Events & Dates around Lake Como

On Lake Como, the whole year is going on ....
Everything that Lake Como and Lake Lugano can offer for pleasure, culture, leisure. A wide range of events, from a simple folklore wine festival to sophisticated events on topics such as concerts, exhibitions, sports events, etc. From the joy of getting to know the local culture, from the relaxation to the sport, just everything the guest may wish for his vacation. See or ask for exact date at: Lake Como info portal or at the local tourism offices.

On the website Ticino Tourism and Lugano City you will find further current event information in German for the region. Also on the website Lakecomo of the province Como you can see all the events announced in the province Como, unfortunately only in Italian language.


January

"Pesa Vegia" Feast in anticipation of the three kings. Moving with traditional Spanish costumes from the 16th century.

Bellano


January

Como


February

"Carnevale" At each larger town on the lake it has at the same time as in Germany carnival parades, probably celebrates the most original carnival in Schignano with the move of the "beautiful" and "Ugly".

different places


March

Yacht race "Trofeo Hotel 5 Case" Class Laser Standard /Radial/4.7.

Domaso


April

Como


April

"Pasqua in Citta" - Easter in the city with many attractions and with big Easter market. On Sunday at 10.30 in the Piazza Riforma traditional Easter concert.

Lugano


April

"Mostra delle Camelie" Camellia exhibition at Palazzo Gallio, concert on Sunday evening and spectacular fireworks on Monday evening.

Gravedona


April

Yacht race "Como Lake Spring Cup" class H22, Dragone.

Domaso


April - August

"Trophy Renzo e Lucia" - Palio Remiero del Lario: Regattas of the "Lucien", the rowing boats typical of Lake Como.

different places


May

Sorico


May

"Concorso d'eleganza" - Traditional vintage car meeting in the park of the Villa d'Este, a good opportunity to enter the genteel hotel once.

Cernobbio


May

"Festa dei Fiori" -Flower Festival. Lovingly designed flower festival with dance and attractions. One of the largest and most colorful festivals on Lake Como.

Menaggio


May

Tremezzo


May

Yacht race ""Como Lake Spring Cup" class Laser 4000

Domaso


May

Valtellina


June

Yacht race Campionato Zonale 49er und Campionato Zonale 49er and "Trofeo Nautica Sport" class optimist.

Domaso


June

"Sagra di San Giovanni" You must have seen the St. John's festival on the 3rd weekend of June. On Saturday, the spectacular fireworks tell the turbulent history of the Isola Comacina, with culinary specialties and dancing into the deep night. On sunday boat procession from Sala Comacina to the island.

Isola Comacina


June - September

different places


June - September

Sinfolario- Konzerte - Concerts around Lake Como, to the delight of many jazz lovers. Free admission.

different places


June - August

Fuochi Lariani. Spectacular nocturnal sea fireworks around Lake Como, always begin on the last Saturday of June in Sala Cimacina.

different places


June - September

Gravedona


June - September

Morbegno


June - October

Ossuccio - Isola Comacina


July

Festival Como Citta della Musica - With a multitude of performances and music concerts of pop, classical, dance, musical, opera and jazz and all this at fantastic localities.

Como


July

Colico


July

Ciapel d'Or-Sommer Fest - "The story lies in the wine glass". The opportunity to experience everything interesting, what a bottle of Veltliner wine has to tell.

Andevenno bei Sondrio


July

ScarpatettiArte - Open air exhibition in Sondrio - Old Town, the local arts and crafts as well as concerts.

Sondrio


July

Sagra della Bresaola - Culinary festival, two evenings in honor of "Bresaola", a meat specialty from the Veltlin.

Chiuro bei Sondrio


July - August

different places


July - August

Domaso


July

Morterone


July

Lariofest - The big summer party organized by the association Lariosoccorso with live music, dancing and culinary delights.

Dongo


July - September

Lake Como Festival - For lovers of modern classical music. The festival includes classical concerts with international artists.

Como


August

"Calici di stelle" - Traditional wine festival in the old town quarter Scarpatetti at Castel Masegra.

Sondrio


August

Grandiose fireworks with dance and music in Menaggio.

Menaggio


August

"Festa di Ferragosto" - Large sea fireworks in Gravedona. The historic boat parade tells the story of Gravedona.

Gravedona


August

Domaso


August

Domaso


August - September

Palio del Baradello - Ganz Como is on its feet when, from late August to mid-September, the grandiose Palio del Baradello presents the history of the city at the time of Barbarossa. Info www.paliodelbaradello.it

Como


Ende August

Stazzona


Ende August

Vercana


September

Sagra dei Crotti - Popular wine cellar festival in and around the natural stone cellar "Sorèl" of Chiavenna, with wine tasting and culinary tasting of typical local specialties.

Chiavenna


September

Formel 1 - Car race, Gran Premio d'Italia in Monza.

Monza


September

"Grappolo d'Oro" - Weinfest. In the narrow streets of Chiuro and in the cellars of the wineries NEGRI, NERA, BALGERA and RAINOLDI everything revolves around the great "red" wines of the Valtellina.

Chiuro bei Sondrio


September

Domaso


September

Bema bei Morbegno


September

Mezzegra


September

Pizzocheri d'Oro - On two weekends in September, in Teglio, a village is celebrated in the beautiful Valtellina Valley, rich in art and culture, the culinary specialty of Pizzocheri.

Teglio


September

Sagra del Bitto - Every year after the livestock returns from the alpine pastures, the traditional mountain cheese festival takes place in Gerola Alta.

Gerola


September - October

"Sapori Autunno" - Event series on 8 weekends in Teglio especially for gourmets of the Valtelline cuisine.

Teglio


October

"Morbegno in Cantina" - Grand traditional wine festival with 50 historical wine cellars. Unique opportunity to participate in tastings of wines and typical specialties from the Veltlin.

Morbegno


October

Rasura in Val Gerola


October

Castagnata - In autumn, the traditional chestnut festival is celebrated in many places on Lake Como, as well as in Peglio a typical small village above Gravedona.

Peglio


October

"Mostra del Bitto" - The exhibition is entirely dedicated to the Bitto cheese, the king of the alpine cheese.

Morbegno


December

Christmas Market

Porlezza


December

Christmas Market -Città dei Balocchi -Large Christmas market in Piazza Cavour in Como with a great variety of local specialties and traditional arts and crafts products, as well as ice rink and games for the kids.

Como


December

Madesimo bei Chiavenna


December

Christmas Traditions Gravedona -with Christmas market, 15 nativity scenes are situated in different districts and in the port of Domaso and Saint Nicholas visits Gravedona on 24. December.

Gravedona


December

Christmas Lake Lugano - During the Advent season, Christmas markets are organized, cribs are arranged and Advent concerts are organized.

Lugano


December

Christmas crib XXL -A nativity scene that is second to none. On an area of over 100 square meters with 1300 figures.

Gravedona


December

Christmas crib Talamona - From Advent to the Three Magi, Talamona residents set up 21 nativity scenes in various districts. After visiting the nativity scenes, hot mulled wine and roasted chestnuts are distributed.

Talamona


December

Como


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