Spring on Lake Garda: in this article we collect the main events and fairs organized from March to June 2022. There is something for everyone!
We also invite you to visit our new homepage. You will find 9 boxes in which we have divided by categories the various things to do and see on Lake Garda and its cities: Verona, Brescia, Mantua and Trento. There you can be inspired to freely organize your stay and trips out of town by choosing between sports, culture, countries, beaches and wellness.
Don’t forget to also look in our experience section! You may find yourself experiencing something original and unexpected.
Cultural events – food and wine – concerts – theme parks.
HELLER GARDEN – opening March 1, 2022: a heavenly garden where plants from all over the world and various art installations are hosted. It is located in Toscolano Maderno (BS) and can be visited until October.
TULIPANOMANIA – opening on 6 March 2022: the spectacular Sigurtà Park (Valeggio sul Mincio – VR) opens its doors inaugurating spring with the Guinness-worthy flowering of 1 million tulips!
Special opening GARDALAND – 12-13, 19-20, 26-27 March 2022: with 25 attractions Parco, SEA LIFE and Miniland LEGOLAND.
ISOLA DEL GARDA – opening on 10 April 2022: the largest island on Lake Garda, which over the centuries has hosted illustrious characters from the Roman era to the present day. Located on the Brescia side, it is part of the San Felice del Benaco area. It can be visited until October.
EASTER IN BARDOLINO – Bardolino from 15 to 18 April 2022: Easter in Bardolino is a riot of colors, flavors and aromas that anticipate the arrival of summer. Traditional markets, floral and artistic arrangements await you on the lakefront and along the streets of the historic center.
VASCO LIVE – Trentino Music Arena 20 May 2022: the great Vasco is back in concert!
FRANCIACORTA IN FIORE – Bornato (BS) from 20 to 22 May 2022: the ancient village of Bornato will host the horticultural installations of more than 100 selected exhibitors: botanical works of great value in which ancient architectures blend with enchanting floral and tree compositions .
PALIO DEL CHIARETTO – Bardolino from 27 to 29 May 2022: the appointment with the Palio del Chiaretto turns all of Bardolino (VR) pink again! The producing cellars await you on the Cornicello lakeside to taste the best-selling Italian rosé wine in the world. Free admission.
FLY FISHING FESTIVAL – Tione di Trento May 28-29, 2022: in Tione di Trento in the Giudicarie Valleys, on the Sarca and Chiese rivers, with an edition enriched in ideas and contents; a mix of commercial and experiential proposal supported by a rich program of initiatives and outdoor activities.
LA FESTA DELLE FATE – Garda from 17 to 19 June 2022: the Fairy Festival is a fantasy event which, thanks to a magnificent natural scenery given by Lake Garda, offers its visitors a dream atmosphere between myths and legends of Celtic and Norse cultures, awakening the child within us and dragging him once again into the enchanted world of spirituality and intrinsic harmony of nature.
MALCESINE BALDO TRAIL – Malcesine from 20 to 22 May 2022: 3 days of events between Lake Garda and Monte Baldo; 4 race distances with start and finish from the town of Malcesine.
STRAVERONA – Verona 22 May 2022: Straverona is back in the running with many new features to experience all the magic of Verona in total safety. 5, 10 or 20 km? 3 are the distances that you can cover, at the pace you prefer because the Straverona belongs to everyone and for everyone.
BAM – Mantua from 10 to 12 June 2022: eat, drink, pedal, dance and then start over! 3 days in the beautiful lakeside of Mantua.
Fairs and Exhibitions.
MODEL EXPO ITALY – Verona 12-13 March 2022: Model Expo Italy is the most important national event dedicated to static and dynamic modeling, play, creativity. With a calendar of over 100 events, including interactive workshops and shows, 450 exhibitors from companies and associations and 10 thematic areas, it is a fixed appointment on the agenda of fans of the sector. The event is a successful showcase for exhibitors and associations who meet in Verona in a major entertainment event, for a truly transversal audience of adults and children. To each his passions!
ELETTROEXPO – Verona 12-13 March 2022: Elettroexpo is the Veronafiere event dedicated to the sectors of information technology, electronics, components, radio communications and technical publications. Within the event is the Private and Photography Market where members can sell or exchange rare and collectible pieces.
COSMOGARDEN – Brescia from 25 to 28 March 2022: the most complete fair dedicated to the design, construction, furnishing and maintenance of indoor and outdoor green spaces.
EXPO DEL CACCIATORE – Riva del Garda 26-27 March 2022: reference fair for alpine and selection hunting.
VINITALY – Verona from 10 to 13 April 2022: international exhibition of wines and spirits. Inside you will also find Sol & Agrifood, a b2b fair dedicated to those who offer and those who seek only excellent products. Three macro areas: extra virgin olive oil, food, beer
VERONA MINERAL SHOW – Verona from 20 to 22 May 2022: international fair of minerals, fossils and jewels.
Last but not least, we remind you that in spring Lake Garda is a riot of colors. Nature explodes in shimmering greens and various indigenous blooms that you can also admire simply by passing by car or bicycle. We would like to point out the spectacular flowering of bulbous flowers in the flowerbeds of Bardolino (VR) and that of the trees of Mimosa at the beginning of the cycle/pedestrian path that starts from Castelletto di Brenzone (VR).
Happy spring dear Outdoors!
Silvia Turazza – Garda Outdoors editorial staff