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Festa Italia Fisherman's Festival

Festa Italia Fisherman's Festival

Sep 6 - Sep 8, 2024 at 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Custom House Plaza

20 Custom House Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940

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Come and celebrate with us with wonderful Italian food and drink and amazing entertainment at Festa Italia 2023 at its 90th edition. Mark your calendars now to attend next year's gathering for three days of Italian cuisine, music, dancing, fun and friendship.


Friday, September 6
3 pm – 9 pm
Saturday, September 7
10 am – 9 pm
Sunday, September 8
10 am – 6 pm


Friday, September 6

Festival Hours: 3 pm to 9 pm
6 pm - 9 pm The Money Band

Saturday, September 7

11:30am -12 Noon Opening Ceremonies and Procession to Old Fisherman’s Wharf for the traditional blessing of the fishing fleet

12:00 - 1:00pm Mike Marotta Band including Mike Marotta, Dennis Murphy, Paul Tarantino and singers Dave Marzetti, Erasmo Aiello, Rachel Marotta Halim and Anna Marotta Halim, and special guest appearance of Soprano Monika Spruch

1:00pm Chef Tene Shake Cioppino Cooking Demo

1:15pm - 2:15pm Anthony Lane Band

2:30pm - 3:30pm Pasquale Esposito

3:45pm - 4:45pm Anthony Lane Band

5:00pm - 6:00pm Pasquale Esposito

6:30pm - 9:00pm 831 ALLSTAR Band

Sunday, September 8

Music starts at Noon including:

12:00 - 1:00pm Anthony Lane Band

1:15pm - 2:15pm Pasquale Esposito

2:30pm - 3:30pm Mike Marotta and Friends, and special guest appearance of Soprano Monika Spruch

3:45pm - 4:45pm Pasquale Esposito

5:00pm - 6:00pm Anthony Lane Band

Weekend Master of Ceremonies: David Marzetti (Singer/MC and also Host of the Shag Bag Radio Program and the Sundays with Sinatra Radio Program on KMBY 1240 AM/95.9 FM)

Bocce Tournament – Saturday and Sunday, September 9 and 10 at the bocce courts at the Custom House Plaza – Monterey State Historic Park

Festival Entry Cost: Free

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