2018 Arts Partners

Our thanks go out to our Arts Partners who support the festival.  Visit, shop, and dine with them in Little Italy.

Ballast PointBallast Point       2215 India St.       619.255.7213

The perfect balance of taste and aroma. What started as a small group of home brewers, who simply wanted to make a better beer, evolved into the adventurers known today as Ballast Point.

Bencotto             750 W. Fir St.             619.450.4786

Bencotto draws inspiration from Italian kitchens, more than restaurants, where Italians grow up, linger, cook, and eat simple yet exceptional food.

Bird Rock Coffee Roasters   2295 Kettner Blvd.   619.272.0203

San Diego’s only nationally recognized leader in direct trade, micro-lot and auction coffee.

Born & Raised             1909 India St.             619.202.4577

Consortium Holdings’ one of a kind steakhouse, featuring classic tableside cuisine, stunning architecture and amazing views.


CCaffe Italiaaffe Italia             1704 India St.             619.234.6767

Caffe Italia is a one of a kind Espresso bar serving the perfect blends of robust coffee, cappuccino and espresso made with Lavazza coffee beans imported from Italy.

Civico 1845             1845 India St.           619.431.5990

Offering fresh flavors with a modern spin on traditional Italian Favorites, Civico 1845 sits in the heart of San Diego’s Little Italy community. With authentic and contemporary design, Civico 1845 introduces guests to the next generation of Italian cuisine. We also offer a number of 100% vegan dishes, as well as several gluten-free options.

Davanti Enoteca          1655 India St.           619.237.9606

Davanti Enoteca is a wine bar that offers share-able plates of rustic  Italian cuisine.


Filippi’s Pizza GrottoFilippis Pizza Grotto            1747 India St.           619.232.5094

The best and biggest pizza you will find in Southern California!  Family-owned and operated. Dishing out some of the finest and freshest Italian food.

idesWebsite Logos idessert by Jean- Phillipe       1608 India St.      619.544.1033    iDessert is a unique place where you customize your own dessert, Crêpe, Sundae, and Milkshake by selecting your favorite ingredients off our iPad station and your dessert masterpiece will be ready in minutes. Enjoy!
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Ironside Fish & Oyster Bar     Ironside   1684 India St.       619.269.3033

Seafood fare and cocktails offered in a renovated warehouse with quirky, nautical design accents.  Protest Against the Rising Tide of Conformity.

Juice Crafters          1740 India St.         619.231.4329Juice Crafters

Juice Crafters is a family owned juice bar which uses raw gourmet, 100% natural ingredients to prepare some of the most amazing pressed juices in the world. Our approach at Juice Crafters is simple: Live well and be well.

Lofty Coffee          444 W.Cedar        760.230.6747

Lofty Coffee is a community driven, organic, local cafe coffee roaster and scratch bakery.


Mimmo’s Italian VillageMimmos          1743 India St.       619.239.3710

Casual dining in a unique Italian village atmosphere. Serving San Diego since 1973.


Monello             750 W.Fir St.          619.501.0030

Monello’s “100 percent honest Italian” menu celebrates Northern Italian Street Food and Milan’s glamorous aperitivo culture.

Retail Partners

Artist & Craftsman Supply      3804 4th Ave.     619.688.1911 

Artist & Craftsman Supply is an employee-owned company that originated in Portland, ME in 1985. Their 33 locations nation-wide are staffed by local artists from all mediums. The staff takes pride in having the best selection, competitive pricing, and friendly employees who are always happy to answer questions and give technical advice. The San Diego store has been located at 3804 4th Ave. in Hillcrest since moving there in 2010 but has been a part of San Diego’s community since 2000.

Blick Art Materials        1844 India St.        619.687.0050

Blick Art Materials is a family-owned retail and catalog business that supplies professional and amateur artists, students, scholastic art programs, and anyone requiring art supplies for business or pleasure.

Masquerade Art of Living   1608 India St. #105   619.235.6564

Located in the heart of “Little Italy” San Diego, this Gallery Boutique with its European ambiance features everything in Women Accessories and Decorative Home Accessories: Apparel, Jewelry, Handbags, Fragrances, Art, Mirrors, Lighting, Venetian Masks and Unique Gifts.

Service Partners

Amici Pet Hospital      2135 Columbia St.     619.795.2400

Your veterinarians in Downtown San Diego – Little Italy.


AquaVie Wellness         234 Broadway       619.557.3663

AquaVie offers members an urban oasis of serenity. Signature details include a silver and glass stairway, custom contemporary furnishings, luxe hues of arctic blue and a stunning three-story water wall. Each of the four levels of AquaVie is thoughtfully designed to represent a unique environment and to elevate the wellness of your mind, body and spirit.

La Costa LiLa Costa Limomousine   2770 Loker Ave. Carlsbad, CA   760.438.4455

Luxury chauffeured transportation.


San Diego Firehouse Museum         1572 Columbia St.        619.232.3473

The San Diego Firehouse Museum houses over 200 years of firefighting history from throughout the world.  The facility contains a special children’s fire safety room and gift shop.  Visit the museum during its hours of operation Thurs/Fri 10a-2p and Sat/Sun 10a-4p.

Hotel Partners

The Westgate HotelThe Westgate Hotel: Official Hotel of Mission Federal ArtWalk    1055 Second Avenue     619.238.1818

Acclaimed as San Diego’s finest hotel, the Westgate is beautifully appointed with exquisite European luxuries throughout.The Westgate is located in the heart of downtown San Diego just steps away from the trendy Gaslamp Quarter, fashionable shopping and historic Balboa Park.

LaLa-Pensione2 Pensione           606 W. Date St.           619.236.8000

La Pensione Hotel immerses guests in the European exuberance and charm of San Diego’s Little Italy.


Porto Vista         1835 Columbia St.          619.544.0164

Stay in Style: Enjoy local art, panoramic views and fresh cuisine, steps away from all the fun. Special rates for Art Walk attendees.


Urban Boutique Hotel          1654 Columbia St.         619.232.3400

Overlooking the San Diego bay front and minutes from many of San Diego’s major attractions, our hotel offer the best of both old world charm and modern amenities. A short cab ride (10 city blocks) to the historic Gaslamp district. A short cab ride to Petco Park. Minutes from San Diego Airport.