Festa Italiana 2023 in South San Francisco

  • Presented By: City of South San Francisco
  • Dates: September 24, 2023
  • Location: Orange Memorial Park
  • Address:
    781 Tennis Drive
    South San Francisco, CA 94080

The first South San Francisco Festa Italiana 2023 will showcase South San Francisco and Italian history and culture on the Peninsula. This a free, fun family event. Enjoy live entertainment and the Italian cultural dance troop, the Tarantella. Sip Tuscan wines, feast on “Manga” Italian cuisine, view cultural displays, and stroll amongst Italian exotic vehicles and cars from yesteryear.

Mayor Flor Nicolas and Italy’s Consul General Sergio Strozzi will address the crowd to highlight the day’s events. Attendees may choose to participate in a Bocce Ball Tournament (prior sign-ups are required) and children will love the Festa’s Family Fun Kid’s Zone with face painting, story reading and much more. Kids may also participate in the SSF Youth Soccer Goal Challenge.

The entertainment line up includes:

Rudy Colombini & The Unauthorized Rolling Stones   (rock & roll)
Sonamó   (Italian melodies with funk and Latin jazz)
Ron Sfarzo & The North Beach Band   (traditional Italian music)

The Festa is a presentation of a partnership between the City of South San Francisco, the Italian American Citizens Club of South San Francisco, and the California Law Enforcement Columbia Association with contributions from several brother and sister Italian organizations throughout the area.

festa italiana logo and text for 2023 event