Pro Italia's Having A 30th Anniversary Party!

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Come to Café Desmo and celebrate Pro Italia’s 30th birthday!

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Café Desmo ~ Pro Italia’s 30th Anniversary Party!

April 8th, 2017 10am – 4pm
3319 N Verdugo Rd, Glendale, CA 91208
Expected Attendance: 2000

Pro Italia, Southern California’s premier European motorcycle dealership is bringing back the historic block party known as Cafe Desmo in celebration of their 30th year serving the motorcycle community.

Café Desmo, is a family reunion of sorts; bringing together Italian motorcycles and their aficionados in a grand celebration. All friends, riders and two-wheeled machine lovers are welcome!

The day’s events include a bike contest, Live music, Hula Girls, and delicious Italian specialties by Schreiner’s Fine Sausages. In addition, Peroni is sponsoring a beer garden to keep spectators’ thirst at bay. Emcee Nick Ienatsch will entertain the crowd and throughout the day, raffle prizes will be awared. The raffle proceeds will go to the non-profit organization Moto F.A.M.

Moto F.A.M. is a 501(c)(3) organization run by riders, for riders. Their mission is not only to help riders nationwide who have been involved in a serious motorcycle accident, but to spread awareness, improve road safety and be a voice for riders everywhere!


6am-9am: Vendor load in and bike show registration

10am: Festivities begin

11am: Live music (the Highland Hawks)

12pm: Stage Announcements / Bike Contest Entry Closes

12:30pm: Live Music and Hula – (The Hula Girls)

1:30pm: Stage Announcements, Raffle prizes awarded part 1

2pm: Bike Contest Award Ceremony & Trophy presentations

3pm: Live music (ZZ Topp cover band?)

4pm: Raffle prizes awarded part 2 / Festivities End


Free to enter! Sign up on site from 9am – Noon. Awards ceremony at 2pm.

Registration will be at the intersection of Downing Ave & Paloma Ave.


Italian Single

Italian Multi Cylinder Air Cooled

Italian Multi Cylinder Water Cooled

Other European

British Coventry Era (Pre 82)

British Bloor Era (Post 93)

Café / Custom

Best of 1987

Best in Show


From the East & North: Take 210, Exit at Ocean View Bl and follow south. Turn left on Montrose Ave and follow south 1 mile.

From LA: Take the Glendale Fwy (2) North. Exit Verdugo Bl (before merging onto 210). Make a left and follow ½ mile to Verdugo Rd. where you’ll make another left. Follow Verdugo Rd south ½ mile.


Reserved parking will be first come, first served on Downing Ave south of Paloma Ave & Paloma Ave at the intersection of Glencoe Way. More street parking is available on public streets. Please be respectful of neighbors & check signs for any restrictions.

Donations to the charity raffle & vender inquiries can be directed to

Brady Walker: 310.980.7129

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