Thank you to our sponsors for their generous support

The board and volunteers of Festa Italiana Seattle work hard all year round to help make the annual festival an event to remember, but we owe much of our success to the generous and continuous support provided by our corporate, organizational and individual sponsors.

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Festál 2017: Festál Turns 20! A coalition of twenty-two ethnic and cultural festivals held throughout the year at Seattle Center. See the calendar and learn more about Festál’s 20th Anniversary.

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Seattle Center: The Northwest region’s premier destination for arts, entertainment, sports and leisure activities. Just last year, Seattle Center celebrated its 50th Anniversary and that of the 1962 World’s Fair.

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Bolla Wines of Italy: For 19 years straight, Bolla was the official Wine Sponsor of Festa Italiana and the Italian Festival. After a hiatus of a few years, they are back and we are thrilled to have them. We will be pouring two Bolla wines in our Wine & Beer Gardens: a 2011 Bolla Chianti, and 2013 Bolla Pinot Grigio from the “Tre Venezie” regions of Italy. We will also feature a new product for us, Bolla Prosecco by the bottle or by the glass.

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Seattle Department of Neighborhoods: Just in time for the 30th Annual Italian Festival, Festa received a grant from the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods that underwrote a major portion of our production expenses. Thank you City of Seattle!

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Isernio’s Sausage: The not-so-secret ingredient in the famous Italian Sausage Sandwiches sold at the Italian Festival and for 23 years, a banner co-sponsor of the “Great Italian Chefs” Cooking Stage. Isernio’s is currently expanding and will soon be available nationwide. Take a look at their entire product line and view their cooking demos!

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Borracchini’s Bakery: The Italian Community’s and Seattle’s favorite supplier of cakes for all occasions baked at their famous location on Rainier Ave. S. They have been with Festa ever since 1988! Peruse the long list of mouth-watering selections on their website www.nowcake.com.

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Merlino Foods: We are proud to announce the signing of longtime icon in Seattle’s Italian culinary history, Merlino Foods. They will be coming aboard to cosponsor the “Great Italian Chefs” Cooking Stage.

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4Culture: King County cultural service organization that funds the arts. the Italian Festival is supported in part by a grant from 4Culture.

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Moretti Beer: Title Sponsor of the Moretti Mainstage where you can watch the entertainment and enjoy a cold, crisp Italian lager or a red Italian ale from the Wine and Beer Garden. Salute! Moretti!

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Big John’s PFI: Festa welcomes back old friends Big John Croce and Pacific Food Importers, both as a sponsor and the official supplier of pasta, olive oil and spaghetti sauce to the Italian Festival. You can find their products at their retail outlet at: 1001 Sixth Ave S., or at your favorite grocery store.

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Italy4real.com: Longtime sponsor of the Italian Festival and underwriter of our popular raffle, Italy4real has been helping travelers since 1995. They are the foremost experts on guided tours, independent tours, villa rentals and agriturismo in Italy. Stop by their booth in the Fisher Pavilion or visit them online.

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Tutta Bella Neapolitan Pizzeria: Makers of authentic Neapolitan pizza and again the sponsor of the Tutta Bella Grape Stomp. Visit their website.

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Rita’s Italian Ice: A brand new sponsor and a new product on the West Coast! In cities like New York, Boston, Philadelphia and New Jersey, Rita’s is an institution, especially on a hot summer day.

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Arts & Cultural Affairs: Officially known as the City of Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs, this sponsor gave Festa a grant to cover some of our entertainment expenses.

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Oh Boy! Oberto: Oberto is the sponsor of one of Festa’s most popular events, the Oberto Bocce Tournament. Oberto’s philosophy for decades has been “simple is better: fewer ingredients allow the flavor of the meat to shine through.”

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Costantino Lazzaretti Endowment: This family-sponsored fund has been created to perpetuate the memory of Costantino “Tino” Lazzaretti, a board member and avid supporter of Festa Italiana. The Kid’s Courtyard has been renamed “Tino’s Cortile” in his honor.

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Washington Asset Management: Now the official banner sponsor of the “Classic Italian Vehicles Show” for the third year in a row. Invest and save to buy that Lamborghini! Learn more about them at their website.

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Bicerin: The discovery of the year! A chocolate liqueur from Northern Italy that is addictive, either in coffee or straight. Bicerin is also the supplier of Limoncello di Torino, both available in the Wine Gardens.

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The Mediterranean Inn: Loaded with European charm and only two blocks away from Festa, the Mediterranean Inn is the official Hotel Sponsor of Festa Italiana and the “home away from home” of our entertainers and Celebrity Chefs.

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Torani Syrups: Makers of Italian flavored syrups and more… joined us with San Pellegrino Sparkling Water as partners in our Italian Soda booth many years ago. Download recipes and learn more about this fascinating Italian-American enterprise by checking out their website.

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Pacific Coast Fruit: Supplier of the onions and sliced green, yellow and red peppers in our famous Italian Sausage Sandwiches. Yum! Visit their website.

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West Coast Italian Radio Show: Partners of Festa Italiana in promoting the joy of “All Things Italian” in the Pacific NW. Listen to them live every Monday at 3 PM on 1150-AM KKNW. Sponsored in part by the La Stella Foundation.

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San Pellegrino: Proudly returns to Festa each year as our official sponsor of Italian sparkling mineral water. You can buy San Pellegrino at the Italian Festival either in the cute little 8 oz. green bottles or in our delicious Italian Sodas. We’ll also feature their non-sparkling Italian mineral water Acqua Panna. Visit their website to learn more about these wonderful products.

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Coca-Cola: Official Sponsor of Seattle Center. Drink Coke! Coke’s website.

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T-Mobile: Official Sponsor of Seattle Center. Introducing JUMP! Only from T-Mobile.

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Alaska Airlines: Official Sponsor of Seattle Center. North of Expected.