Gold Coast Italian Festival
“Experience Life Italian Style” at the Gold Coast Italian Festival in 2016
Prepare to savour the tastes, sights and sounds of Italy when the 1st annual Gold Coast Italian Festival descends on Broadbeach on the 26th and 27th of March 2016.
Over the Easter long-weekend experience a taste of Italy, from fine food and Italian wines to music, family entertainment and fast cars, the Gold Coast Italian Festival will celebrate all the best things about la bella Italia and its dolce vita culture.
Celebrated in Brisbane since 2007, the Italian Festival is set to head to the Coast and paint the Town Red, White and Green. The event organisers are bringing the well-loved Italian food and wine festival to Broadbeach to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the festival.
Fun for all the family as the Italian Festival welcomes you to the taste of authentic Italian food, entertainment and history. The cultural festival will sit on the oceanfront in suggestive Pratten Park in Broadbeach where street vendors will be serving wood fired pizza, pasta and delicious gelato, with Italian wines coming from many regions around Italy.
The Festival’s aims to promote Italian culture in Australia and around the world and highlight the influence of Italian Culture in Australia as a result of immigration and integration. The weekend will be an opportunity to showcase Italian food, wine and culture and to preserve and promote an appreciation of culture and the heritage of Italy.
“We really want to bring an Italian-style street festival to the Gold Coast that gives festival goers a chance to try some real Italian street food. Our intention is to offer a chance to try things our grandmother’s made.” says Alessandro Sorbello, festival producer.
$7 entry fee for adults – Free entry for children under 12
WHAT: Gold Coast Italian Festival 2016
WHERE: Pratten Park Broadbeach, Old Burleigh Road, Broadbeach
WHEN: Saturday 26th March 10.30am to 10.00pm and Sunday 27th March 2016 10.30am to 8.00pm