• Rent a Unique Historical Facility Rent a Unique Historical Facility Rent one of the rooms in the hall. Located downtown, the building was built in 1927 and is one of San Antonio's unique historical facilities.
    Call to rent either the Regina Ballroom or the Venice Room for your next event.
    Call 210 223 8284.
  • Heritage Our Heritage We strive to maintain our heritage, culture and traditions established by our Society's founders and challenge our Society's younger generation to assure our good image as a Society and Italian-Americans continues for many years to come.
  • What it Means to be Italian What it Means to be Italian Being Italian is love,
    Being Italian is great,
    Being Italian makes you honor your elders,
    Being Italian is love for mankind,
    Being Italian is to honor every ethnic group.
    Arch Archaeological Investigations Archaeological Investigations at the Christopher Columbus Italian Society Property and Columbus Park: The Possible First Site of Mission San Antonio de Valero.
    San Antonio Express Article
    Archaeological Report

  • Officers of the Society Officers of the Society President: Richard A. Granato, M.D.
    1st VP: Open
    2nd VP: A. Cascarano
    Treasurer: Open
    Secretary: Richard Johnsen
    Sergeant-At-Arms: Michael Idrogo

    Board of Trustees:
    Chairman of the Board: Frank Monaco, Nunzio Previtera, Sam Guido, Joe Monaco, Fred Starke & Bill Kelly

  • Rent a Unique Historical Facility Rent a Unique Historical Facility The Society offers two rooms to rent for your next affair or party. Accommodates up to 250 guests, depending on the seating arrangement.

    The Regina Ballroom seats up to 250 guests and is beautifully decorated for any event.

    - The Venice Room seats up to 150 guests and is a multipurpose space designed for informal events or those on a budget.
  • Preserving Culture Preserving Our Culture One of the ways we preserve our culture is by teaching our children traditional dances. The Tiny Italian Dancers perform during the Columbus Celebrations in October and other Festivals.
  • Society Pavers Honor your family, friends and colleagues with a commemorative paver placed in our memorial garden to be for generations. Please print out and mail in the form Memorial Garden Pavers
  • Society CCIS 201 Piazza Italia
    San Antonio, Texas 78207
    Phone (210) 223 8284
  • Society "Taste of Italy" Come to the “Taste of Italy” with different Italian Vendors selling original Italian morsels from Old World Italian Recipes while Listening to Live Music

    Christopher Columbus Italian Society
    201 Piazza Italia, San Antonio, TX

    Free Admission: 4pm-9pm

    For Info call: 210.241.3151
  • Cultural News and Events Cultural News and Events Get News from the Italian Embassy

Calendar of Events

Jun 5
CCIS Meeting 4pm

Jun 18
"Taste of Italy"
Free Admission

Jul 9, 10
Spaghetti Dinner
100 CLUB


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