4th Annual Italian Festival
November 1st & 2nd, 2014
La Quinta Civic Center Park

A community event to celebrate the Italian heritage and culture! With this event, Desert Arc is acknowledging the generous donation of land for our current campus from the Western Italian Golf Association in 1983…and the Italian heritage of Richard Balocco, Desert Arc President & CEO.

This event will have different types of vendors, performers, and a Family Fun Zone.

Call 760-346-1611 for more information.

Check out memories from last year’s Festival!

Celebrity Emcee

Joey English

2013 Onstage Entertainment

International Opera Institute

Patrick Evans
CBS Local 2 Meteorologist

Strolling Entertainers

Lynne Lockwood


Randy Gastreich
Close-up Magician
Social Services Insurance specialist
Come taste the delizioso Italian flavor of our fine restaurants and visit our merchandise & information vendors and more!

Enjoy our Family Fun Zone!

  • Facepainting
  • Create your own Venetian mask!
  • Ride the Buckets o’ Fun
  • Enjoy our special Italian-themed puppet show
  • And More!

2013 Sponsors

Platino Regalo

Oro Regalo

Argento Regalo

Nancy & Ed Singer

Bronzo Regalo

Special Thanks To

Dr. Richard and Rosemary Fausel

Highway 12 Winery