Meet our organisation

The Dante Alighieri Society of Auckland organises the Festival Italiano every year for the Italian community, and to offer to the city of Auckland a taste of Italy. Festival Italiano is managed with the help of the Newmarket Business Association and the generous support of the Waitematā Local Board.

Businesses and organisations interested in participating in the 2020 Festival Italiano edition please contact

Please apply only if selling great Italian food or products. Food sellers will need to have a current food licence.

We apologise in advance if due to space restrictions we cannot accept all applicants.

Getting there on the Festival Italiano Day

The Festival Italiano is held in Newmarket: Osborne St, Osborne Lane, Kent St, Rialto Centre and Lumsden Green (Ferrari car display).
On Sunday free parking is available in Railway St, Carlton Gore Rd, Morgan St and many other sides streets. Click here for the full list.
The Festival is easy to reach by Public Transport, and Newmarket train station is just across the road. There is also a number of buses servicing the area.
To plan your journey into Newmarket using public transport visit Auckland Transport.
Newmarket has also several public carparks. See the map below for their locations.

Click here for a larger map or to print

8th November 2020

11am ~ 5pm

Osborne St, Kent St, Lumsden Green and Rialto Centre