August long weekend, events in Genoa and surroundings: festivals, Torta dei Fieschi, White Night, concerts and more

Many events scheduled for the long weekend of August 2022: culture, concerts, tours, festivals, traditional festivals, etc.

Let’s take a closer look at 10 things not to miss this weekend, as usual. But beware: on the occasion of this extended weekend thanks to Ferragosto, we are expanding the usual list with another 5 events.

Here you have the complete agenda of everything that can be done from Friday the 12th to Monday the 15th of August. For movie lovers, in this link the programming of the Genoese cinemas.

1. Genoa Horror Story

On Sunday night, the tour begins in the historic center of Genoa dedicated to the stories of crimes and offenses, from ancient times to more recent times, that involved the Superba. Know more

All guided tours and scheduled visits

2. Museums open on August 15

Also in August there will be the opportunity to discover the museums, which extraordinarily open their doors to citizens and tourists on August 15. Know more

Museums and exhibitions, planned initiatives

3. Torta dei Fieschi, Addio do Fantin and the Middle Ages in the Borgo

Triple party, from August 12 to 14, on the occasion of the traditional Torta dei Fieschi, with couples playing, music, dance, animation, jesters, artisans and merchants. Know more

4. Fabio Concato in concert in Sestri Levante

The great singer-songwriter arrives in concert on Sunday night at the Arena della Conchiglia theater: on the bill the greatest hits and also many other songs from his rich repertoire. Know more

All scheduled concerts

5. Fish Fry Festival and Mortar Pesto Contest

Saturday in Santa Margherita Ligure appointment with the delicacies of the Ligurian tradition with the fried fish festival and the mortar pesto contest. Know more

All festivals and gastronomic events scheduled

6. Mid-August sunrise in the park

On Monday the park of Villa Durazzo Pallavicini in Pegli hosts a visit to see the sunrise rising over the city from the Castello del Capitano, the highest panoramic point. Know more

7. Mid-August at Castello D’Albertis

Extraordinary opening on Monday with a guided tour to discover the castle and the relationships that bind it to the city. For those who want, possibility of having lunch. Know more

8. Moonlight Tour

Saturday appointment in Passo del Faiallo for an evening that combines poetry and observation of the sky, together with the guides of the Beigua Park and with the Righi astronomical observatory. Know more

All scheduled excursions

9. Val d’Aveto Beer Festival

From Friday to Sunday, three days of beer, street food, relaxation and fun at the foot of Malaspina Castle in the village of Santo Stefano d’Aveto, with more than 20 craft beers on tap. Know more

10. Party Bud

From Friday to Monday, four days of charity party at the Speca wharf: there will be food stalls, shows with Enrique Balbontin, music, animation and baby dance. Know more

11. White Night in Arenzano

On Sunday night, the White Night returns with open shops, traveling shows through the streets of the town, street food and lots of music in the streets of the town and on the seafront. Know more

12. Festival of focaccette and raviolata

Sunday and Monday the fifteenth edition of the focaccette festival arrives in the parish garden of the church of San Michele Arcangelo. Know more

13. Naim open mic in Corso Sardegna market

Everyone is welcome to perform on Sunday at the Corso Sardegna market: there will be an equipped stage and singers, comedians and actors are invited. Know more

14. Festival of Ecuador

On Saturday at the Luzzati Gardens, “Latin America celebrates Ecuador” arrives: culture, typical gastronomy, Andean music, dances and much more to celebrate the 213 years of Ecuador’s independence. Know more

15. August Festival in San Desiderio

From Saturday to Monday triple date with the festival at the “Il Ciliegio” educational farm in San Desiderio: fixed menu, animal exhibition, adventure park, baptism of the saddle and more. Know more

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