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Festa Italiana 2023
July 21st -23rd
Thursday July 20 10:00 am
Flag Raising at City Hall
Come and celebrate our Italian culture and heritage with a weekend to remember!
Cedar street will be closed from Friday July 21st at 5pm until 4:00 pm Sunday July 23rd as the Porcupine Dante Club celebrates our fifth annual Festa Italiana.
Friday July 21 6:00 pm-9:00pm
Dine Under the Stars
Our festival weekend kicks off with an evening under the stars. The parking lot will be transformed into a patio as La Trattoria ventures outdoors. There will be a special Festa menu to choose from as well as our traditional favourites.
Saturday July 22 11:00 am -3:00 pm.
Il Mercato Dante
Come and visit Il Mercato Dante in our newly renovated lounge and choose from a selection of freshly made Italian foods and desserts while watching cooking demonstrations, playing bocce, darts or cards or simply sit and relax and enjoy a caffe, espresso or aperitivo from the bar.
5:00 pm -Midnight
Cedar Street Concert
Local talent, Paul Sebalj, will kick off the evening with his wide selection of music from traditional to contemporary.
The Dante Club is proud to present The Last of the Duke Street Kings, the ultimate Bruce Springsteen experience featuring an 8 person band from Montreal. The DSK will play a 3 hour set that will amaze even the most ardent Springsteen fan.
Food will be served from 5:00pm until 8:00 pm with pizza by the slice courtesy of Francesco’s Pizzeria and Dante Club sausage on a bun. Beer, wine, coolers, water and pop will be provided by Full Beard Brewery.
There will be limited VIP seating in the parking lot under the tents and standing room only in the general admission area on Cedar street.
Tickets will go on sale June 1-9 for Dante Club members only and to the general public June 12.
Tickets can be purchased online via credit card or e-transfer or at the Club during regular business hours.
A maximum of 4 tickets per member.
Tickets are non refundable.
Sunday July 23 11:00 am-4:00 pm
The Festa Italiana Street Party.
Live Italian entertainment throughout the afternoon, outdoor patio, Dante Club sausages, porchetta, meatball panini, pasta, arrosticini, pig roast children’s activities and games from Climb’N’ Fun and much, much more.
New this year is the Festa Italiana Classic Car Show. Cedar street will be populated with cars from 1900 to the present. The history of the Italian community and of the city of Timmins will be told by the decade with the cars that were popular at the time.
Saturday Evening Cedar Street Concert!
Thank You to our Signature Sponsors
Ryan Taylor Timmins Honda
Rob Racine J and B Cycle and Marine
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