We know there are many food festivals near Arcadia for you to enjoy throughout the year. But as far as we can tell, this is the first Italian themed one. Scottsdale meets Jersey Shore with the first Italian Festival that will run April 4th and 5th at Kelly’s at Southbridge. The Italian Countryside will come to the valley with over 10 local Italian bistros participating. There will also be wine, pastries, local musicians, and vendors featuring Italian crafts. This festival is sponsored by the Italian-American Association and there is a $10 entrance fee. 4-10pm on Friday and 11 am -10 pm on Saturday. Don’t miss out on this fun event and until next time, Arrivederci, paisanos!