Festa Italiana, inc.

A nonprofit organization


Whereas: Italians and Italian-Americans have made significant contributions to the economic, social and cultural development of the world; Therefore: we, Festa Italiana, Inc. hereby commit to promote Italian heritage and culture by means of education, preservation and celebration.


Every year for the past 35 years, Festa Italiana has presented a series of events in Seattle running from late September through early October, culminating in a major community festival at the Seattle Center. Festa events focus on the cultural roots and history of Italians in America and the Northwest, and celebrate the arts, the food and the spirit that is uniquely Italian. As stated, the main focus of Festa Italiana is The Italian Festival, an annual festival inaugurated in 1988 to celebrate the joy of "All Things Italian." With an approximate attendance of 25,000 people, the Italian Festival is the largest Italian-American event in the Northwest, and one of the largest ethnic festivals in Seattle. It features art, music, food, dance and participatory activities for the entire family.


ArtsWA • Bicerin Italian Liqueurs • FESTÀL • 4Culture • Galbani Cheese • Isernio's Sausage • Italy4Real.com • Mediterranean Inn • Merlino Foods • Corsa Italian Beer • Oberto Snacks • Big John's PFI • San Pellegrino Water • SeattleCenter • Seattle Office of A&C • Torani Syrup • Tutta Bella Pizzerias • West Coast Italian Radio • Winebow Wine Imports

Organization Data


Organization name

Festa Italiana, inc.

other names

The Italian Festival

Tax id (EIN)



Arts & Culture


Box 9549
Seattle, WA 98109

Service areas

Seattle, WA, US

King County, WA, US




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