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.
Summer School: FOOD & WINE 101
Wednesday, July 31st, Class Starts @ 6:00pm sharp!
WELCOME TO SUMMER SCHOOL – for our first course, we’d like to invite you to join us for “FOOD & WINE 101” – an educational experience on the pairing of food and wine. This will be an educational event, providing guests the opportunity to learn how to experience wine, while also learning how best to pair wine with food. Our guest chef Waylon will prepare 5-7 courses to be paired with a variety of SEEKER wines. Space is limited to the first 50 guests. Tickets are:
4TH ANNUAL SEAFOOD BOIL
Sunday, August 18th, Seating Begins at 1:00pm, Food Service Starts at 1:30pm
Feast on snow crab, tender shrimp, clams, mussels, crawfish, smoked sausage, sweet corn on the cob, red russet potatoes, mixed with savory onions and celery. Just the right amount of spice and a pinch of amore, served perfectly boiled on your table, for a hands-on southern inspired family-style chow down! Delicious homemade Bloody Marys will be available for purchase along with a full cash bar!
ITALIAN CLUB OPEN HOUSE & MEMBERSHIP DRIVE!!
Monday, September 9th, 5:00pm-8:00pm
As the Italian Club celebrates another milestone year, we are opening our doors to the Tampa Bay Community for an evening of education, culture, heritage, and camaraderie. This event will provide the community with an opportunity to learn about our role in the community and see just what our Club is all about! Come be part of “La Famiglia”! This is event is FREE TO ATTEND This is a causal attire, family friendly event. We will have appetizers and refreshments available, along with a cash bar. We will also have Club members and representatives available for any questions.
KREWE OF ITALIA PRESENTS… CARNEVALE!
Saturday, September 14th, 7:00pm-11:00pm
The Krewe of Italia invites you to join us
as we celebrate 15 years! Guests will enjoy an event – spread over two floors, with heavy tapas available, and entertainment in our 2nd Floor Theater. Guests will receive 2 complimentary signature cocktails served from multiple bars throughout the venue. Our headlining entertainment will be Tampa’s premier live band The Black Honkeys – who will take the stage at 9:30pm. We kindly ask all attendees to wear a Masquerade Mask along with your choice of Black/White Cocktail Attire or Krewe Costumes
Italian Club Ladies Auxiliary presents…
2019 ITALIAN AMERICAN WOMEN OF EXCELLENCE
Saturday, October 12th
The Italian Club Ladies Auxiliary is excited to again be hosting the bi-annual Italian American Women of Excellence Program at the Italian Club on Saturday, October 12th 2019. This very special event recognizes and honors outstanding Italian-American women in the Tampa Bay area. We are now accepting nominations from our members, families, and friends. The criteria for nominations is listed below. If you have any questions about this event, or the nomination process, please contact Loretta Campo at (813)899-0969, or via email at MCampo1@verizon.net
Download Nomination Form Here
ITALIAN CLUB MEMBERS PICNIC & “BACKYARD” BOCCE TOURNAMENT
Sunday, October 13th, 12:00pm-4:00pm
Join us as the Italian Club of Tampa revives an events last held decades ago – our Annual Members Picnic – taking place on Sunday, October 13th at one of Tampa Bay’s most beautiful parks, Picnic Island! Picnic Island Park is located at the southern most point of Westshore Blvd., and offers an expansive, beautiful park environment with shelters, grilles, ample parking, and large open areas for our backyard bocce tournament and other outdoor games. Picnic Island also has a large beach for families and children. This will be a family-friendly event, that is FREE TO ATTEND, and open to members, families, and friends of the Italian Club. We encourage you to bring lawn chairs, blankets, etc. as well and enjoy the afternoon in the park! We will be providing a DJ for the entire event!
ITALIAN CLUB DINNER CRUISE: CELEBRATING 125 YEARS
Friday, November 15th, Boarding at 7:30pm, Cruising 8:00pm-11:30pm
Join us as for premier Italian Club event for 2019, a Dinner Cruise Celebrating 125 Years of L’Unione Italiana on Friday, November 15th 2019. This four-hour private-charter cruise will take place on Tampa Bay’s Premier Cruise Line, Yacht Starship, with three decks of space exclusively for Italian Club members & guests to honor this special occasion. The evening will begin with a top deck cocktail reception with cash bar and a full antipasto display, followed by a buffet menu to include a Caprese Salad with bread/butter, Carved Prime Rib, Seasoned Chicken, and a Chef Attended Risotto Station. There will also be table-side cocktail service throughout dinner service. After dinner, guests can enjoy an evening of conversation and camaraderie, or take the party to the top deck to dance the night away on the top floor party deck with a DJ and bar!