Festa Coloniale Italiana - August 20, 2016

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Festa Coloniale Italiana 2016 - Featuring MORENO FRUZZETTI

The annual Festa Coloniale Italiana sponsored by the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club Foundation will take place August 20, 2016 and will feature the "Ambassador of Italian Music to America" Moreno Fruzzetti.   

The event takes place on Stockton Street, outside the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club’s Facilities and across from Washington Square Park. The closure of Stockton Street (between Union Street and Filbert Street) for this event will provide a geographic location that is both at the center of the North Beach business district and the heart of San Francisco’s Italian-American community. Activities promote Family attendance with a focus on Italian Culture and heritage past and present.

Festa 2015The Festa Coloniale Italiana is a free, family event that showcases the San Francisco Italian Athletic Clubs Facilities, heritage, members and community resources. Exhibitor presentations and sales range from Italian Arts and Crafts to Specialty Foods. Performances by Bay Area Italian musical artists and dancers are featured on the festa stage.

The Festa Coloniale Italiana remains San Francisco's only Italian festival and is FREE, fun, family friendly and open to the public. Check back often for up-to-the-minute Festa information,  or contact the Festa at or at 415.781.0166

Festa 2015


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.

Photo Albums


Festa Coloniale Italiana 2015

51 media


Festa Coloniale Italiana 2014

40 media


Festa Coloniale Italiana 2013

26 media

Entertainment Schedule

Entertainment Schedule

11:00 - 11:15:  Italian music with famous American songs in Italian
11:20 - 12:00:  The Rene Sevieri Band
12:10 - 12:30:  Guest Speakers
12:40 - 1:10:  John DeMers sings Frank Sinatra
1:15 - 1:30:  Ricco Dancers
1:30 - 2:10:  Rene Sevieri Band
2:15 - 2:30:  Tony Gemignani Pizza Toss Champion
2:35 - 3:10:  Moreno Fruzzetti
3:15 - 3:55:  The Tom Torriglia Band
4:00 - 4:20:  Ricco Dancers
4:30 - 5:00:  John DeMers sings Frank Sinatra
5:05 - 5:40:  Moreno Fruzzetti
5:45 - 6:25:  The Tom Torriglia Band
6:30 - 7:00:  Italian Music with famous American songs in Italian

***Ricco Dancers will perform at  1:40 - 2:00 APPROXIMATELY 20 minute performance on Stockton Street & between 3:40 - 4:00 APPROXIMATELY 20 minute performance on Stockton Street***

Food and Beverage Menu