This year's Ottawa Italian Week Festival from June 9-19 promises to bring you a new experience, never seen before in the Ottawa region. We look forward to offering some fun and exciting activities with you that will make you want to come back for more. Creating new memories, sharing the culture and feeling like you're back home in Italy will all be a part of the experience.
You responded to our survey and we listened! We compiled your comments and ideas into this year's festival and have saved some nuggets of pleasure for 2017 as well! Stay Tuned! You'll be happy you came to Ottawa's Italian Week Festival 2016!
Stay tuned for the full schedule of activities! Come back May 5th for the full schedule of activities, or leave your email address and we'll send you the details!
In the heart of Little Italy on Preston Street, your business could benefit from a sponsorship with us for our cultural festival that includes live entertainment, a featured Chef, food and drinks as well as activities for kids. Gain exposure to over 150,000 people during the June 17-19 weekend!
As the Executive Committee for 2016-2017 for Italian Week, we are working diligently to bring you a festival that shares in celebrating the rich diversity of our Italian-Canadian community where we can share our culture, food and drink, music, artisans and the vibrant passions of its people.
The Executive Committee would like to acknowledge and sincerely thank the City of Ottawa; Preston Street BIA; St. Anthony's Church; Ottawa Police and Festivals Ottawa for their continuous collaboration. It is the collective effort of all the volunteers, the support from the above mentioned organizations and generous contribution of all the sponsors that make Italian Week possible. This collective effort is the driving force which inspires us to improve and enrich the Italian Week experience, year after year.
When asked "What does Italian Week mean to you?" ... here's what some of you said.