Check out the upcoming events and activities taking place at the Italian Club of Tampa!

The events listed below are being hosted by the Italian Club and/or our affiliates. Please click on the flyers to get detailed event information. If you would to purchase tickets to any of our upcoming events, please click the link provided or call the phone number listed on the event. Proceeds from our events benefit the Italian Club Building & Cultural Trust Fund, a registered 501C3 organization (Certificate #:59-2708291) dedicated to the ongoing preservation of our historical facility and the commitment to the Club mission statement.


ONE NIGHT ONLY: Wednesday, April 12th – 5pm-8pm

EVENT DETAILS Join us for our next WINE DOWN Wednesday, April 12th from 5pm-8pm. Our Happy Hour will take place in our first-floor Cantina with an incredible Italian Dinner Buffet, full cash bar, music, dancing, and more. THE WINE DOWN is open to everyone – and the best part – there is no charge to attend! THE WINE DOWN is a casual happy hour social event, meaning no reservations are necessary. Our cash bar will be stocked with a variety of liquor, beer, and wine – with 2-4-1 Italian Wine specials available all night. Our culinary team will provide a delicious Italian Dinner Buffet, complete with salad, bread & butter, entree, pasta, and vegetable! We are excited to be partnering with our long time friends at Tony’s Catering to provide our delicious dinner buffet for just $15 per person. The buffet is available first-come, first-serve. THE WINE DOWN will take place on the 2nd Wednesday of every month. Mark your calendar! We hope to see you there! THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!


ONE NIGHT ONLY: Friday, April 14th, Starting at 530pm

EVENT DETAILS Join the Italian Club and our Krewe of Italia as we host our Annual Outdoor Bocce Tournament on Friday, April 14th, starting at 530pm. This fun, family-friendly event will offer guests the opportunity to enjoy an evening in Ybor City’s Centennial Park with music and camaraderie, along with Italian food and drinks available for purchase, including a delicious cannoli booth hosted by our Ladies Auxiliary! Guests will enjoy the bocce tournament as it happens and root for your favorite team! This event is free to attend! Proceeds benefit the Cemetery Perpetual Care Fund and the Krewe of Italia Float Restoration Project. THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!


Saturday April 15th & Sunday April 16th

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EVENT DETAILS Our Festa Italiana Weekend events – Bocce & Bellinis and Winefest of Italy will be returning to the Ybor City district in April 2023. We are extremely grateful for all the years of loyal support and look forward to continuing the celebration of Italian culture and heritage in Tampa Bay with you this year. Festa Italiana started in the spring of 1997 and is an annual multi-day event that honors Italian culture and heritage by showcasing the Italian culture, traditions, and heritage. The event serves as one of the primary fundraiser for the Italian Club Building & Cultural Trust.THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!


Classes Start Mid-April; Eight (8) Week Course

REGISTER TODAY You can enroll in our Italian Language Program by CLICKING HERE!

PROGRAM DETAILS Join us as we begin our next session of our expansive Italian Language Program starting in April 2023. Our Language Instructor, Leona Xharra, with Ciao Bella Gente, will be offering Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3, & now Level 4 classes as part of our popular and expanding Italian Language Program. Classes will begin in mid-April 2023 and continue for an 8-week period ending in mid-June 2023. Classes will be held in the Italian Club located at 1731 E. 7th Ave in historic Ybor City. The class fees include in-person instruction, our language textbook, and parking. Class sizes are limited to 20 students per class. Payment is expected at the time of sign up. Class related materials such as books and parking passes will be distributed at the first class. Thank you for your support of the Club and our Italian Language Program!CLASSES ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!


Saturday, May 13th, Starts @ 1pm

EVENT DETAILS The Italian Club Ladies invite you to enjoy a beautiful afternoon with family and friends, delicious tea inspired recipes and special entertainment. Prize for the best decorated Tea Bonnet. A designated Table Captain will beautifully decorate a table for their guests with a unique theme. Tables are available if you are interested in being a captain. Tickets are $45pp, Children Under 12: $25pp. Table Sponsorship is $250 (does not include admission). Please contact one of the following members for information about tickets, tables, and/or sponsorships: Gilda F. Capitano (co-chair) – gildafcapitano@aol.com, Jackie Kasperski (co-chair) – jhkasperski@gmail.com, Sharon Mangione (co-chair) – smangione89@gmail.com, Francine Susca (treasurer) – fransus10@gmail.com. THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!


ONE NIGHT ONLY: Saturday, May 20th – Showtime 8pm

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EVENT DETAILS Join us as we host a very special night out with ALMOST ABBA – the Premier Tribute to ABBA – for a one night only performance! Bring your Mamma for a night of great music and dancing! ALMOST ABBA recreates the magic and nostalgia of Abba in a costumed, choreographed and audience-interactive show! Boasting a sound-a-like performance of intricate harmony’s and top notch musicianship, they truly live up to their ALMOST ABBA name! The group has toured internationally through eleven countries, in casinos, stadiums, resorts, and cruises! Our MAMMA MIA – Tribute Show to ABBA will include a live band to keep you entertained and dancing all night! This event is open to Club Members and the General Public – please feel free to invite friends and neighbors to experience this incredible evening. WANT TO JOIN US? Pricing is $45 for the public and $35 for Club Members (members contact the office for promo code or refer to postcard mailer). Tickets are available online only, by advanced purchase; tables seat 8 guests. Pricing is inclusive of taxes & fees – there are no refunds. Questions? Call the office at 813-248-3316 or email mark@italian-club.orgTHIS EVENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!


Saturday, June 3rd – time TBD

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EVENT DETAILS Do you love Billy Joel? Turnstiles certainly does! After years of performing and touring with various original cover bands, band leader Tony Monaco enlisted some of the finest musicians and fellow Billy Joel fans to join him in paying tribute to one of the greatest singer-songwriters of our time! Never intending to be an impersonator, Tony’s voice just naturally resembles Billy’s. Combining that with his ability at the piano and a world class band, you will actually feel this band’s love and commitment to the music. Witnessing them create a faithful, totally live Billy Joel concert experience is something that you won’t soon forget! Turnstiles has toured extensively and continues to perform nationally and internationally for 10’s of thousands of enthusiastic Fans of The Piano Man. This show simply put, rocks the house and never disappoints! Turnstiles’ performance is high energy and thrives on audience participation. They faithfully recreate Billy’s classics with a passion that will surely move the casual listener as well as the hard core “Joel fan” to their feet, singing along with all the classics!THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!