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 2020: Now in its 24th year, Festál is a coalition of twenty-four ethnic and cultural festivals held throughout the year at Seattle Center. See the annual calendar and learn more about Festál’s impact on the community.

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Seattle Center: “Seattle’s Living Room” and the Northwest region’s premier destination for arts, entertainment, sports and leisure activities. In 2022, Seattle Center will celebrate its 60th Anniversary and that of the 1962 World’s Fair.

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City of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods: is the single largest funder of the infrastructure brought in by Festa Italiana to produce the Italian Festival at Seattle Center. Our appreciation to them and their partners Seattle Center and the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture is unbounded.

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Galbani – Italy’s #1 Cheese: The newest addition to our family of supporters, Galbani will be the banner sponsor of La Cucina Galbani Cooking Stage and underwrite the appearance of TV Chef Marco Sciortino from Buffalo, New York.

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Isernio’s Sausage: The not-so-secret ingredient in the famous Italian Sausage Sandwiches sold at the Italian Festival for 26 years, and a co-presenter of the “Great Italian Chefs” Cooking Stage. Isernio’s has expanded dramatically the last few years and is now 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

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Merlino Foods: Two years ago, we were proud to announce the signing of longtime icon in Seattle’s Italian culinary history, Merlino Foods. They’ll be back this year to co-present La Cucina Galbani Cooking Stage.

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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 Double Bock 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.

Italy4Real logo 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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Zardetto Prosecco: The newest member of the family of Festa Sponsors! Zardetto Prosecco is a clean, crisp bubbly wine that is perfect on its own or serving as a base for our famous Limoncello Bellini Cocktails.

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Agrodolce in Fremont: is our official restaurant sponsor this year featuring Southern Italian cuisine from Chef Thomas Litrenta, a rising star in the local “farm to table” movement. Visit their booth to experience the flavors that the critics and foodies are raving about.

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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 which moves this year to the Armory, 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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4Culture: King County cultural service organization that funds the arts. Entertainment at the Italian Festival is supported in part by a grant from 4Culture.

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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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Redfin: is proud to be a supporter of Festa Italiana. They are a customer-first real estate brokerage headquartered in Seattle that represents people buying and selling homes. Founded and run by technologists, Redfin has a team of experienced, full-service real estate agents who are advocates, not salespeople, earning customer-satisfaction bonuses, not commissions.

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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.

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