Little Italy is in Full Swing and Ready for Bright Sunny San Diego Summers

| August 12, 2021 | 0 Comments

ArtWalk Little Italy Summer Series – ArtWalk Little Italy Summer Series has already kicked-off in Little Italy. Taking place at the Piazza della Famiglia and the adjacent block of W. Date Street, each one-day show will include thirty select artists exhibiting their stunning works of art. The event will run every other Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., including August 22, September 5, and September 19. Locals and visitors will be able to enjoy incredible opportunities to purchase one-of-a-kind art from local, national, and international artists in a variety of mediums.

Little Italy Summer Film Festival – Each year the Little Italy Association partners with Cinema Little Italy to show great Italian films (with subtitles) at the Amici Park Amphitheater, located at the corner of W. Date and State Streets. Grab a few snacks, bring a blanket and enjoy movies under the stars with friends and family. The Little Italy Summer Film Festival happens every Saturday night of the summer in the charming neighborhood. The film festival runs through Saturday, September 18.  $10 donation accepted at door.

Little Italy Wednesday Mercato – We’re welcoming back the Little Italy Wednesday Mercato starting Wednesday, August 4. Similar to the treasured Little Italy Mercato on Saturday, the year-round Little Italy Wednesday Mercato offers a selection of farm fresh produce, pastured eggs, poultry, meat, fish, baked goods, dips and spreads, yogurt and select local arts and crafts brought to the neighborhood by California farmers, fisherman and artisan foodmakers. The Little Italy Wednesday Mercato occupies three blocks on W. Date Street between Kettner Boulevard and State Street including the Piazza della Famiglia.

San Diego Padres Italian Heritage Nights – The Little Italy Association, Convivio and the Italian Cultural Center are proud to partner with the San Diego Padres for the 2021 Italian Heritage Nights on Friday, August 6, Saturday, August 7 and Sunday, August 8 games vs the Arizona Diamondbacks. Tickets can be purchased from the Little Italy website and ticket holders will receive a limited-edition commemorative San Diego Padres Italian Heritage Night hat.  A portion of the ticket will go back to support the non-profits; the Little Italy Association, Convivo and the Italian Community Center.

The San Diego Padres are partners of the 2021 Italian Heritage Nights.

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