The Little Italy Association is proud to officially announce that the annual Sicilian Festival has merged with FESTA! for one massive cultural festival as the brand new Little Italy FESTA! on . The bigger-than-ever 21st annual FESTA! celebration will take over the streets of Little Italy from , filled with authentic live Italian entertainment, Italian food, a stickball tournament, bocce ball tournament, a colorful flag procession and of course the festival’s favorite—Gesso Italiano (Italian Chalk) to celebrate one of the most iconic neighborhoods not only in San Diego, but in the country.