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Mushroom fair

San Giorgio Piacentino

San Giorgio Piacentino (PC)

In the main streets and squares of San Giorgio Piacentino on the second to last Sunday of September there is a big market dedicated to mushrooms.

At 10am the Banda Musicale di Pontenure will parade through the streets and at 2.30pm fifteen pairs of expert mushroom hunters from as many municipalities near Piacenza will face off in the original "Palio of the fungaiolo". Now in its 16th edition, this competition is won by whomever finds the biggest mushroom or who presents the most beautiful mushroom arrangement. The food stand serving the best local dishes will be open, besides in the evenings, also from noon to 2pm.

Also on Friday and Saturday in the evening it will be possible to dance with live music bands in Marconi square.

Date: the event will be held from Sep 19, 2014 to Sep 21, 2014

Event timetable: Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 7.00 pm. to midnight food stands and live music. Sunday from 8.00 am. to 7.00 pm.

Entrance: free entry

Information and Booking Centre

Tourist Information Office of Grazzano Visconti
Viale del Castello, 2 Grazzano Visconti - 29020 Vigolzone - Phone: +39 0523 870997 - Fax: +39 0523 870997
Weekday timetable:

The office will open from march 18 to 20 december 2015 with the following timetable: from March 18 to Easter - from April 27 to end of May - from July 1 to the 14 august- from 4 November to 13 December: Wed/Sat 10.00am-01.00pm; Extraordinary opening on 19 and 20 December 2015. From Easter to April 26 open every day 10.00am-1.00pm; 2.00-5.00pm. From 1 to 30 june and from 15 august to 31 october 2015 open every day 10.00 a.m.- 01.00 p.m

Weekend timetable:

10.00am-1.00pm; 2.00-5.00pm

By Piacenza editorial staff (Sep 05, 2014)

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