to get involved!

 

About Italian Association:

The Italian Association (IA) is a private, non-profit 501-(c)-(3), non-political membership organization open to the Italian and American Community of Arizona and to the Arizona University Students that have an interest in developing their understanding and knowledge of Italy. The IA objective is to provide its members with a broad range of services to support their business, to facilitate communications and exchanges between members, to help accelerate their expansion plans and to promote Italian culture.

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27 Feb
The Italian Festival Returns to Scottsdale’s SouthBridge

          Contact: Melissa Schonberger

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                               Phone: 602-290-4109

January 14, 2015                                       Email: melissa@evolveprandmarketing.com 

 

The Italian Festival Returns to Scottsdale’s SouthBridge

Two-Day Event Set to Celebrate Italian Culture, Food, Music, Arts, Fashion & Commerce

 

(Scottsdale) Scottsdale’s SouthBridge is going to transform again into an Italian “piazza” on Saturday, March 21 and Sunday, March 22, 2015. The celebration begins Saturday afternoon with Italian music, Italian wine tastings and delicious Italian bites from over 10 local Italian bistros. Stroll along the exhibits while shopping for hand crafted items and products and enjoy the different types of Italian food and wine. The two-day event will also feature different cooking demonstrations and “all you can eat” competitions.

 

WHO:      The Italian Association

 

WHAT:   The second annual Italian Festival of Arizona is a two-day show celebrating Italian culture,

food, music, arts, fashion and commerce. Visitors will enjoy authentic Italian cuisine, dancing and live music from the Italian folk group La Ziarella from Benevento, a city in the Campania region of Italy. Experience Italian culture and purchase Italian hand crafted items from a variety of vendors. 

 

WHEN:   Saturday, March 21, 2015 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

     Sunday, March 22, 2015 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

 

WHERE: SouthBridge in Old Town Scottsdale

 

COST:    $10 Entrance fee. Children under 12, Veterans and Italian Association members

free. Open to the public, for more event details visit: http://italianassociation.org or https://www.facebook.com/italianassociation.

 

For more information about the Italian Festival, interested restaurants, vendors and sponsors can contact the Italian Association at 480-745-7020 or email info@ItalianAssociation.org.

 

About the Italian Association

The Italian Association (IA) is a private, non-profit 503-(c)-(3), non-political membership organization open to the Italian and American Community of Arizona and to the Arizona University Students that have an interest in developing their understanding and knowledge of Italy. The IA objective is to provide its members with a broad range of services to support their business, to facilitate communications and exchanges between members, to help accelerate their expansion plans and to promote Italian culture.

 

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