February and March 2018 on Lake Garda: events you shouldn’t miss!
Christmas holidays are over, but for February and March 2018 on Lake Garda there are many proposals for entertainment activities.
Locations on Lake Garda have new proposals and lots of entertainment activities. We propose you the most interesting events of February and March 2018 on Lake Garda, waiting for Spring!
Carnival: The Lake is dressed up!
For the most gaudy period of the year, between February and March 2018 on Lake Garda villages are coloured with masks, fancy dress, fun and a lot of joy, proposing events and parades of traditional wagons in every locations of Lake Garda: from Bardolino, Lazise, Bussolengo, Peschiera del Garda to Verona, where the Carnival, also called “bacanal de gnoco”, will culminate on Friday 9 February, with masked parade that will unthread through streets of the city center, from 1.45 PM.
The celebrations of the Carnival will continue to Village of Carnival “Mascheraverona”, in Piazza San Zeno, from 8 to 11 February, to celebrate the Carnival up to evening. For the occasion, gastronomic stands are built with live music, such as September Groove, Karaoke and a Nomadi’s cover event. Finally, an election of the best mask of the year, will take place there, divided into adult and child category.
Otherwise, on Thursday 13th February , the “Masked Ball” will take place, for the last day of Carnival.
Valentine’s Day among the beautiful locations of Lake Garda
On February, on Valentine’s Day, Lake Garda proposes a new event: “Lake Garda in Love”, in four locations of Lake Garda: Lazise, Bardolino, Garda and Torri del Benaco.
From September 10th to 11th , Lake Garda in Love will frame these locations with lights, stalls, gastronomic stands and much more!
Into the area of Bussolengo, one of the most famous fair appointments of the Country is back: the 307^ Fair for Valentine’s Day of Bussolengo. From 10th to 14th February, in this location there will be an exposition about agricultural equipment and a variety of products that can be found in nurseries, car dealerships, agri-food products and much more.
For the little ones, a Luna Park has been set up in Vittorio Veneto square.
Moreover, in Via Mazzini e Via Borghetto there will be a street market of thousand temptations, with exposure and sale of high quality products and gift ideas, to celebrate lovers’ feast.
Finally, in 26 Aprile square, you could taste many gastronomic proposal of street food area.
Verona, a race among the beauty of the city
Another event of February and March 2018 on Lake Garda is the 11^ edition of Giulietta&Romeo Half Marathon, in Verona. The city organizes, in Azzurri d’Italia square, one of the most important running races in the Country, which this year offers a very special innovation: Monument Run, a non-competitive 5 km race in the heart of Verona between 5 historical and artistical monuments. Castelvecchio, the ancient fortress of the city, Porta Borsari, the main entrance to the city in imperial times, Piazza Erbe, the oldest square and finally a triumphal passage inside the Arena. The arrival is sit in Piazza Bra.
For information about registration, timetables and costs, visit the official page of the event.
Discovering typical products of Lake Garda
For more specific tastes, the main locations of Garda have opened a review dedicated to the Garda DOP oil: Valtenesi with taste 2018. Between February and March 2018 on Lake Garda will take place the 13^ edition of the gastronomic review that supports the work of the best producers of Garda DOP oil, in full respect of the PDO regulations.
Every year, nine restaurants offer a special menu dedicated to the event, in order to celebrate the certified Garda oil. The menus offer Garda DOP oil in combination with fish and wines from the Valtenesi and Lugana territories. This event brings together producers, restaurants and flavour lovers of Lake Garda.
Aperitivi Musicali to Castelnuovo del Garda
This is a great occasion that combine fun and musical notes of good quality Between February and March 2018 on Lake Garda “Aperitivi musicali” will be continued, in Castelnuovo del Garda, for its 11th edition.
All concerts will take place at the DIM Teatro Comunale of Castelnuovo del Garda, from 5.30 PM: February 11th, the Quartetto EoS will perform in an exhibition that offers a classic repertoire with variations of modern music, light and jazz.
While on February 25th the Windkraft Ensemble Trio will perform a contemporary music show.
Callas sempre Callas: the exhibition of the divine Maria Callas
Forty years after her premature passing, Terme di Sirmione dedicates a permanent exhibition to the divine Opera singer Maria Callas. Costumes, stage jewels and clothes will be exposed at Aquaria, the Thermal Spa of Terme di Sirmione, in the historical center of Sirmione.
Besides products of Terme di Sirmione, you will find Callas’s rare photos and letters, available in a relaxing lounge area for all the customers of the bar and the Thermal Spa. A fantastic idea to spend a relaxing day in a place that shines with the light of its most famous lover: Maria Callas.
Photograph lands on Lake Garda
Sirmione, by Paolo Pellegrin 2017
For photography lovers, between February and March 2018 on Lake Garda, waiting for them there will be exhibitions, competitions and set-ups about it.
In Sirmione, Magnum Photo exhibits Paolo Pellegrin‘s photographic work, dedicated to Antarctica and Sirmione, on show at Palazzo Callas Exhibitions. Defined “beautiful and otherworldly”, his photos have also been published by TIME magazine.
The exhibition is accompanied by meetings dedicated to the “With Magnum” agency, there are more than 100 photographs, which show the landscape of Italy and Sirmione, photos specifically made by Paolo Pellegrin. The photographic collection is presented as an intense story, told through images, for create emotion and surprise in all visitors.
Finally, Riva del Garda hosts #altroGARDA, the annual review of the Photogram at the Riva Museum. A visual analysis of the landscape of Lake Garda, carried out for years by Museo Alto Garda (MAG). The MAG will inaugurate the exhibition on February 10th at 6.00 PM and will remain open until March 4th.
The show exhibits more than 100 images, produced by 24 participants, focused on Garda locations: naturalistic and urban landscape, studies on living conditions linked to the city and a research of places now completely lost or forgotten.
And for the most adventurous…
There is nothing like the fresh and fizzy air, between February and March 2018 on Lake Garda, to keep yourself fit outdoors, among natural beauties, breathtaking landscapes and the first days in which to ride bike between the villages on lake.
Before the end of Winter, the ski station of Monte Baldo continues its opening until April. It is reachable by the panoramic cableway of Malcesine. Monte Baldo offers a splendid natural terrace from which you can see the lake, the Alpine peaks and the Pianura Padana.
Until February 26th you can take part in an excursion on snowshoes to discover Valle di Ledro.
With the beautiful days of Spring on the way, it is also interesting the bicycle path along the locality of Garda. Pending completion of the new bicycle path, which completely circumscribes the lake, there are already many easily paths nearby the lake, among breathtaking landscapes.
From Mantova, following Mincio river, you can cycle for 40kilometers between natural landscapes and beautiful medieval villages, such as Borghetto, to reach Peschiera del Garda.
These bicycle paths are also ideal for short family trips and it’s easy to find shops that allow you to hire any kind of bike.
Spending your vacancy on Lake Garda: Camping delle Rose.
The Camping of the Roses in Moniga del Garda will open on 30th March, 2018, but you can booking online by now for our Front lake Mobile-Homes and Bungalows on Lake Garda, so you can take advantage of the 5% discount!
In the meantime, these are just some of the many events between February and March 2018 on Lake Garda, do not miss them!