GASTRONOMIC FESTIVALS

BAVARIAFEST

“Johnny Moscardini” Stadium – Barga

from 9 to 18 June

20-24

prolocobarga@gmail.com

Beer Festival with typical Bavarian products sponsored by the Pro Loco with the support of ArtCom Barga. Bavarian beer, sausages, sauerkraut, brezel, pork shank with potatoes...


PEGNANA FESTIVAL & BEER EVENING “A TUTTA BIRRA”

Località Al Piano – Pegnana

24-25 June – 30 June, 1 and 2 July

20-03 Friday, 20-24 Saturday, 12-15 and 20-24 Sunday

One of the first Barga gastronomic festivals is the traditional Pegnana Festival organised by the Pegnana Village Committee. The 2017 edition will be held on the last weekend in June and the first in July. The Festival is now at the 32nd edition and here you can discover this enchanting mountain area at the foot of the Apennines and is worth visiting to taste the delicious local food like various pasta dishes, grilled meat, fried dough, special chestnut crepes filled with ricotta cheese and many other specialities. On Friday 30th of June the Pegnana Beer Festival “Pegnana a Tutta Birra a special evening dedicated to the young with food, music and deejay.


VILLAGERS' FESTIVAL

Giardini ex scuola elementare – MOLOGNO

2 July

19-24

The villagers' Festival is based on other traditional foods eg pizza bread, organised by The Villagers' Committee of Mologno. Apart from the food festival, there is also Dancing with an orchestra.


FISH AND CHIPS

Sports grounds – San Pietro in Campo

5 July

19,30 - 22,30

340 7178430 – 339 6521930 – 349 2516088

asdcomitatopaesanosanpietro@pec.it

Fish and chips according to the recipe by Lauro Bulgarelli.


CASTELVECCHIO VILLAGE FESTIVAL/DINNER UNDER THE STARS

Multi-purpose Field ex-primary school – Castelvecchio

7, 8 and 9 July

20-24

Organised by the Blood Donor and Misericordia Associations of Castelvecchio Pascoli at the ex-primary school at the multi-purpose field. On Friday 7th July evening dedicated to the young; 19.30-24.00 specialities: aperitifs, first courses, hamburgers, hot dogs, beer and music. In the afternoon opening of the renovated children’s playground next to the festival. On Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th July (19.30 - 24.00) the traditional “Dinner with Orchestra and dancing under the stars” Specialities: tortelli with meat sauce, pork shank and chips, tripe, grilled meat and a wide selection of cakes.


ROVELLA FESTIVAL

Piazza della Chiesa e piazza S. Antonio – Fornaci Vecchia

7 and 8 July

19-24

fornaci2punto0@gmail.com

www.fornaci2punto0.it

Fornaci 2.0

“Rovella” is a small fresh-water fish that is fried with chips. A local version of the Scottish “fish & chips”.


STEAK UNDER THE STARS

Pista Onesti – BARGA

5, 12, 19 and 26 July; 2 and 9 August

20-24

A pleasant way to spend a relaxing evening in Barga in a festive atmosphere during the weekly “Market under the stars” Organised by ASD Sacro Cuore with the support of Angelini butchers the traditional “Steak under the Stars” at Pista Onesti with the collaboration of Bar Onesti.


“FISH AND CHIPS” FESTIVAL

Football Stadium “Johnny Moscardini” Via Puccini – Barga

from 28 July to 17 August

20-24

info@asbarga.it

As Barga

The Barga-Scotland connection has been celebrated in this way for years. Many Barga people made their fortune in Scotland by opening up or running fish & chip restaurants or take-aways and thanks to this dish so strongly connected to Barga emigration, A.S Barga organise this Festival every year. Succulent Fish & Chips cooked and served according to the original recipe. Also gluten-free fish and chips. During this rich programme some evenings, once a week, will be organised as fund-raising evenings for local charity associations.


STREET LOVE - FOOD FESTIVAL

Piazza Pascoli – Barga

from 4 to 6 August

11-23

340 9519671 (Federico e Davide)

prolocobarga@gmail.com

The idea was realised last year by two young local boys and proposes the trend of the moment, with street food as protagonist of many events and festivals. In Barga the appointment is in the central Piazza Pascoli from morning until evening. There will be around fifteen “Food trucks”, characteristic and decorated vehicles, from the Ape to the caravan in revised versions, that will propose street food of different Italian regions, from the Ascoli olives of the Marche, to the fusion cuisine of Piemonte and Balcana, Dutch street dishes and Romagnola “piadina” or fried “gnocco”, and last but not least the Florentine Lampredotto and more... All under the direction of the ProLoco and ArtCom Barga.


PORK FESTIVAL

Sports Grounds Circolo CSAIN – San Pietro in Campo

19, 20, 22, 26 and 27 August

19-24

0583 711285

asdcomitatosanpietroincampo@pec.it

The Pork Festival organised by the San Pietro in Campo Committee is one of the most famous Festivals in the area: a traditional appointment that this year has reached its 37th edition. As always the menu is mainly based on pork products: genuine local products with dishes based on local pork. The evenings end with dancing under the stars. On the 22rd August a special Fish & Chips evening under the supervision of some components of Italian-Scottish families, followed by dancing accompanied by orchestra.


DINNER IN THE OPEN

Via del Serchio, Ex primary school – Mologno

18 agosto

20-24

349 6367940

alessandrozanella.85@libero.it

The classical gastronomic appointment in Mologno with a great open-air dinner served on long tables for a relaxing evening. In the menu succulent roast pork and other specialities. By taking part in this Fund-raising evening you will also contribute to cancer research.


POLENTA AND FOWL FESTIVAL

Sports Grounds – Filecchio

1,2,3, 6, 8, 9 and 10 September

19-24 (Sunday 12-15 / 19-24)

Sport, music, traditions but above all excellent cuisine: this is the official programme of the 2017 edition of the Polenta and Fowl Festival promoted by the Parish of Fornaci di Barga, Loppia and Ponte all’Ania and the Filecchio Polenta Association. The event will take place at the Filecchio Sports Grounds The main dish is the delicious Garfagnana Polenta “otto file” that is accompanied by birds, cheeses and other specialities. A rich calendar of collateral initiatives and on every evening from 21,00 live music with some well-known local orchestras. On the 6th September the traditional evening dedicated to pork shank.


OCTOBER BEER FESTIVAL

Sports Grounds – Filecchio

6, 7, 13 and 14 October

19-24

Two weekends dedicated to Baveria - this is what Filecchio proposes for the “October Beer Festival” a Bavarian festival that will animate the first Fridays and Saturdays of the month of October with thematic gastronomical proposals, excellent beer and live concerts every evening. The event is organised by the local football team Filecchio Fratres.


Pegnana Festival


Dinner under the stars


Pork festival


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