Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost? There is a $5 donation that is requested at the gate, children under 6 years of age are free. This helps offset the costs of this fantastic event.

What about weather? The event is rain or shine, so please plan accordingly. Umbrellas are acceptable.

Can I bring my kids? Absolutely! The Original Richmond Italian Street Festival is a family friendly event with a large kid, cultural and family area for all members of the family to enjoy. There are places to sit and relax as well as dance and listen to the music.

What about pets? Please leave man’s best friend at home. It can get very busy and we don’t want to have your pet get injured.

Is there alcohol at this event? There will be Italian wines, beer and limoncello available for purchase. Every person wishing to consume alcohol will need to show proper ID and wear a wristband.

What about live music? Oh yes! Live music will fill the air all weekend long. From authentic strolling musicians to fun rock and roll on the stage, you’ll have something for everyone.

Is there other food besides Italian Food? What? Curse your tongue! Yes, there are some other options.

What about parking? There are plenty of street parking and parking lot options near by.

What else is there to do at the Richmond Italian Street Festival? In addition to music, family fun,¬†cultural and history displays, Italian food and wine, great people watching and 25,000 of your neighbors…we can’t think of anything better!

Still have questions?  Send us an email.