You’ll find Italian food in practically every corner of Sydney. In fact, Leichhardt in the inner west has even been rebranded to Little Italy. But if you’re after a true celebration of Italian culture you’ll want to keep Sunday, August 20 free for the Ferragosto Italian Street Festival. Returning for its 2023 edition, the festival is bringing a vibrant celebration to the streets of Five Dock for one day only.
Ferragosto Italian Street Festival
Ferragosto marks 26 years in Sydney in 2023 so celebrations are set to be grand. The much-loved community event has previously attracted over 120,000 visitors annually.
There will be over 200 stalls at the venue serving delicious Italian food from pasta, cannoli, gelato and more along with merchandise stalls and more. Street eats will be the highlight along with heaps of children’s rides, activities and fun competitions planned. Grab high-quality handcrafted goods or sip on a glass of wine as you enjoy live dance and music performances across Ferragosto’s five stages.
The festival will take place between Lyons and Queens Roads on Great North Road, Five Dock and entry is free. Check out their Facebook page for all the details.