Festival Italiano at Belmar

Festival Italiano at Belmar

Flag Throwers

September 9 & 10, 2017

Join us in celebrating the sights, sounds and flavors of Italy during Festival Italiano at Belmar September 9 & 10, 2017! Festival Italiano at Belmar, a two-day event, celebrates Italian culture featuring the finest Italian food, wine, and artisan vendors, Balistreri Vineyard's Children's Grape Stomp, performances by the flag throwers from Florence, Italy, a free two-day open bocce tournament, and live entertainment on multiple stages, strolling performers + more! Plus, a portion of event sales benefit our non-profit partner, Project Angel Heart!

PDF icon Festival Italiano Event Guide 2016.pdf

Become a Vendor

Balistreri Vineyard     Dolce Sicilia       Berrie Kabobs

Does your business offer authentic Italian products? Festival Italiano at Belmar invites you to join the festivities by becoming a vendor participant at this year's event! All vendors are required to offer authentic Italian merchandise, art, gifts, food, etc. 

*Note if your business is non-Italian please contact us about sponsorship opportunities. 

Now Accepting Vendor Applications!




Living Statue     Milano Stage

Now accepting applications for 2017!

Festival Italiano at Belmar is proud to announce a call for entries for bands, musicians, performance groups, visual and performance artists. As a two-day festival, hosting over 110,000 visitors over the weekend, offers live entertainment during the event weekend on mulitple stages as well as wandering entertainment throughout the event site. The performing arts program features traditional and modern music, dance and a wide variety of performers relevant to Italian culture. 

Entertainment Application

Questions? Contact

Carol Hiller


Festival Volunteer     Grape Stomp Volunteer

The 2017 Festival Italiano works with more than 300 volunteers to produce the two day event, benefiting Project Angel Heart. Join us on September 9 & 10, 2017 for a fun, cultural experience - sign up for as many shifts as you want. We promise you will have a great time! Once you have submitted your application, a Festival Italiano representative will contact you regarding your status, assignment and scheduling. 

Volunteer Information & Application

Play Bocce

Bocce     Bocce Courts

Join us in a game of Bocce! Festival Italiano's bocce tournament is a competitive game of skill. It sharpens the reflexes and judgement while simulating good fellowship among players. It is played by young and old alike. We invite you to register for a 2- day bocce tournament, September 9 & 10, 2017! The tournament is open to the public and all player types are welcome!

*New courts, new location! Belmar has three beautifully built courts located in the park at Belmar on W. Virginia Ave. between S. Teller Court and S. Upham Court. 

Questions? Contact:

Sandra Ginther

Registration Coming Soon!


What better way to engage new and existing customers than during Festival Italiano at Belmar?

Simply put, it is just smart business. Your partnership or association with one of Colorado’s best and most beloved cultural events will help your business reach and impact 110,000 guests from a diverse demographic reach of the Denver Metro area plus create brand experiences in a non-traditional way. Some benefits of sponsorship include:

  • Interact with 100,000 guests
  • Build a targeted database
  • Create new social media relationships through event activation
  • Highlight a dedication to your community
  • Create new awareness among new customers (and build incentives for existing customers)
  • Build your exposure to assist in your holiday marketing initiatives

Participate in a culturally rich and rewarding experience. Sponsorship of the festival would involve financial support and/or in-kind donations to offset the costs associated with the programming and infrastructure. While there are basic packages available, they primarily act as an outline of the key opportunities. All partnership relationships will be tailored to meet the specific needs and goals of your business.

To learn more about the advantages of event marketing through your sponsorship of Festival Italiano at Belmar contact us today!

Vicki Dunbar

Kim Cronin 

2016 Sponsors

Project Angel Heart          Balistreri Vineyard     Martini Rossi     Disaronno     Zonin          Peroni     Alameda Gateway            


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Kim Cronin

General Event Questions? 

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Event Dates & Hours

September 9 & 10, 2017

10:00 am - 9:00 pm (Saturday)

10:00 am - 5:00 pm (Sunday)

Additional Information 

Vendor Information & Applications 

Volunteer Information & Applications

Bocce Registration - Coming Soon!

Activity & Entertainment Schedules

Flag Throwers

Contact Us!