Don’t miss this celebration of Italian Heritage and Culture. Enjoy the tastes and smells of Italy during this two day Italian Festival at the Indian Wells Resort Hotel benefiting Desert Arc, serving people with developmental disabilities. Enjoy food, family fun zone, cooking stage, entertainment, spaghetti eating contest, meatball dash and more this Saturday and Sunday.
The Italian Festival is packed full of Italian American fun! Italian Fun! Lots of fabulous Italian food! A Family Fun Zone! A newly added Foodie Fun Cooking Stage! And Italian entertainment on the Main Stage all day! Our scholarship competition to find Miss Bella Italiana! Spaghetti Eating Contest, and our fan favorite, the Meatball Dash!
Desert Arc is the largest and oldest non-profit agency in the Coachella Valley serving 600 adults with developmental disabilities such as autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, epilepsy, behavioral issues and other medical conditions.
We provide vocational training and employment opportunities for our clients enabling them to achieve the highest levels of personal productivity that they can achieve in addition to a full program of social activities to enrich their lives. Our mission at Desert Arc is to “enhance the quality of life and create opportunities for people with disabilities”.