Italian Day on the Drive has Arrived! Sunday, June 9 noon – 8 pm


Join us today from 12pm – 8pm to celebrate Comunità


Join us today in celebrating Italian Day On The Drive! The much anticipated day-long festival will be alive with exciting entertainment, delicious food and beverages, along with the essence of authentic Italian culture. A coming together of Comunità, where there is something for everyone to enjoy. Spanning 14 blocks, with over 130 street participants, comprised of partners, merchants, vendors and community organizations.

Sing, dance and enjoy live Italian music at 2nd Ave, Grandview Park, and Piazza Moda main stages throughout the day. Experience a true Italian food and wine sampling, visit the display of exotic Italian cars and motorcycles, take part in food eating contests, or enjoy the day on one of our 14 extended patios.

It’s set to be a day filled with family fun with attractions such as the RE/MAX Children’s Zone in Grandview Park, food eating contests, and interactive sporting activities with the Whitecaps and Canucks.

Event:                        Italian Day on The Drive

Location:                  Commercial Drive (Venables St. to Grandview Cut)

Date:                          Sunday, June 9, 2019

Time:                         12:00pm – 8:00pm (opening ceremony at noon @ 2nd Ave)

As the street will be closed to vehicle traffic between Venables St. and the Grandview Cut, it is recommended that visitors walk, cycle, or transit to get to event. Bicycle Valet will also be on site. Given the volume of attendees and summer heat, it is advised that attendees leave their dogs at home.

For more information visit Find us on Twitter and Facebook at @ItalianDay, and on Instagram at @italiandayonthedrive, and join the conversation using the hashtags #ItalianDay  #comunita

Media release and poster provided by Krystle Landert, Laura Ballance Media Group .

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