Italian Happening 2022

The Italian Happening will once again be taking place this year on July 24.  While the DOCD will not be officially participating, the event provides a great opportunity to see some truly beautiful Italian automobiles.  Also if interested, you can display your Ducati Motorcycle or just visit as a spectator.

Please see detailed information about the event below from the organizers:

With the auto show and concours shifting to our September weekend, we decided it best to move the Italian Happening date to July. 24

Registration is at

Sunday, July 24, 2022 at Rochester Municipal Park, from Noon to 3:00 PM (display vehicles arrive between 11:00 AM to Noon).

Since 1979 we have conducted the Happening. Bring your Italian car or bike. Open to all Italian marques.

Only $25 to display each Italian car or bike. Food trucks will be onsite for a picnic or bring your basket, chair, and blanket. Alcohol is not allowed in the park.

No registration or fee to see the show, it is a public park, however entry for DISPLAY VEHICLES ONLY is from the north side of the park (Albertson). All others MUST park (see map): (1) beside the baseball field parking lot (Halbach Field) to the northwest, or (2) Community House Parking Lot, (3) along the south side of the park off University at Pine St., or (4) municipal garage or other nearby locations. Rochester Police will be enforcing display parking area restrictions.