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Join us for one of our many fun events, bring a friend or make some new ones. Members and non-members are all welcome!


If you have an idea for an event or would like to become part of our event team, contact send an email to or call the office 408.293.7122 and let us know what's on your mind.

RSVP and Pay by Credit Card

Click on the red ticket button for the events you'd like to attend, making sure to select the correct pricing for our multi-tier priced events. You will go directly to the RSVP/Payment page. You can edit the number of attending guests. Once you have completed your RSVP and payment, you will receive a confirmation and the information will be forwarded to the IAHF office.


RSVP and Pay by Check, Cash or Pay at Door Options

Email us at, call our office at 408-293-7122 or mail a check to IAHF, 425 N. 4th St, San Jose, CA 95112. Be sure to note the event date on the check.


CENA FUORI events require an RSVP - call 408-293-7122 or use our New online reservation signup at: LINK - NO PRE-PAYMENT, PAY AT RESTAURANT.


NO REFUNDS are available for our events.

The seat is transferable, if you would like to transfer your purchase to another person, please email the new name to If you are unable to attend or transfer the event fee, it will be considered a donation to the IAHF and at your request a tax deductible receipt will be sent to you.

Please RSVP for all events 2 days prior to the event date at the latest (unless otherwise noted) by emailing or by calling 408-293-7122.

It's important to call in your reservations and interest because so many of these activities have limited space and/or are online and we need to strictly monitor them for health, safety, and security issues. Please call 408.293.7122.

IAHF Events

Italian American Heritage Foundation

425 N. Fourth Street

San Jose, CA 95112

Phone: 408.293.7122



Office Hours:

Tuesday thru Friday: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Closed Saturday thru Monday

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2024 Events Planned

Please note: For all events, we can no longer park in the Salvation Army parking lot!

St. Joseph's Table Donations still open

  • Donations for the St. Joseph's Altar and Table are Gratefully Welcomed*

  • * Monetary donations will be collected and given to local charities.  You may make an online donation by selecting the Blue button below.


April 23, Tuesday / Italian Swordsman Fencing Demonstration / 6:30 PM / At the Hall
Free to all

This is a free exhibition and will be presented by the Gladius Fencing Club of San Jose. Many of you may be familiar with the Club as they have been at the Festa in the "greens area" for several years. The event has two purposes: One, to share with you the art of fencing from the Accademia di Scherma of Napoli, and two, determine if there is interest in having an Italian fencing "Room"(Class) at the IAHF.

If the martial art of fencing interests you or you are just curious about the event, join us at the IAHF for this program. Call the IAHF at (408) 293-7122 so, we have a count.

April 24, Wednesday / Sicilian Folk Singer Michela Musolino appearing at Art Boutiki / 8:00 PM

Michela Musolino, who was one of our feature performers at last year's Italian Family Festa will be appearing at Art Boutiki Music Hall in San Jose, CA. Michaela is a living legend with a national following among folk music enthusiasts, and will be visiting San Jose for one show only. The Music Hall is located at 44 Race Street, San Jose CA 95126. Doors open at 8:00 PM, music starts about 8:15 PM.

Tickets are $25 in advance, $35 at the door IAHF members can get a $5.00 discount on advance tickets by using coupon code IAHF24 at checkout online at this link:

Tickets can also be purchased over the phone by calling 408-971-8929

Please note, this number is configured to take messages only, please leave a message and they will call you back to process your order

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April 25, Thursday / Cena Fuori / 7:00 PM / Sam's BBQ

Sign ups now available, click the Blue button to make a reservation 


Sam's BBQ Sampler Plate

Served with garlic bread and sides


In addition, Sam Carlino will be sharing a slideshow of the old Time Market, a one time San Jose Institution located on the corner of Bascom and San Carlos.  The Clock Tower is still there, as a part of the history of San Jose. 

Sign ups now available, click the Blue button to make a reservation 

For directions, click on the map and enter your starting point

1110 South Bascom Ave

San Jose, CA

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May 2, Thursday / Frittata / At the Hall / 7:00 PM / $25 for members and $30 for non-members & guests

Learn how to make Frittata with Nora Monette

Sign up and purchase your tickets by clicking the button below or call the IAHF.

May 5, Sunday / 9th Annual Bocce Open Tournament  & Fundraiser / 11:00 AM, Games start promptly at 11:30 AM / At Campo di Bocce-Los Gatos Players: $50 each; Non-players and youth: $25 each Non-players welcome.

Bocce 2023 Winners

___________Tournament Rules_____________ 

  • Please come early to register prior to gametime. Tournament ends at 2:00 PM.

  • Only Campo di Bocce’s BALLS may beused.

  • You may enroll your own team of 4 players,or we could assign you to a team.

  • Time-limited rotation playing.

  • The play will culminate in a “play-off” for the IAHF Championship.


LOCATION: Campo di Bocce, 565 University Ave. Los Gatos, CA 

DIRECTIONS? Click Map image to the right ---->>>>


PARKING: Complimentary parking at Campo di Bocce, including street side, and the Intero Real Estate lot. 


Included: Pizza, Fruit & Veggie Tray, and Dessert 

No-Host bar COST: Root for the home team! 

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May 16, Thursday / Regional Lunch / tba / At the Hall / $25 Members / $30 Non-members and Guests

  • Other details forthcoming

June 2, Sunday / Festa della Repubblica Dinner & Dance / tba / At the Hall

  • Other details forthcoming

June 3, Monday / Festa della Repubblica Flag Raising / tba / At the County of Santa Clara Building - 70 West Hedding St

  • Other details forthcoming

June 9, Sunday / Scholarship Awards and Luncheon / tba / At the Hall

  • Other details forthcoming

June 16, Sunday (Father's Day) / Special Free Chamber Music Concert / 3:00 PM / At Five Wounds Portuguese National Church

  • special free Father's Day chamber music concert with The Italian pianist Mauro Dilema and Portuguese violinist Carlos Damas at 3:00 at Five Wounds Portuguese National Church.  The concert is free and will also feature principal string players from the Mission Chamber Orchestra of San Jose with special welcome by Emily Ray

  • The church is located at 1375 E. Santa Clara St. in San Jose, and parking is free.

June 20, Thursday - NO Regional Lunch due to Polenta Dinner on June 23

June 23, Sunday / Polenta Dinner with Tricarico Club / 3:30 PM Social & Dinner @ 4:00 PM / At the Hall / $30 for Members of IAHF & Tricarico Clubs / $35 for Non-members & Guests / Under 12 - Free 

All are welcome!!!

Join friends from the Tricarico Social Club and the Italian American Heritage Foundation for the annual Polenta/Sausage Family Dinner prepared by the crew from the Tricarico Social Club.

3:30 to 8:00

Dedicated to the memory of ANTONIO AMATO (Event Co-Founder)

Select your purchase option using the Red button below 


  • Mixed Green Salad, Garlic Bread, Polenta, Sausage and Dessert

  • Bring your own wine or beer

  • Event chairs: Ken Borelli & Ben DiNapoli, Jr.

  • Dance to the sounds of Eric "Hot Rod" DJ 

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A glance into the events planned for 2024 (subject to change)


  • 18, Thursday - Regional lunch

  • 25, Thursday - Cena Fuori - Sam's BBQ - 7:00 PM



  • 5, Sunday - Annual Bocce tournament at Campo di Bocce - 11:00 AM

  • 16, Thursday - Regional Lunch - 12:00 at the Hall

  • 30, Thursday - Cena Fuori @ tba



  • 2, Sunday - Dinner/Dance celebration - Festa della Repubblica

  • 3, Monday - Flag Raising - Festa della Repubblica

  • 9, Sunday - Scholarship Awards Lunch - TBA

  • 20, Thursday - No Regional Lunch

  • 23, Sunday - Polenta Dinner with Tricarico Club - 3:00 PM 

  • 27, Thursday - Cena Fuori



  • 18, Thursday - Regional Lunch

  • 25, Thursday - Cena Fuori 



  • 3 & 4, Saturday & Sunday - 42nd Italian Family Festa

  • 29, Thursday - Cena Fuori



  • 19, Thursday - Regional lunch

  • 26, Thursday - Cena Fuori



  • 8, Tuesday - General Membership Meeting & Dinner

  • 17, Thursday - Regional Lunch

  • 31, Thursday - Cena Fuori



  • 21, Thursday - Pre Holiday Raffle and Regional Lunch



  • 6, Friday - Holiday Dinner Dance

  • 19, Thursday - Holiday Lunch

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Would you like to volunteer at our events?

Did you know we have a new and improved way to sign up to volunteer at our events?

You can now go online and register to volunteer at events: just pick your event(s), sign the waiver, and get specific details as the event date approaches. Check back often as volunteer needs get added.  Sign up early as we have limited spots to fill.

If you do not have access, you can obtain and fill out a form from the office when you arrive.

Please note: the Festa volunteer sign-ups are still handled separately and start in early May.

Check it out at this link:    IAHF Volunteer sign-ups

Please contact if you  have any questions.  We want to extend a special welcome and invite our many new members to join us as we work on these and several more exciting events celebrating our to Italian American Heritage.

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