A musical season dedicated primarily to classical music but open to other art forms as well.
LuganoInScena offers a programme which runs the gamut from prose theatre to contemporary theatre, from national and international dance spectacles to musical programme and successful musical.
Cultural dance festival with two important competitions: Make Your Move Battle, Hip Hop International Switzerland and the Schools Show, in which dance students from all over the Canton perform on the same stage.
21st edition of the Swiss Hip Hop International Switzerland Championships.
The lakeside of Lugano will host the first European race-walking competition of the season.
Museo d’arte della Svizzera italiana has the extraordinary opportunity of hosting a selection of masterpieces belonging to one of the most prestigious collection of the world: the Emil Bührle Collection.
Proffix Swiss Bike Cup, International MTB Race XCO C1. Even this year, the Monte Tamaro Velo Club proposes its own MTB race, an event of great national and international importance.
Twice a year, the Open Gallery initiative sees the city of Lugano’s galleries, art spaces and museums open their doors free of charge.
The first edition of the Lema Trail, a beautiful trail race from the pretty village of Miglieglia in the Malcantone to the summit of Monte Lema.
Join the festive atmosphere of Easter in the City and explore the numerous intriguing and entertaining activities for everyone.
Autonassa is a unique event held in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. For the 40th time, all the latest features presented at the Geneva Motor Show will be presented on the privileged stage of Via Nassa.
A unique music festival, dedicated to repertoire of the Middle Ages,
the Renaissance, the Baroque and Classic performed on period
instruments with unique, fascinating sounds.
S.Pellegrino Sapori Ticino is one of the longest-running and most prestigious food and wine festivals in Europe.
Tisana, the historical Wellness Fair, every year brings in action in Lugano values and divulgation of body’s wellness, mind and spirit. Primexpo is the most important Swiss event dedicated to the outdoor world at 360 degrees.
One of the most important Swiss appointments for walking and Nordic walking fans. Different itineraries (from 6.8 to 18.7 km), several secondary activities, a lot of sport and fun for everyone: here's a way to be healthy and have a different day, in movement! For runners: Brè City Trail (competition,18.7 km and 700 m climb).
15th Edition. For many years now, in 20 Swiss towns people dance for a whole week in May in theaters, public spaces, streets … everywhere!
An event that is synonymous to enthusiasm, solidarity, health, friendship and well-being. An appointment that is not to be missed by the people of Lugano and visitors. This is a great week-end even for families and sports fans.
The 17th edition of the Festival has again obtained, as a prestigious recognition, the patronage of the Argentine Republic, through its Ambassador in Bern, and the sponsorship of the City of Lugano.
Artists of different origin, age and paths will meet in Lugano, illustrating the lively and surprising Swiss music scene and aiming to be heard beyond the national borders.
The Velo Club Capriasca is once again organizing the MTB-XCO race for 2020, which will take place in the magnificent woods of Redde. Ticino U17 and U19 Championships.
Poetry festivals and cultural workshop.
The music and culture of 40s and 50s America. International festival.
Good music and fine food: these are the two most appreciated characteristics of Breganzona Estate. A unique festival that since 23 years brings joy and amusement to the people.
This event permits the public at large to get to know wine producers,
their secrets and their passion for the production of quality wines and to indulge in a bit of wine tasting of the brands that elevate the Canton of Ticino to a land of wine-making excellence.
The biggest Rock'n'Roll event in Ticino.
Scenic Trail is a trail running competition that involves an area of 195 square miles, touching 10 municipalities: Alto Malcantone, Arbedo-Castione, Bedano, Bellinzona, Capriasca, Isone, Lugano, Mezzovico-Vira, Monte Ceneri and Torricella Taverne
From 17 to 21 June, the eighth edition of the Malcantone festival
The many appointments of the Ceresio Summer Festival will be held in the churches, in the most suggestive halls and in the most magical places of the Lugano area.
A wide ranging programme, almost completely free of charge that really suits all tastes. For a month of great outdoor entertainment enjoy the street artists during Lugano Busker Festival, concerts, perfomances and family events.
Corsa ciclistica internazionale per élite professionisti inserita nel calendario dell’Unione Ciclistica Internazionale (UCI).
The booming sound of the most famous two wheels in the world is back again and the city turns into a motor-bike dedicated village. Don’t miss the concerts, the stalls with the sector’s latest novelties and the parade of more than one thousand bikers out to discover the Regione del Luganese.
A heady cocktail mixing jazz, in all its various flavours, combining blues, pop, soul, rock and world music, for a unique event in Europe.
The street artists’ Festival which is an apparent delirium of freaks, artists, egos and musicians assembling and disassembling in an artistic harmony of beauty and fullness.
In the village on the shores of Lake Ceresio, which was elected Switzerland’s most lovely village, a rich musical festival comes to life. With its musical notes and atmosphere, the event further enhances the splendid surrounding landscape.
Lakeside concerts, stalls, sports competitions and exhibitions, numerous bars and grills, fireworks and much more make the Agno Open Air Festival one of the most popular outdoor events in Ticino. All this at the Municipal Park "Al Lago" in Agno.
On August 1st. the lake becomes the stage of the brightest show of the year.
The Traversata of the Lugano Lake is a popular non competitive swim. It is 2500 mt long, from Caprino to the Lido of Lugano.
Blues To Bop Festival is always the event of the end of the summer to tease fans of blues, jazz and gospel, with original offerings, in a crossroad of genres between tradition and new tendences.
Event at the 21st Edition. 140 between the best tattoo artists in the world will show their artistic abilities and the new techniques of the body art to the public of Ticino and outside the country.
Menu with wine tasting and music.
Every year the event aims to promote the most beautiful but less known areas of the city, as well as to offer several gastronomic products of the region, presented by local companies and artisans.
A 3 days immersion in the world of Tex and Mickey Mouse. A mix of entertainment, art and fantasy will animate the Comic Convention. Open to collectors, family and everyone interested in discovering this fascinating world.
A Swiss event, which in its Luganese leg takes place in the city centre. It’s a challenge between the best bicycle, e-bike and Mountainbike athletes that’s bound to become a thrilling event to watch.
During the Urban short track competition of the PROFFIX Swiss Bike Cup, the best mountain bike cyclists of the Juniori, U23 and Elite categories will compete in the center of Lugano.
Among the great European festivals, the FIT Festival Internazionale del Teatro e della scena contemporanea welcomes the big names of the international scene, with a particular attention to the contemporary one.
A riot of tastes and colours, where the wish to celebrate the beginning of the autumn season in the company of friends in front of a good glass of wine and tasty local gastronomical products is always enticing.
58a Edizione della Fiera Autunnale di Lugano
The best of international puppetry.
Christmas in Lugano starts with the lighting of the tree in Riforma Square. From that moment, the heart of the city becomes a bright village, bestowing opportunities for entertainment, musical performances, a market and surprises until the Epiphany.