Mologno festival

MOLOGNO: Piazza della Stazione, Church parking lot

24, 25, 26 June


Village Festival with the traditional “focacce leve” organised by the Mologno Village Committee. Gastronomic entertainment with Orchestra and dancing

Pegnana Festival and Beer evening “A Tutta Birra”

PEGNANA: Località Al Piano

25, 26 June and 1, 2, 3 July

20-3 on friday

20-24 on saturday

12-15 and 20-24 la domenica

Barga gastronomic festivals always start with the traditional Pegnana Festival organised by the Pegnana Village Committee. The 2016 edition will be held on the last weekend in June and the first in July. The Festival now at the 31st 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 1st of July the Pegnana Beer Festival “Pegnana a Tutta Birra a special evening dedicated to the young with food, music and deejay.

Festa della Rovella

FORNACIVECCHIA: Piazza della Chiesa e Piazza S. Antonio

1, 2 July


Fornaci 2.0

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

Meat on the table

BARGA: Piazza Pascoli and Pista Onesti

9 July


Meeting on “Meat on the table: nutritional and health aspects of meat”. The evening starts with an aperitif offered by the Barga Commercial Association and continues with barbecued meat organised by ASD Sacro Cuore at Pista Onesti.

Dinner under the stars

CASTELVECCHIO: Multi-purpose Field – ex-primary school

8, 9, 10 July


Organised by the Blood Donor and Misericordia Associations of Castelvecchio Pascoli at the ex-primary school at the multi-purpose field. On Friday 8 July evening dedicated to the young; 19.30-24.00 specialities: aperitifs, first courses, hamburgers, hot dogs, beer and music. On Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th 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, And also a children’s playground. Not to be missed

Fish and Chips Festival

BARGA: “Johnny Moscardini” Stadium, Via Puccini

from 27 July to 17 August


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 (every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 29 July).

Pork Festival

SAN PIETRO IN CAMPO: Sports Grounds Circolo CSAIN

20, 21 August – 23 August – 27, 28 August


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The 36th edition of the Pork Festival organised by the San Pietro in Campo Committee is one of the most famous Festivals in the area and has reached its 35th 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 23rd August a special Fish & Chips evening under the supervision of some Italian-Scottish families.

Dinner in the open

MOLOGNO: Via del Serchio – ex Primary School

19 August


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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 in Filecchio

FILECCHIO: Sports Grounds

2, 3, 4 September – 7, 9, 10, 11 September

19-24 (on sunday 12-15 / 19-24)

Sport, music, traditions but above all excellent cuisine: this is the official programme of the 2016 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 7th September the traditional evening dedicated to pork shank.

Pegnana Festival

Dinner under the stars

Pork festival

Polenta adn fowl Filecchio