Italian Day on the Drive

Comments 153 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver’s own Little Italy is hosting the annual Italian Day on the Drive festival on June 11th, celebrating Italian culture, heritage and respective immigrant contributions in Vancouver. This festival transforms Commercial Drive into a lively 14 block, vehicle free, celebration and community festa!

Italian Day on the Drive

Where: Commercial Drive, Vancouver
When: Sunday, June 11 2017 – 12:00pm to 8:00pm
Admission: FREE

Join over 200 sponsors, merchants, retail booths, food vendors and restaurant patios, for this full day of family fun, and enjoy several stages hosting live music and theatre. Watch for street performers, classic cars, activities and displays, children’s amusement zones and more. Of course there will also be some phenomenal food!

Italian Day On Commercial Drive

For Italian Day 2017, the theme is “Amore”, to celebrate all aspects of life and the magical power it holds to inspire, connect and create infinite possibilities and experiences, both individually and collectively.

Win Dinner for Two

I have the opportunity to give away dinner for two at award-winning Federico’s Supper Club in support of Italian Day! Italian cuisine and welcoming hospitality is served up in an old school atmosphere complete with live music and dancing five nights a week. If you are seeking a culinary adventure or celebrating a special occasion, Federico’s Supper Club is truly a unique experience.

Here’s how you can enter to win:

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Follow Italian Day on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for more information.

I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. Dinner value is $100 for up to two guests. Gratuities not included. Must be 19+. Please enjoy responsibly.

Update The winner is @kardyck!

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153 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. Samantha ReevesTuesday, May 30th, 2017 — 3:49pm PDT

    I’ve always wanted to try out Federico’s Supper Club

  2. ScottTuesday, May 30th, 2017 — 4:06pm PDT

    That sounds like a great meal

  3. ShannonTuesday, May 30th, 2017 — 4:07pm PDT

    Yummy, exciting prize

  4. DanielTuesday, May 30th, 2017 — 4:34pm PDT

    Me Mom is in town. Nice!

  5. Linda WebsterTuesday, May 30th, 2017 — 5:06pm PDT

    Sounds like a fun way to spend the day followed by a great meal!

  6. JeffTuesday, May 30th, 2017 — 5:21pm PDT

    This would be great. Love Italian Day

  7. Kingsley ChanTuesday, May 30th, 2017 — 5:25pm PDT

    My partner is an Italian plumber and if I win I’ll make resos’ under Mario and Luigi!

  8. MarioTuesday, May 30th, 2017 — 5:26pm PDT

    I hope my partner sees this! I love Italian food!

  9. Jason bTuesday, May 30th, 2017 — 6:16pm PDT

    Bellissimo

  10. Mousemouse604Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 — 6:25pm PDT

    Oh love Italian day on the Drive! It’s so much fun

  11. KaleighTuesday, May 30th, 2017 — 7:25pm PDT

    So much fun!

  12. CathyTuesday, May 30th, 2017 — 8:16pm PDT

    Sounds like so much fun!

  13. TarrahTuesday, May 30th, 2017 — 8:32pm PDT

    Always wanted to try this restaurant.

  14. claireTuesday, May 30th, 2017 — 8:32pm PDT

    Federico is so much fun!

  15. Don McQueenTuesday, May 30th, 2017 — 8:40pm PDT

    Italian Days! Such a festival!

  16. MelanieTuesday, May 30th, 2017 — 8:50pm PDT

    Sounds like a great day out!

  17. SheilaTuesday, May 30th, 2017 — 9:19pm PDT

    Per favore 🙂

  18. KamTuesday, May 30th, 2017 — 9:29pm PDT

    This is so much fun + Italian food…yum!!!!

  19. tammyTuesday, May 30th, 2017 — 9:31pm PDT

    Would love to go!

  20. Katie LTuesday, May 30th, 2017 — 9:59pm PDT

    Sounds like a perfect birthday dinner date for my Italian food loving husband 😊

  21. Bonnie RTuesday, May 30th, 2017 — 10:00pm PDT

    Nice!

  22. SabrinaTuesday, May 30th, 2017 — 10:05pm PDT

    Can’t believe I’ve never heard of this place!

  23. brandonTuesday, May 30th, 2017 — 10:35pm PDT

    I love Italian food

  24. IrenaTuesday, May 30th, 2017 — 11:33pm PDT

    A chance to practice Tango

  25. IrenaTuesday, May 30th, 2017 — 11:34pm PDT

    A chance to practice my Tango and Italian.

  26. Shelley ButcherWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 1:06am PDT

    This sounds fantastic! What a lovely prize!

  27. WenWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 7:11am PDT

    Their menus fits my appetite.

    Thanks for the introduction and the contest!

  28. AmyWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 7:16am PDT

    I love Italian ! I would love to check this place out I’ve heard great things. Maybe I can convince my guy to start liking Italian !

  29. Lorena GrandeWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 7:16am PDT

    When I went to see Tony Orlando a year ago I realized it was the wonderful Fredrico’s clan who were instrumental in putting on this absolutely fun/superb show. Then a few months ago I had my first Fredrico’s dinner experience at a Volunteer Appreciation Dinner for My Sister’s Closet. I would love to go back with a date and dance the night away to to finely sung tunes of the owner himself. How nice is that? 🙂

  30. NeenaWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 7:23am PDT

    Mama mia

  31. KeithWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 7:31am PDT

    Love Federico’s! Great combination of food and entertainment

  32. Marie SzportWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 7:36am PDT

    Would love to win this 🙂

  33. AnhWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 7:44am PDT

    I’d love to go!

  34. Jessica camposWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 7:49am PDT

    The menu looks great!!

  35. Alice WongWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 8:39am PDT

    Yes please! Dinner and dancing makes for a great date night!

  36. AlexWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 8:51am PDT

    Sounds fun

  37. LindaWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 9:03am PDT

    Italian Day on the Drive is one of my favourite summer festivals in town.

  38. ariel cWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 9:11am PDT

    I love Italian Day on the drive!

  39. adamWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 9:12am PDT

    great food options available on the drive

  40. tracy kWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 9:14am PDT

    looove federicos!!

  41. SteveWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 9:26am PDT

    I’d love to share that celebration and dinner! 😃

  42. Janet Y.J. KongWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 9:36am PDT

    Would love to try out this restaurant on the Drive!

  43. Chris CWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 9:40am PDT

    Federico’s sounds like not just a meal, but an experience!

  44. MilynneWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 9:41am PDT

    I love Italian Day on the Drive!

  45. Michael BWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 9:48am PDT

    This is one of the reasons I read the Miss 604 blog…to find out new things (to me) about Metro Vancouver! I’ve never been to this restaurant but would LOVE to try it out…thanks for the chance.

  46. GunnerWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 9:53am PDT

    I am hoping to bring my mom there.

  47. VirginiaWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 10:01am PDT

    I love tiramisu. I would love to try it out at Federico’s Supper Club.

  48. Cindy SmithWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 10:04am PDT

    Sounds like fun!!

  49. ValerieWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 10:10am PDT

    Federico’s! <3
    I have still never dined there. #bucketlist

  50. Christie MWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 10:14am PDT

    Sounds like so much fun!

  51. vancouver momWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 10:20am PDT

    Federico’s is so much fun but I haven’t been in 7 years. II just turned 50 and my BFF turns 50 soon too. We would love to celebrate our 37 years of friendship at Federico’s!

  52. JazzyWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 10:26am PDT

    This sounds like an amazing prize to win!

  53. Mike GismondiWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 10:28am PDT

    This sounds delicious!

  54. Angela GriffinWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 10:29am PDT

    I love Italian food. This would be fantastic!

  55. Phoebe DyWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 10:43am PDT

    This would be lovely!

  56. Jeannie LamWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 10:54am PDT

    What a great meal this would be!

  57. GregWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 11:02am PDT

    Great place for an evening out, would love to surprise my wife with this.

  58. Mike MundayWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 11:14am PDT

    Sounds great. we went last year

  59. KarolineWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 11:14am PDT

    I have never been to Federico’s. Would love to try.

  60. Elizabeth BWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 11:19am PDT

    What a great sounding restaurant…I would love to dine there!

  61. Cheuk LauWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 12:29pm PDT

    Thanks Miss 604 for a great contest

  62. Hana CairnsWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 12:42pm PDT

    We would love to win! Just moved to the area and never been before!

  63. Rob bainWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 12:45pm PDT

    Love this place. Good food and good entertainment

  64. Sonya MannWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 12:52pm PDT

    Would absolutely love a date night with my hubby. ☺

  65. Monica SiWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 1:04pm PDT

    I have never been to this restaurant and would love to try it out.

  66. Stella PanagiotidisWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 1:50pm PDT

    I’m in! ☺

  67. kellie nehringWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 2:34pm PDT

    Ohhh sounds amazing!!

  68. LindaWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 2:40pm PDT

    Hope the weather is nice! This would be a great date night!

  69. L.M.SWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 2:48pm PDT

    That would be a good night out!

  70. MoniqueWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 3:17pm PDT

    In need of a date night with the husband

  71. Naomi CasiroWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 3:21pm PDT

    Italian Day + Italian supper sounds like a dream!! 🙂

  72. Kathy PWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 3:39pm PDT

    Sounds like a wonderful dinner!

  73. MarlonWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 3:59pm PDT

    Awesome giveaway!! You’re the best Rebecca!!! Would love to take my wife for a romantic dinner to Federico’s while I’m in town before leaving to Price George again for work.

  74. Lisa GWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 4:09pm PDT

    This would be an amazing date night out thank you for the chance to win!

  75. marissaWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 4:14pm PDT

    Yum!

  76. Chris PellaWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 4:41pm PDT

    Italian food is always a treat especially at an authentic Italian restaurant.

  77. DonaldWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 5:01pm PDT

    Date night!

  78. Katy WaldegraveWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 5:10pm PDT

    Sounds like a much needed date night!

  79. Bonnie RWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 5:39pm PDT

    Yum!

  80. CJWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 5:47pm PDT

    Yum! Count me in 😁

  81. ValWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 6:31pm PDT

    Frederico’s is legendary. I would love to go there.

  82. DBWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 6:42pm PDT

    We love Federico’s!

  83. VinceWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 6:45pm PDT

    This is such a fun day out – and Federico’s is so much fun!

  84. LouiseWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 7:47pm PDT

    I’d love to try this restaurant!

  85. KellyWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 7:47pm PDT

    Viva Italia!

  86. rinoWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 7:54pm PDT

    That would be a great night out!

  87. taniaWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 7:54pm PDT

    What a great meal this would be!

  88. RitaWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 8:15pm PDT

    Oh I heard this place is awesome!! I’d love to win the gift card😊

  89. StotesWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 8:48pm PDT

    This sounds great!

  90. CathyWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 9:46pm PDT

    The draw is on my birthday! #fingerscrossed

  91. RoderickWednesday, May 31st, 2017 — 10:54pm PDT

    Mmmmmm….Pasta!!

  92. MaryanneThursday, June 1st, 2017 — 4:55am PDT

    This would be such a good night out!

  93. ceciliaThursday, June 1st, 2017 — 7:20am PDT

    Never been there, would make for a fantastic date!!

  94. Jill McDowellThursday, June 1st, 2017 — 9:34am PDT

    I am always out of town for this but I am finally able to go this year! So excited!!

  95. Ann-Marie VaughanThursday, June 1st, 2017 — 10:49am PDT

    I would love to win!

  96. Barb WThursday, June 1st, 2017 — 1:41pm PDT

    I’ve always heard great things about this place!

  97. MandyThursday, June 1st, 2017 — 6:07pm PDT

    Thanks for the reminder that Italian Day is coming up.

  98. Marina PetruzzelliThursday, June 1st, 2017 — 7:42pm PDT

    Federico’s Supper Club is so good! I would love to go back and treat my boyfriend 🙂

  99. Karen M.Thursday, June 1st, 2017 — 8:16pm PDT

    I haven’t been to Frederico’s in years. Love the place. Hope I win!

  100. Diana SerbanThursday, June 1st, 2017 — 8:17pm PDT

    Been wanting to check it out for yeaaaars! About time!

  101. Eve MarshallThursday, June 1st, 2017 — 8:58pm PDT

    Yes please – would love to go to Federico’s!

  102. Marisa. PThursday, June 1st, 2017 — 11:28pm PDT

    voglio provare tutto il cibo!!

  103. EileenThursday, June 1st, 2017 — 11:50pm PDT

    Would love to take my dad for his b’day!

  104. daneFriday, June 2nd, 2017 — 6:25am PDT

    Great grad celebration idea

  105. AnnaFriday, June 2nd, 2017 — 6:46am PDT

    I love Italian food.

  106. taliaFriday, June 2nd, 2017 — 8:09am PDT

    This would be so cool!

  107. LyNdAFriday, June 2nd, 2017 — 9:54am PDT

    delizioso 🙂

  108. BENFriday, June 2nd, 2017 — 9:55am PDT

    YES !!

  109. Alana PFriday, June 2nd, 2017 — 1:17pm PDT

    Yummy

  110. WesFriday, June 2nd, 2017 — 2:29pm PDT

    YUM!

  111. stan maFriday, June 2nd, 2017 — 3:21pm PDT

    I love Italian food. Ranks right next to Sushi

  112. HollyFriday, June 2nd, 2017 — 10:02pm PDT

    If you’ve never been to Italian days, you’re missing out!

  113. StephanieSaturday, June 3rd, 2017 — 12:15am PDT

    I love the drive!

  114. Emily HSaturday, June 3rd, 2017 — 8:12am PDT

    This event looks like lots of fun. Restaurant looks great too!

  115. KristySaturday, June 3rd, 2017 — 8:14am PDT

    Fun!

  116. SeanSaturday, June 3rd, 2017 — 8:25am PDT

    Thanks!

  117. HadleySaturday, June 3rd, 2017 — 11:22am PDT

    Have lived off the Drive over 3 years and never been…..I’m ready.

  118. Christine CalvinSaturday, June 3rd, 2017 — 2:07pm PDT

    Can’t wait for Italian day!

  119. DebzSaturday, June 3rd, 2017 — 3:22pm PDT

    Love the event & the restaurant!

  120. cora whitingSaturday, June 3rd, 2017 — 3:54pm PDT

    Ho fame e sete , when I will have the pleasure to dine in Federico’s Supper Club?

  121. JasonSaturday, June 3rd, 2017 — 8:41pm PDT

    We’ll be there!

  122. Jessica TSaturday, June 3rd, 2017 — 11:06pm PDT

    I’d love to have an excuse to try this place out!

  123. AlexSunday, June 4th, 2017 — 6:39am PDT

    Italian food is my fave

  124. Tabby72Sunday, June 4th, 2017 — 7:19am PDT

    Sounds like a great evening out!

  125. DougSunday, June 4th, 2017 — 8:55am PDT

    My wife and I would love to go!

  126. MayaSunday, June 4th, 2017 — 10:26am PDT

    Yum!

  127. KimSunday, June 4th, 2017 — 12:42pm PDT

    Fun! Have never been there.

  128. RachelSunday, June 4th, 2017 — 2:09pm PDT

    yes please!

  129. Sherry FSunday, June 4th, 2017 — 3:14pm PDT

    Oh this would be wonderful to win.

  130. DanaSunday, June 4th, 2017 — 7:46pm PDT

    I’d love to try Federico’s!

  131. Maria Fernanda SotoSunday, June 4th, 2017 — 8:21pm PDT

    Awesome!

  132. Heidi CSunday, June 4th, 2017 — 8:48pm PDT

    I’ve always wanted to try this supper club. Thanks for the opportunity to win.

  133. MEI LING LIUSunday, June 4th, 2017 — 10:57pm PDT

    i love to win thanks for the chance

  134. phillip chinMonday, June 5th, 2017 — 7:41am PDT

    this would be a fun a time at the supper club

  135. darci paiceMonday, June 5th, 2017 — 9:14am PDT

    what fun this would be!

  136. AndreaMonday, June 5th, 2017 — 10:43am PDT

    I would love to go there! I have heard such wonderful things about the place. Thanks for the chance to win 🙂

  137. sandraMonday, June 5th, 2017 — 1:59pm PDT

    Fredericos… the best dinner club in vancouver!

  138. DariaMonday, June 5th, 2017 — 2:11pm PDT

    Viva l’Italia!

  139. SueMonday, June 5th, 2017 — 3:36pm PDT

    Would love to try!!!

  140. LisaMonday, June 5th, 2017 — 4:04pm PDT

    I would love to surprise my husband for his birthday dinner.

  141. LisaMonday, June 5th, 2017 — 5:18pm PDT

    I’ve heard fabulous reviews about Fredericos but have never had a chance to go there. Would love to try it for myself.

  142. RobMonday, June 5th, 2017 — 11:15pm PDT

    Love Italian food. Would really like to try Federico’s Supper Club.

  143. LynTuesday, June 6th, 2017 — 8:11am PDT

    I’ll be at Italian Days! What a treat to dine and dance at Frederico’s.

  144. MIKETuesday, June 6th, 2017 — 8:19am PDT

    My girl friend will love it when I take her to pasta supper – hope to win.

  145. RonTuesday, June 6th, 2017 — 9:35am PDT

    Sounds great – thanks for the chance!

  146. CindyTuesday, June 6th, 2017 — 9:37am PDT

    Nice!

  147. RachelTuesday, June 6th, 2017 — 11:58am PDT

    I’ve never been, and would love to go!!

  148. ANNA NGOTuesday, June 6th, 2017 — 8:36pm PDT

    I’m sure it will be fun and we will enjoy it a lot as this is the first time we know such festival like this. Thanks for your info.

  149. samTuesday, June 6th, 2017 — 10:41pm PDT

    Would love to go!

  150. SharonWednesday, June 7th, 2017 — 1:20pm PDT

    I have heard of Federico’s Supper Club but haven’t been yet. Would be so much fun to spend an evening there!

  151. BobThursday, June 8th, 2017 — 2:52pm PDT

    Love to win!

  152. AdamThursday, June 8th, 2017 — 2:53pm PDT

    Italian food and culture are for me.

  153. Margaret BFriday, June 9th, 2017 — 10:18am PDT

    Yes please, would love to win!

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