coalition of twenty-two ethnic
and cultural festivals held
throughout the year at Seattle
Center. See the calendar and
learn more about Festál by
Northwest region's premier
destination for arts,
entertainment, sports and
leisure activities. Just last
year, Seattle Center celebrated
its 50th Anniversary and that of
the 1962 World's Fair. Please
visit their spectacular website.
Wines of Italy:
For 19 years straight, Bolla was the
official Wine Sponsor of Festa
Italiana and the Italian Festival.
After a hiatus of a few years, they
are back and we are thrilled to have
them. We will be pouring two Bolla
wines in our Wine & Beer
Gardens: a 2011 Bolla Chianti, and
2013 Bolla Pinot Grigio from the
"Tre Venezie" regions of Italy. We
will also feature a new product for
us, Bolla Prosecco by the bottle or
by the glass.
Rairdon Alfa Romeo: Festa welcomes Rairdon Alfa Romeo of Kirkland as a new sponsor. They will also have a nice selection of Masseratis and new FIATs on display in the Classic Italian Vehicle Show. Can't wait to see them? Visit their website or stop by the dealership.
Sausage: The not-so-secret
ingredient in the famous Italian
Sausage Sandwiches sold at the
Italian Festival and for 22 years,
a banner co-sponsor of the "Great Italian
Stage. Isernio's is currently
expanding and will soon be
available nationwide. Take a look
at their entire product line and
view their cooking demos by
clicking on Isernio's!
Italian Community's and Seattle's
favorite supplier of cakes for all
occasions baked at their famous
location on Rainier Ave. S. They
have been with Festa ever since
1988! Peruse the long list of
mouth-watering selections on their
new website www.nowcake.com.
||Urban Pie: West Coast debut of a new and exciting frozen pizza, sampling at the Italian Festival and at Festa Italiana Portland. Click here to follow the tour and learn about their four fabulous combos.
||4Culture: 4Culture: King County cultural service organization that funds the arts. the Italian Festival is supported in part by a grant from 4Culture.
Beer: Title Sponsor
of the Moretti Mainstage where you
can watch the entertainment and
enjoy a cold, crisp Italian lager or
a red Italian ale from the Wine and
Beer Garden. Salute!
John's PFI: Festa
welcomes back old friends Big John
Croce and Pacific Food Importers,
both as a sponsor and the official
supplier of pasta, olive oil and
spaghetti sauce to the Italian
Festival. You can find their
products at their retail outlet at
1001 Sixth Ave S. or at your
favorite grocery store. P.F.I. website
Longtime sponsor of the Italian Festival and underwriter of our popular raffle, Italy4real has been helping travelers since 1995. They are the foremost experts on guided tours, independent tours, villa rentals and agriturismo in Italy.
Stop by their booth in the Fisher
Pavilion or visit them online.
Bella Neapolitan Pizzeria:
Makers of authentic Neapolitan pizza
and again the sponsor of the Tutta Bella
Grape Stomp. Visit
This family-sponsored fund has been
created to perpetuate the memory of
Costantino "Tino" Lazzaretti, a
board member and avid supporter of
Festa Italiana. The Kid's Courtyard
has been renamed "Tino's Cortile" in
& Cultural Affairs:
Officially known as the City of
Seattle Office of Arts &
Cultural Affairs, this sponsor gave
Festa a grant to cover some of our
entertainment expenses. Learn more on
Oberto is the sponsor of one of
Festa's most popular events, the Oberto Bocce
Oberto's philosophy for decades has
been "simple is better: fewer
ingredients allow the flavor of the
meat to shine through." Visit
Syrups: Makers of
Italian flavored syrups and
more...joined us with San Pellegrino
Sparkling Water as partners in our
Italian Soda booth many years ago.
Download recipes and learn more about
this fascinating Italian-American
enterprise by checking out their
Asset Management: Now
the official banner sponsor of the
"Classic Italian Vehicles Show" for
the third year in a row. Invest and
save to buy that Lamborghini! Learn
more about them at www.wambellevue.com.
||American Family Insurance: One of our newest sponsors, underwriting most of the Historical Photo Exhibit. Need insurance? For Auto, Home or Life, visit www.amfam.com
||Bicerin: The discovery of the year! A chocolate liqueur from Northern Italy that is addictive, either in coffee or straight. Also the supplier of Limoncello di Torino, both available in the Wine Gardens. Bicerin.
Loaded with European charm and only
two blocks away from Festa, the
Mediterranean Inn is the official
Hotel Sponsor of Festa Italiana and
the "home away from home" of our
entertainers and Celebrity Chefs.
Visit their website by clicking
returns to Festa each year as our
official sponsor of Italian
sparkling mineral water. You can buy
San Pellegrino at the Italian
Festival either in the cute little 8
oz. green bottles or in our
delicious Italian Sodas. We'll also
feature their non-sparkling Italian
mineral water ACQUA PANNA. Visit
to learn more about these wonderful
Supplier of the onions and sliced
green, yellow and red peppers in our
famous Italian Sausage Sandwiches.
Yum! Visit their
||Minterbrook Oysters: In conjunction with Taylor Shellfish, supplier of the oysters used in our "Great Italian Chefs" Cooking Demonstrations. Visit Minterbrook.
Italian American Foundation:
contributes to Festa every year by helping promote our event and activities to the local media, especially at the Festa Luncheon where they coordinate the appearance of the Keynote Speaker.
West Coast Italian Radio Show: Partners of Festa Italiana in producing Giada Valenti's "From Venice with Love" concert at the Italian Festival. Listen to them live every Monday at 3 PM on 1150-AM KKNW. Sponsored in part by the La Stella Foundation.
Official Sponsor of Seattle Center.
Drink Coke! Coke's website.
Official Sponsor of Seattle Center.
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Alaska Airlines: Official Sponsor of Seattle Center. North of Expected.