Italian Day 2019

One of our most popular events during the year celebrating all things Italiano is back for it’s 3rd consecutive year!

Let your nonna, nonno, mama, papa, sorelle, fratelle, cugini and everyone else know cause we’re partying Italiano style!

SUNDAY 13TH OCTOBER
10AM – 3PM

FREE PUBLIC EVENT

A family fun day of Italian culture through food, music, dance & crafts.
You’ll be spoilt for choice with an abundance of delicious Italian cuisines from pop-up stalls and our long time traders as well.
Dance and sing along to traditional Italian songs with live performers.
Watch a puppet show, kids can learn how to make fettuccine & make a Venetian mask!

WIN a Maserati Gran Turismo MC Electric Ride On Toy Car!

Make a purchase of $30 or more in one transaction on Italian Day for your chance to win. Your receipt is your entry. All you have to do is clearly write your full name, phone number or email address on the back of your receipt and place it into the raffle barrel located at the information desk by 2:15pm on Sunday 13th October 2019. Prize winner will be announced on the day at 2:30pm at the Live entertainment stage.

Live Entertainment

Full line up of entertainment will be announced soon.

Pop-up food & Preston Market Traders serving up traditional Italian cuisines.

Free Activities

ALL AGES ITALIAN PUPPET SHOW – La Lampada Di Aladino (Aladdin and the Magic Lamp).
Learn a new language and watch the traditional tale of Aladdin.
Since the death of his father, Aladdin’s life changed until his mysterious uncle came along and advised that he must go into the tomb to fetch the old lamp to become rich…

Show starts at 1pm – 1:50pm.
This show is suitable for the whole family!
No bookings required.
Located on the South end of the market in between Centreway Electrical & Preston Health Foods.

LEARN HOW TO MAKE FETTUCCINE WORKSHOP FOR KIDS
In this class you’ll learn how to make the pasta dough and roll it through the pasta machine to create your fettuccine. Your fresh pasta will be packaged to take home with cooking instructions.

10am – 3pm
30 minute sessions.
Max. 10 kids per session
No bookings required. First come, first serve.
*Package with recipe for an easy pasta sauce and ingredients sourced from our fresh produce stall holders will be available at a cost.
Located in Pam Lane next to the information desk.

DECORATE A VENETIAN MASK WORKSHOP FOR KIDS
These mysterious masks have been around for centuries and originated in Venice. Decorate your very own mask and walk around in style.

10am – 3pm
No bookings required.
Located at the kids cubby house area in between the meat hall and Pam Lane.

JUMPING CASTLE
Kids can’t resist the bounce of a jumping castle. They’ll have so much fun in the racing car castle with basketball hoop!

10am – 3pm
Suitable for ages 3-12yrs
No bookings required.
Located in the fruit & veg area.

Did you know? Many of our traders are Italian. Say ciao! on your visit to Italian Day and explore their range of fresh produce and treats!

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