83rd Annual Santa Rosalia Fisherman's Festival

This year will mark the 83rd annual Santa Rosalia Fisherman's festival honoring the local fishermen of Monterey, past and present . It is a celebrated event with wonderful Italian food and drink and amazing entertainment. We thank all those who came out and celebrated the Italian heritage with us in the past and we invite all to take part in the sights, sounds, food and culture that make the Italian experience so very special. Mark your calendars now to attend this year's gathering for three days of Italian cuisine, music, dancing, fun and friendship.

This year's 3-day festival will take place from September 9th–11th, 2016 at the Custom House Plaza in downtown Monterey.

Festival favorites include: unprecedented entertainment, raffles, bocce tournament, parade, Italian food, beer, wine and more, all offering something for everyone's enjoyment.

Friday, Sept. 9: 3:00pm–10:00pm
Saturday, Sept. 10: 10:00am–10:00pm
Sunday, Sept. 11: 10:00am–6:00pm

Saturday Schedule
Mass: 10:30am - San Carlos
Parade: 12:00pm - 500 Church St. thru Downtown Monterey ends at Custom House Plaza
Opening Ceremony
Blessing of Fleet after parade
Re-dedication of Santa Rosalia statue


Share the heritage, culture and the romance of Italy that our local Italian community was built on! Enjoy a feast of sight, sound and wonderful tastes, filled with entertainment.


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