2019 Photos

What's On

The Street Party for 2020 will no longer be going ahead. We hope to see you all on the 22nd of May 2021!

Be entertained by The Three Waiters, Viva, Local Italian Acts and everyone’s favourites Domenico and the Latin Mafia

  • Grab some food from one of our amazing street vendors or pull up a chair at one of the local restaurants and bars. Lots of amazing Italian Food and Drink available.
  • Traditional Italian Folk dancing
  • Spaghetti Eating Competition
  • Kids Italian Cooking Classes
  • Free Kids Rides and Jumping Castles
  • Face painting and Balloon Twisting
  • Italian Car and Motorbike Display
  • Raffle with amazing prizes to be won – including a $1000 travel voucher
  • Come dressed in Italian Red, White and Green

Jayco Mackay Italian Street Party


In 2016 a couple of members of the Mackay and District Italian Association decided they would like to create a large street party style event showcasing Italian food and entertainment to the wider community and also make the most of Mackay’s amazing city centre precinct with fabulous restaurants, bars and a street party theme.

An organising committee was born and with the help of local event planner Sophie Bonanno an event was created.

The 2017 Jayco Mackay Italian Street Party was a HUGE hit with almost 10,000 people attending.  Damp conditions in 2018 didn’t dampen attendance numbers, with around 10,000 people coming along and providing positive feedback.   Now cemented as an annual event on the Mackay calendar, the Mackay Italian Street Party is going from strength to strength.

The beauty of this event is that it is a “Street Party” and there is something for everyone. Choose to dine in style at one of the many supporting restaurants with the vino flowing.  Or grab a selection of one or more of our tasty street vendors while the kids enjoy the children’s entertainment.  Everyone can watch a great show and be immersed in music, culture and atmosphere.

The vision always was to provide a free event with a lot of great entertainment and activities for adults and children, with of course, lots of amazing Italian food on offer.

This annual event could not happen without the valued support from Mackay Regional Council, Jayco Mackay and the many other local businesses we work with each year.

Committee Members - Jayco Mackay Italian Street Party

Committee Photo

Event Sponsor

Major Sponsors

Major Sponsor - Mackay City Centre - Italian Street Party
Major Sponsor - Mackay Regional Council - Mackay Italian Street Party
Major Sponsor - Queensland Government - Mackay Italian Street Party

Corporate Sponsors

Corporate Sponsor - Optus - Mackay Italian Street Party
Corporate Sponsor - Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal - Mackay Italian Street Party
Corporate Sponsor - Rydges - Mackay Italian Street Party
Corporate Sponsor- Moss on Wood - Mackay Italian Street Party
Corporate Sponsor - Helloworld Travel - Mackay Italian Street Party
Corporate Sponsor - Traffic Control Mackay & District - Italian Street Party

Website & Marketing partner

Website & Marketing Partner- Strategic Media Partners- Mackay Italian Street Party

Print partners

Print Partners - Daily Mercury - Mackay Italian Street Party
Print Partners - Signarama - Mackay Italian Street Party

Radio partner

Star 101.9 Raido PArtner - Mackay Italian Street Party

In association with


Business Information

Wood Street/Victoria Street
Event Co-ordinator: Sophie Bonanno
Phone: 0431 246 637
Date: 23rd of May 2020

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