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Residents and visitors alike are welcome to experience the rich and lively Italian culture through hospitality, shopping and cultural events. Nestled right in the epicenter of the last remaining ethnic enclave of Italian Americans in Los Angeles, San Pedro has over a century of Italian history embedded into its roots.
The new downtown district is an innovative partnership among the Los Angeles Little Italy Association.
Join us for a special Italian Heritage month Drive-in Movie Weekend at the Historic Battleship Iowa in San Pedro.
🎥 Life is Beautiful
🗓 Sat, October 16, 2021
⏰ gates open: 6:00 PM, film starts at 7PM PDT
📍 Battleship USS Iowa Museum
250 South Harbor Boulevard
San Pedro, CA 90731
Presented by LA Councilmember Joe Buscaino (15th District), Little Italy of Los Angeles Association and Port of Los Angeles. Special thank you to Sponsors: Battleship IOWA, San Pedro Property Owners’ Alliance
Gates open: 6pm, Film Starts 7:30pm
Enter on Swinford St & Harbor Blvd
Saturday, Oct. 16th, 2021 – showing: Life is Beautiful (La Vita è Bella)
1997 Italian comedy-drama film directed by and starring Roberto Benigni. When an open-minded Jewish librarian and his son become victims of the Holocaust, he uses a perfect mixture of will, humor, and imagination to protect his son from the dangers around their camp. Rated PG-13. Italian Language with English Subtitles.
The Italian TV Festival
October 30, 2021
5:00 – 8:30pm
Little Italy LA – 638 S Beacon St – San Pedro, CA
Join us for a free night of Italian animated TV series and short films in Little Italy -San Pedro- Los Angeles Featuring the USA premiere of ‘Pinocchio and Friends’ by Rainbow Group ‘Puffins’
and ‘Arctic Friends’ by ILBE Group ‘Mila’ by Cinzia Angelini
Expect Italian food, drinks and films al fresco in America’s Newest Little Italy.
In collaboration with Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles, ENIT, Italian National Tourist Board and Little Italy of Los Angeles Association
Join us on October 2nd for our Festa Italiana
🗓 October 2nd
⏰ 5-10 PM
📍6th St between Centre and Palos Verdes
Parking will be available in the Topaz parking structure entrance on Centre St (566 S Centre St) Parking is $10, CASH ONLY
Join us for this free event, an outdoor street fair dedicated to Italian culture in Los Angeles’ new Little Italy district in Downtown San Pedro.
There will be local vendors selling Italian treats, beer and wine, live performances and so much more!
This event will be entirely outdoors, to promote a safe environment. Masks strongly encouraged. Can’t wait to see you there.
Council District 15 Office and the Little Italy of Los Angeles Association, 501c3