Please click on Volunteer Spot to Volunteer to work at the festival
SPECIAL FESTIVAL EVENTS - BE THERE!
Please click here Sauce/Gravy Contest to sign up on @VolunteerSpot!
Meatball Eating Contest Saturday 2:30
More details on the FESTIVAL EVENTS tab
On September 27th & 28th, Richmond's 17th Street Market will be magically transformed into an authentic Italian village for this year’s 10th Annual Italian Festival. Get ready for the sights, sounds and aromas of the Italian countryside – and a chance to experience what Italian's call “la dolce vita”, the sweet life.The Original Richmond Italian Street Festival is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose mission is to promote the Italian culture and heritage through the venue of a festival that generates revenues to be distributed to selected local charities. The festival charity of choices are Reinhart House, Slow Foods, Autism Society Central VA, Ninth Dimension. The festival will also support the VCU Italian Studies Program by providing financial assistance to students who are studying our Italian culture and heritage. Please visit their websites by clicking on the name of our charities mentioned above.
If you are a Commonwealth of Virginia Employee, consider donating to the festival through the CCV Giving Fund #07929. We can make your money work in ways that expand your giving capacity to the designated charities established for this year's festival!
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