On Tuesday, March 19,  the Italian American Heritage Foundation hosted its annual event in honor of St. Joseph, the city of San Jose’s patron saint. The focus is the St. Joseph Table, a feast for the community, with all attendees welcome. The tradition has its roots in Sicily, where peasants appealed to St. Joseph to ease a famine. Their prayers an...

Partire dall’Italia per far fortuna in America. É la storia di tanti italiani, ed è sempre più la storia di Eataly, diventato in pochi anni uno dei marchi di punta del made in Italy del vino e del cibo nel mondo, che partito da Torino e diffuso nel mondo vede, oggi, per la prima volta, il Nord America contare più dell’Italia e dell’Europa intera, i...

Last year Little Italy San Jose was excited to receive a $250,000 Grant from The City of San Jose and Mayor Sam Liccardo. These essential funds for our Museum and Cultural Center were the 1st public funds Little Italy San Jose has received and we are extremely grateful to the City of San Jose for their support.  The tremendous monetary and In kind...

Saturday March 2, 2019. 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM PST. Holy Cross Parish, 580 Jackson Street, San Jose, CA 95112. Little Italy is proud to present our inaugural Carnevale celebration in collaboration with Holy Cross Church and the Scalabrini club. Our event will include a Venetian mascarade costume contest, food, arts and crafts, wine tasting and live mus...

Two Italian brothers with a family history of baking have transferred their culinary skills from Sicily to San Jose. The Palermo pair, Marco and Giacomo Montevago, has opened the appropriately named Italian Brothers Bakery on a corner of West San Carlos Street and Meridian Avenue in the city’s evolving Midtown neighborhood. Although the business is...

Mark your calendars for the Italian Family Festa at History Park San Jose on August 25 and 26, 2018. Then come and enjoy Italian festivities, food, music, culture, activities and fun! Click here if you'd like to join our volunteer family! Check out the full schdule of activities. ENTERTAINMENT: ALFIO is BACK!! One show only, Sunday, August 26, 4:00...

Sun, June 24, 2018. 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT. Little Italy San Jose - 323 West Saint John Street - San Jose, CA 95110. Last years Boss of the Sauce event was such a success, we decided this is going to be a yearly event. $25 includes a passport to try pasta from all of our participating restaurants and a tasting from gourmet Italian vendors .Beer, Wi...

Thu, May 17, 2018. 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM PDT. Enoteca La Storia Downtown - 320 West Saint John Street - San Jose, CA 95110. Come and mingle with our celebrity bartenders and the rest of the community and you can help to raise the funds needed to build the Little Italy San Jose Museum and Cultural Center. Your ticket includes remarkable wines provided b...

Every year the County of Santa Clara CA USA/Province of Florence, Italy Sister County Commission offers scholarships to university students from Santa Clara County who are participating for an academic year in a University approved International Program in Florence, Italy. Applications are available at: www.sccgov.org/florencescholarships Completed...

The controversial Christopher Columbus statue located inside San Jose's City Hall building was removed and placed into a hall of the Italian American Heritage Foundation on Saturday, according to the City Hall building manager. At the City Council meeting on Jan. 30, Mayor Sam Liccardo and the City Council decided on a six-week deadline to remove t...