Gradi Italian Festival

Join Gradi’s renowned Johnny Di Francesco as he celebrates Italy with a line-up of talented pizzaioli and culinary craftsman at this festival within a festival – The Gradi Italian Festival!

All the hits from Italy’s culinary canon are there, from pizza to pasta, gelato to cannoli, plus you can hit up the salumi e formaggi station. An exclusive special gluten-free pizza station also available along with fresh arancini made on site.

As well as great food, there will be live entertainment and plenty of activities for the kids plus exclusive pop-up bars for the adults. Experience pizza and mozzarella stretching demonstrations – all things Italiano.

Thanks to our sponsors, Arancini Art, Marana, Cedar Hospitality, Puopolo Smallgoods, Vannella Cheese, 5 Stagioni,  Aperol, Birra Moretti, La Gioiosa.


Further Information

More of a family focus during the day. Entertainment will change in the evening that will create an atmosphere more suitable to adults.

Disabled Accessibility
The event is accessible by wheelchair.

Venue Directions
Crown Riverwalk

Allocated Seating
Shared Tables

Further Event Details
Gluten-free pizza station available.

Event Enquiries
For all event enquiries, please call: (03) 9292 5777