Summer festivals at Lake Garda

Celebrate the pure zest for life!

When the land is in full bloom and the starry night sky sparkles, the beauty of life is celebrated at Lake Garda. Be a part of this touching ambience with the dreamy Lake Garda in the backdrop.

‘Shopping sotto le stelle’ in Malcesine

  • Some evenings the enchanting lakeside town of Malcesine invites you to ‘shop beneath the stars’. The shops stay open until midnight, and Castello Scaligero is open until 11 p.m. Streets and alleys adorned with torchlights, music and an entertaining programme of events tops off proceedings. Information about dates are available at Reception.

‘Pesci di Laghi’

  • Pleasure event Pesci di Laghi. From the start of May until the end of October over 20 restaurants and ‘Agriturismi’ between Sirmione and Limone offer culinary menus with regional delights, including of course the excellent Lake Garda fish and the exquisite P.D.O olive oil, at a unique fixed price.

‘Vittoriale Festival Tener-a-mente’

  • Every year from June world-renowned artists gather for the concert summer in Gardena Riviera, before the breath-taking backdrop of the lake and the mountains, in the historic amphitheatre. Contact and programme of events can you find here.

Event summer Monte Baldo

  • From mid- June until the end of September breath-taking events and unforgettable concerts take place ever year at Tratto Spino, right next to the mountain station and close to our hotel at Lake Garda, way up in the lofty heights at 1760 metres. Here you can get information about this year‘s Programme.

Film festival in San Felice del Benaco

  • In August in San Felice del Benaco, not far from our Hotel Orione, the Filmfestival del Garda takes place every year. Independent films by young directors and also events, discussions and the lengthy marathon film night are what make this special festival stand out.

‘Sardellata al chiar di luna’

  • In July each year Garda celebrates the Lake Garda sardines for a few days with the traditional ‘Sardellata’ festival. Information is available here.

Vintage market in Gardone Riviera

  • Curiosities, antiquarian goods and rare designer pieces are there to be discovered while strolling along the lake promenade from Gardone Riviera at the annual ‘Otto novecento show’, a special vintage market. Dates, programme and information can be found here.

‘Garda Jazz Festival’

  • Be carried off by the finest Jazz beneath the summer starry skies. Numerous concerts in Garda Trentino, Riva, Arco, Torbole, Nago and the surrounding area – all of which are close to our hotel at Lake Garda – provide inspiration every year in August. Information and programme of events can be found here.

‘Aperetivo sotto le stelle’

  • At the start of August the enchanting Mirabello beach promenade in the picturesque little town of Bardolino close to our hotel at Lake Garda is transformed into a lounge bar, over 200 metres in length, at which as well as selected aperitifs, delicious summer ice-creams and exquisite wines are also offered. All that beneath the starry Mediterranean sky above Lake Garda and accompanied by superb music. Information can be found here.

Street artists festival in Rocca di Lonato

  • One festival which has an international character is without a doubt the street artists festival, with the enchanting Rocca di Lonato in the backdrop, not far from our hotel at Lake Garda. The contemplative little town of Lonato is populated by countless street artists from across the globe for a few days in August, who are there for you to gaze in wonder at, chuckle and marvel at. Information from the event organisers can be found here.

‘Notte di Fiaba’ fairy-tale festival

  • The town of Riva del Garda close to our hotel at Lake Garda becomes a fairy-tale paradise for four days. Theatre, concerts, music, games & fun, daily fairy-tale performances, which inspire kids and teens and by way of a spectacular finale – a giant firework display! Find out more here.

‘Festa del Marrone’ – chestnut festival

  • The chestnut, one time fare of the poor, has a whole festival dedicated to it in the wonderful town of San Zeno di Montagna close to our hotel at Lake Garda - the Festa del Marrone. For three full weeks you get to experience exceptional meals featuring chestnuts and summery, autumnal style. Information can be found here.