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Only one month to go to Auckland's biggest Italian party

Be Italian for a day: only one month to go to the biggest Italian party in Auckland!

Festival Italiano: 28 October 2018, 11am – 5pm, Newmarket — FREE ENTRY

The largest Italian Festival in New Zealand is back in Auckland and bigger than ever — bringing all the culture, music, art and design that Italy can offer, plus all the fantastico food!

Italians and fans of Italy alike are already celebrating the Italian Festival Season in Auckland, which started on 30 August, with a variety of Italian events and special offers in the city, the full list can be found here

The grand finale of the Italian Festival Season will be the annual Italian street festival in Newmarket — Festival Italiano — on Sunday 28 October in Osborne St, Kent St, Rialto Centre, Lumsden Green and all around Newmarket.

Sir John Kirwan, President of the Dante Alighieri Italian Society of Auckland, the main player behind the Festival, commented: “Festival Italiano is a fantastic day for Auckland and for all New Zealanders, and your chance to experience the best of Italian food and lifestyle. And as for all the best things in life, it is free to enter!!”

On the day there will be a pop-up Italian bar and al fresco lunches with leading Italian restaurants, an Italian market with over 40 stalls, plus live music and entertainment, art activities for children, delicious tastings, workshops and exhibits, Italian cars and scooters, amazing Italian spot prizes and the chance to win a fantastic trip to Italy.

Auckland’s Dante Alighieri Society organises Festival Italiano in collaboration with the Newmarket Business Association, and the generous support of the Waitematā Local Board. The major corporate sponsor and partner is Peroni.


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