Events in Ticino

Jazz it up

Events for all tastes


Ticino is not only sports, excursions, and gastronomy, but also music and entertainment; take advantage of your next holiday and take part in the most famous cinema and music festivals in Europe.

And it doesn't end there: leap back in time with the town festivals, taking part in one of the many local sagre, where you can sample the canton's traditional foods and wines.

Discover all the events and take part in the ones you prefer.
 

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When you think of events in Ticino, the first that comes to mind is probably the world-renowned Locarno Festival. But there’s so much more than cinema!


Summer nights and music is in the air.
Whether it’s the concerts of the Moon and Stars in Locarno or of Estival Jazz in Lugano, choose your favorite among a great musical choice. Pop, jazz, classical: there’s something for every taste.

Vallemaggia Magic Blues
Musical Weeks in Ascona

If you love a Carnival atmosphere, Bellinzona’s Rabadan celebrations are simply unmissable. So too though, are the myriad of smaller fetes and traditional festivals that take place in many many towns and villages throughout the year in Ticino.
They are well worth a visit! 

Historical Easter processions, Mendrisio
Bacchica
Grape Festival, Mendrisio

Whether your heart yearns for music, cinema or theatre, Ticino is waiting to captivate.

Castelgrande UNESCO, Bellinzona