Little Italy’s summer events include Italian Heritage Nights and more
See + Do Little Italy is back in full swing and ready to welcome the sunny, sunny San Diego summers we all know and love.
Wednesday July 14, 20210
Little Italy is back in full swing and ready to welcome the sunny, sunny San Diego summers we all know and love. Whether it’s dancing the night away at a popular summer concert or enjoying outdoor movies, Little Italy offers endless possibilities for summer fun for all ages!
ArtWalk Little Italy Summer Series
ArtWalk Little Italy Summer Series has already debuted in Little Italy! Taking place in Piazza della Famiglia and the adjacent block of W. Date Street, each one-day exhibition will feature thirty selected artists exhibiting their stunning works of art. The event will take place every other Sunday, including July 11, July 25, August 22, September 5, and September 19 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., providing locals and visitors with incredible opportunities. to purchase unique works of 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 present great Italian films (with subtitles) at the Amici Park Amphitheater, located on the corner of W. Date and State Streets. Grab a few snacks, bring a blanket, and watch movies under the stars with your friends and family. The Little Italy Summer Film Festival takes place every Saturday night in the summer in this charming neighborhood. From July 17 to September 18! $ 10 donation accepted at the door.
Navy Band Summer Concert in San Diego
The Little Italy association is delighted to once again host one of the best musical events of the summer season, the Marine Band Summer Concert! The event will take place on Saturday July 31 from 6 p.m. until dusk in Piazza della Famiglia. The concert is sure to get everyone on their feet, dancing the night away to the sound of 45 musicians from the Marine Band San Diego, their popular band “Sound Strike” and the New Orleans-style marching band, “Double Time Brass. Bandaged.
Little Italy Mercato Mercato
We are once again welcoming the Little Italy Wednesday Mercato from Wednesday August 4th! Similar to the precious Little Italy Mercato on Saturdays, the Little Italy Mercato Mercato offers a year-round selection of farm-fresh produce, pastured eggs, poultry, meat, fish, baked goods, dips and spreads, yogurt and a selection of local arts and crafts brought to the neighborhood by Californian farmers, fishermen and food artisans. The Little Italy Mercato Mercato occupies three blocks on W. Date Street between Kettner Boulevard and State Street, including 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 against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Tickets can be purchased through the Little Italy website and ticket holders will receive a limited edition San Diego Padres Italian Heritage Night commemorative hat. Part of the ticket will be donated to support non-profit organizations; the Little Italy Association, Convivo and the Italian Community Center.
See you there… and stay healthy, San Diego!