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Festa di Carnevale 2020

February 8 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Free – $50

Carnevale mask

Festa di Carnevale 2020

Saturday, February 8, 2020 from 6 – 10 PM

Mercer Island Congregational Church

4545 Island Crest Way, Mercer Island, WA

Scroll down to purchase your tickets before February 5!

Special price for members valid through January 31.

Don’t delay as we anticipate this event will sell out! 

Carnevale is one of the most colorful celebrations in the world. In Italy, we are serious about it. In the end, this is where it was born. Every village celebrates, every family cooks up a storm to honor this century long tradition of dancing, masquerading and feasting before the fasting and meditating of Lent.

Our local celebration begins with an antipasti buffet, followed by potato gnocchi as a primo piatto. The secondo piatto is roasted porchetta prepared and hand-carved by Due Cucina of Capitol Hill. For dolci we will have mini-cannoli filled on site by Kelly Cannoli of Lake City. The kitchen will be open from 6 until 9 PM with the cannoli station open until 9:30. We will also have a cash bar where wine, acqua minerale, and soft drinks may be purchased. In addition to music and dancing, the evening will include costume and mask contests concluding with the announcement of the lucky winner of the 50/50 raffle.

Advance ticket sales deadline extended to  February 6! 

Tickets are still available at regular price of $50 for adults and $20 for youths. After February 6 a limited number of tickets will be available at the door for $60 on a first come/first served basis until 100 tickets are sold (we are getting close!) There is no guarantee tickets will be available at the door, so hurry and get your tickets right now!

Carnevale Schedule of Events:

6 – 9: Antipasti, gnocchi, and porchetta stations open.

7 – 9:30: Cannoli station open.

6 – 9:30: Beverage station open.

8:30:   Parade of children in costumes and masks – all participants receive a prize.

9:30:   Parade of entries for best mask and costume with prize awards.

10:00: Winner of 50/50 raffle announced.

6 – 10: Music and dancing to DJ.

Remember to bring cash for the wine bar, soda, and cannoli station and to purchase the raffle tickets!


February 8
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Free – $50
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Il Punto! Italian Cultural Center


Mercer Island Congregational Church
4545 Island Crest Way
Mercer Island, WA 98040 United States
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