October 7th, 2023 starting at 11AM!

Do not miss the opportunity to be part of this authentic Italian Street Festival in the heart of San Pedro’s Little Italy!

The Festa Italiana is a FREE, family-friendly event organized by the Little Italy of Los Angeles Association in collaboration with Council District # 15 to kick off Italian-American Heritage Month and showcase the best that Italian culture has to offer.
Come join us for an afternoon of fun and entertainment surrounded by some amazing food, music and merchandise vendors.

Come as a stranger, leave as a member of our much-cherished Italian-American Family!

If you would like to get involved with Festa Italiana with sponsorship, vendors or other opportunities, please email [email protected]

2022 Festa Italian Recap

Little Italy of Los Angeles Association in collaboration with Councilmember Joe Buscaino of the CD 15 honored community members for their commitment to service and the Italian culture. Award recipients included Rick Caruso, Anna Manunza, Christian Guardino, The Mattera Family of Sorrento’s Pizza, The Tuberosi Family of Joseph’s Bakery and Commissioner Anthony Pirozzi. All of these honorees are Italian Americans who have made such life-long contributions to the Italian Community and our great city.

Food vendors included Buono’s, JTrani’s, The Italian American Club, Daiana’s Cookies, Ciao Bella Pizza, La Bocca Felice, Rita’s of California, Gelato Go, Rudi’s Gourmet Imports, Pirozzi’s Deli, among others. See complete list below.

Attendees were be able to enjoy performances by Christian Guardino, Steve Oliver, John Racca, Emanuela Bellezza, Britany Bertier, Mark Giovi , Val Martinez, Madison Steele, Nick D’Egidio, Rudy Rios and Domenic Bologna.

A percent of all proceeds from vendors went directly to benefit the Little Italy of Los Angeles Association (LILAA). LILAA Is a 501c3 organization focused on promoting community and the Italian culture through events, programs and the development of Little Italy, San Pedro on 6th Street. The Little Italy District runs along 6thstreet beginning at Centre St down to the soon to be Miramare Piazza.  

2022 Festa Honorees

Anna Manunza
Christian Guardino
Rick Caruso
The Tuberoisi Family Joseph’s Bakery
Comm. Anthony Pirozzi
The Mattera Family Sorrento’s Pizza

Festa Vendors 2022