Italian Day on The Drive 2018



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When: Sunday, June 10th ,2018 – 12 noon to 8pm
Where: Commercial Drive (from Venables St. to Grandview Cut)
Theme: Musica
2018 will mark the festival’s ninth year since its return in 2010. The 2018 festival shall see Italian music, showcasing local and national artists from Italy, transport attendees to villages, streets and piazza’s of Italy – full of song, dance and life.
Italian Day on The Drive is a vibrant cultural street festival celebrating Italian culture, heritage and community with over 150 street participants, comprised of partners, merchants, vendors and community organizations – and an estimated 300,000+ attendees of all ages and cultures. 

It wouldn’t be an Italian cultural celebration if there weren’t a prominent focus on food and beverages. Delicious Italian street food — including pasta, panini, meatballs, arancini, pizza, panzerotti, fried Italian donuts, cannoli, gelato, coffee, and espresso based drinks — will transport you to the streets of Venezia, Roma and Firenze as you make your way down The Drive.