Using this calendar, you can find all events of the Longlake Festival


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Friday

28

June
On this date there are no scheduled events

LongLake Folk Experience

Food

Food Market

07:30 - 14:30

Via Carducci, Piazza San Rocco, parte di Via Canova

The market offers mostly traditional food products from small farmers who sell their produce directly.

LongLake Lido Experience

Events

Lido di Lugano

09:00 - 13:00

Lido di Lugano

A well-loved place, not only by locals, which has maintained its charm and appeal over the years.

LongLake Lido Experience

Events

Lido di Carona

09:00 - 19:30

Lido di Carona, Carona

The historic pool surrounded by nature is an ideal place to enjoy total rest and relaxation and to escape the hustle and bustle of the city.

LongLake Lido Experience

Events

Lido San Domenico

09:00 - 20:00

Lido San Domenico, Castagnola

A place of extraordinary natural beauty that offers a picturesque view of the lake and the shore of Caprino.

LongLake Lido Experience

Events

Lido Riva Caccia

09:00 - 20:00

Lido Riva Caccia

Along the lakefront and just a stone’s throw from the city centre, from the Riva Caccia lido you can admire the stunning landscape in a distinctive, unique, and pleasant setting.

A modern place that evokes the atmosphere of a long-ago past, a vaulted cellar open to the stream of boats, and a terrace lightly washed by the lapping waves of the lake. 

Let yourself be tempted by super tasty homemade icecream! Fresh and creamy icecream made with very high quality raw materials, fruit and vegetables grown in respect of nature. 

LongLake Medirettanean Experience

Events

Park&Read

10:00 - 21:00

Park&Read - Parco Ciani

A relaxing and cultural oasis surrounded by greenery, without leaving the City! Park & Read is an open-air micro-library. An initiative that transforms a place of transit into an area of contemplation, a relaxing and cultural oasis, that encourages exchange between generations, locals and tourists. 

LongLake Medirettanean Experience

Events

Motoscafi e pedalò

10:00 - 22:00

Rivetta Tell e Riva Albertolli

Possibility to rent pedalos (3 or 4 people) and boats (5-6 people, without license). With the Lugano Card and Lugano Card City a discount of CHF 1.– per half hour for pedalo rental and 10% discount on motorboat and 8 hp boat hire (Rivetta Tell).

Buskers

Events

Weekend Buskers Benefit

12:00

Park&Read - Parco Ciani

During the inaugural week of the 9th edition of the LongLake Festival, the Lugano Buskers Festival association has organised three cheerful Biergarten days at Park&Read – Parco Ciani, Lugano, to collect funds for the upcoming edition.

“Red is passion””. This is without doubt the prevailing colour in this new collection “the flowers of evil”. The inspiration, or rather the abstract influence, for this collection came from the reading of the beautiful poems of Charles Baudelaire, one of the greatest French poets of the 19th century.

Town festivals

18:00

Campo Sportivo "Ganon", Sonvico

Town festivals

18:00

Piazzale della Chiesa, Colla

Town festivals

18:30

Chiesa di Pambio - Noranco - San Pietro, Pambio - Noranco

A single date, an unmissable concert to inaugurate the LongLake Festival and to close the LuganoInScena season, an occasion to celebrate the start of the summer together listening to great music.

In this new take on the tragic love story, Bradley Cooper plays seasoned musician Jackson Maine, who discovers—and falls in love with—struggling artist Ally (Gaga). 

With the exhibition “Lugano: Reflections of light”, dedicated to Helidon Xhixha, the city becomes an open-air museum where art meets urban space and nature.

LongLake Urban Art Experience

Arts, Exhibitions

Lugano Bella

All day long

Riva Antonio Caccia

A young collective of small-scale manufacturers based on the concept that Lugano is beautiful, but that it could be even more so! A meeting place, along the lakefront, to promote local products.

LongLake Urban Art Experience

Arts, Exhibitions

Decoding Wireless

All day long

Centro Città

The “Decoding Wireless” project traces the history of wireless technology, highlights its importance in everyday life and demonstrates its material aspect. To do this, researchers from USI (University of the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland) and SUPSI (University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland) have come up with three activities:

LongLake Urban Art Experience

Arts, Exhibitions

All day long

Comune di Carona, Carona

LongLake Street Taste Experience

Events, Food

Paradise Tropical Bar

All day long

Piazza Indipendenza

A “chiringuito” beach bar, managed by the Just Café Lugano restaurant, will oversee the historic Lugano square and create a genuine tropical oasis in the city. The ideal place for summer evenings where you can find a holiday atmosphere and sip a cocktail while waiting for a wonderful grilled dinner.

LongLake Street Taste Experience

Events, Food

Baia Manzoni

All day long

Piazza Manzoni

In August the city centre will once again welcome the summer festivities of the Salotto Villaggio in Piazza Manzoni.

Saturday

29

June
On this date there are no scheduled events

LongLake Lido Experience

Events

Lido di Lugano

09:00 - 13:00

Lido di Lugano

A well-loved place, not only by locals, which has maintained its charm and appeal over the years.

LongLake Lido Experience

Events

Lido di Carona

09:00 - 19:30

Lido di Carona, Carona

The historic pool surrounded by nature is an ideal place to enjoy total rest and relaxation and to escape the hustle and bustle of the city.

LongLake Lido Experience

Events

Lido San Domenico

09:00 - 20:00

Lido San Domenico, Castagnola

A place of extraordinary natural beauty that offers a picturesque view of the lake and the shore of Caprino.

LongLake Lido Experience

Events

Lido Riva Caccia

09:00 - 20:00

Lido Riva Caccia

Along the lakefront and just a stone’s throw from the city centre, from the Riva Caccia lido you can admire the stunning landscape in a distinctive, unique, and pleasant setting.

A modern place that evokes the atmosphere of a long-ago past, a vaulted cellar open to the stream of boats, and a terrace lightly washed by the lapping waves of the lake. 

Let yourself be tempted by super tasty homemade icecream! Fresh and creamy icecream made with very high quality raw materials, fruit and vegetables grown in respect of nature. 

LongLake Medirettanean Experience

Events

Park&Read

10:00 - 21:00

Park&Read - Parco Ciani

A relaxing and cultural oasis surrounded by greenery, without leaving the City! Park & Read is an open-air micro-library. An initiative that transforms a place of transit into an area of contemplation, a relaxing and cultural oasis, that encourages exchange between generations, locals and tourists. 

LongLake Medirettanean Experience

Events

Motoscafi e pedalò

10:00 - 22:00

Rivetta Tell e Riva Albertolli

Possibility to rent pedalos (3 or 4 people) and boats (5-6 people, without license). With the Lugano Card and Lugano Card City a discount of CHF 1.– per half hour for pedalo rental and 10% discount on motorboat and 8 hp boat hire (Rivetta Tell).

Buskers

Events

Weekend Buskers Benefit

12:00

Park&Read - Parco Ciani

During the inaugural week of the 9th edition of the LongLake Festival, the Lugano Buskers Festival association has organised three cheerful Biergarten days at Park&Read – Parco Ciani, Lugano, to collect funds for the upcoming edition.

LongLake Folk Experience

Music

14:00

Piazzetta San Carlo

Weekend Inaugurale

Meetings

Incontri di Libri al Parco

14:00 - 18:00

Park&Read - Parco Ciani

“We don’t have time? And so we read on the train, on the aeroplane, on the underground, in bed, under the table, under the bench. Reading to live means tapping into that energy that makes reality different from a prison, and we have to become savage readers now that we don’t have time”.

Town festivals

15:00

Campo Sportivo "Ganon", Sonvico

“Red is passion””. This is without doubt the prevailing colour in this new collection “the flowers of evil”. The inspiration, or rather the abstract influence, for this collection came from the reading of the beautiful poems of Charles Baudelaire, one of the greatest French poets of the 19th century.

LongLake Classical Experience

Music

CaronAntica Festival Estivo

18:00

Chiesa di Carona - Santi Giorgio e Andrea, Carona

Concerts presented by the resident ensemble of CaronAntica, to rediscover English music from the late Renaissance and early Baroque periods.

This event concludes the series of three concerts in which Paolo Pandolfo has presented his special interpretation of the six cello Suites for unaccompanied cello by Bach with the viola da gamba. In this concert the two Suites of Bach will alternate with pieces by the great Scottish viol player Captain Tobias Hume (who was an officer in the Swedish and Russian armies).

LongLake Cinema Experience

Movies

PETS 2

21:45

Lido di Lugano

Max the terrier must cope with some major life changes when his owner gets married and has a baby. 

With the exhibition “Lugano: Reflections of light”, dedicated to Helidon Xhixha, the city becomes an open-air museum where art meets urban space and nature.

Town festivals

All day long

Chiesa di Pambio - Noranco - San Pietro, Pambio - Noranco

Town festivals

All day long

Piazzale della Chiesa, Colla

LongLake Urban Art Experience

Arts, Exhibitions

Lugano Bella

All day long

Riva Antonio Caccia

A young collective of small-scale manufacturers based on the concept that Lugano is beautiful, but that it could be even more so! A meeting place, along the lakefront, to promote local products.

LongLake Urban Art Experience

Arts, Exhibitions

Decoding Wireless

All day long

Centro Città

The “Decoding Wireless” project traces the history of wireless technology, highlights its importance in everyday life and demonstrates its material aspect. To do this, researchers from USI (University of the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland) and SUPSI (University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland) have come up with three activities:

LongLake Urban Art Experience

Arts, Exhibitions

All day long

Comune di Carona, Carona

LongLake Street Taste Experience

Events, Food

Paradise Tropical Bar

All day long

Piazza Indipendenza

A “chiringuito” beach bar, managed by the Just Café Lugano restaurant, will oversee the historic Lugano square and create a genuine tropical oasis in the city. The ideal place for summer evenings where you can find a holiday atmosphere and sip a cocktail while waiting for a wonderful grilled dinner.

LongLake Street Taste Experience

Events, Food

Baia Manzoni

All day long

Piazza Manzoni

In August the city centre will once again welcome the summer festivities of the Salotto Villaggio in Piazza Manzoni.

Sunday

30

June
On this date there are no scheduled events

LongLake Lido Experience

Events

Lido di Lugano

09:00 - 13:00

Lido di Lugano

A well-loved place, not only by locals, which has maintained its charm and appeal over the years.

LongLake Lido Experience

Events

Lido di Carona

09:00 - 19:30

Lido di Carona, Carona

The historic pool surrounded by nature is an ideal place to enjoy total rest and relaxation and to escape the hustle and bustle of the city.

LongLake Lido Experience

Events

Lido San Domenico

09:00 - 20:00

Lido San Domenico, Castagnola

A place of extraordinary natural beauty that offers a picturesque view of the lake and the shore of Caprino.

LongLake Lido Experience

Events

Lido Riva Caccia

09:00 - 20:00

Lido Riva Caccia

Along the lakefront and just a stone’s throw from the city centre, from the Riva Caccia lido you can admire the stunning landscape in a distinctive, unique, and pleasant setting.

A modern place that evokes the atmosphere of a long-ago past, a vaulted cellar open to the stream of boats, and a terrace lightly washed by the lapping waves of the lake. 

Concerts presented by the resident ensemble of CaronAntica, to rediscover English music from the late Renaissance and early Baroque periods.

Let yourself be tempted by super tasty homemade icecream! Fresh and creamy icecream made with very high quality raw materials, fruit and vegetables grown in respect of nature. 

LongLake Medirettanean Experience

Events

Park&Read

10:00 - 21:00

Park&Read - Parco Ciani

A relaxing and cultural oasis surrounded by greenery, without leaving the City! Park & Read is an open-air micro-library. An initiative that transforms a place of transit into an area of contemplation, a relaxing and cultural oasis, that encourages exchange between generations, locals and tourists. 

LongLake Medirettanean Experience

Events

Motoscafi e pedalò

10:00 - 22:00

Rivetta Tell e Riva Albertolli

Possibility to rent pedalos (3 or 4 people) and boats (5-6 people, without license). With the Lugano Card and Lugano Card City a discount of CHF 1.– per half hour for pedalo rental and 10% discount on motorboat and 8 hp boat hire (Rivetta Tell).

LongLake Folk Experience

Music

11:00

Piazza San Rocco

LongLake Classical Experience

Music

11:00

Sala Ex Municipio di Castagnola, Castagnola

Buskers

Events

Weekend Buskers Benefit

12:00

Park&Read - Parco Ciani

During the inaugural week of the 9th edition of the LongLake Festival, the Lugano Buskers Festival association has organised three cheerful Biergarten days at Park&Read – Parco Ciani, Lugano, to collect funds for the upcoming edition.

Concerts presented by the resident ensemble of CaronAntica, to rediscover English music from the late Renaissance and early Baroque periods.

“Red is passion””. This is without doubt the prevailing colour in this new collection “the flowers of evil”. The inspiration, or rather the abstract influence, for this collection came from the reading of the beautiful poems of Charles Baudelaire, one of the greatest French poets of the 19th century.

LongLake Cinema Experience

Movies

The Favourite

21:45

Lido di Lugano

In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the country in her stead. When a new servant, Abigail, arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah.

With the exhibition “Lugano: Reflections of light”, dedicated to Helidon Xhixha, the city becomes an open-air museum where art meets urban space and nature.

Town festivals

All day long

Chiesa di Pambio - Noranco - San Pietro, Pambio - Noranco

LongLake Urban Art Experience

Arts, Exhibitions

Lugano Bella

All day long

Riva Antonio Caccia

A young collective of small-scale manufacturers based on the concept that Lugano is beautiful, but that it could be even more so! A meeting place, along the lakefront, to promote local products.

LongLake Urban Art Experience

Arts, Exhibitions

Decoding Wireless

All day long

Centro Città

The “Decoding Wireless” project traces the history of wireless technology, highlights its importance in everyday life and demonstrates its material aspect. To do this, researchers from USI (University of the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland) and SUPSI (University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland) have come up with three activities:

LongLake Urban Art Experience

Arts, Exhibitions

All day long

Comune di Carona, Carona

LongLake Street Taste Experience

Events, Food

Paradise Tropical Bar

All day long

Piazza Indipendenza

A “chiringuito” beach bar, managed by the Just Café Lugano restaurant, will oversee the historic Lugano square and create a genuine tropical oasis in the city. The ideal place for summer evenings where you can find a holiday atmosphere and sip a cocktail while waiting for a wonderful grilled dinner.

LongLake Street Taste Experience

Events, Food

Baia Manzoni

All day long

Piazza Manzoni

In August the city centre will once again welcome the summer festivities of the Salotto Villaggio in Piazza Manzoni.

Monday

01

July
On this date there are no scheduled events

LongLake Lido Experience

Events

Lido di Lugano

09:00 - 13:00

Lido di Lugano

A well-loved place, not only by locals, which has maintained its charm and appeal over the years.

LongLake Lido Experience

Events

Lido di Carona

09:00 - 19:30

Lido di Carona, Carona

The historic pool surrounded by nature is an ideal place to enjoy total rest and relaxation and to escape the hustle and bustle of the city.

LongLake Lido Experience

Events

Lido San Domenico

09:00 - 20:00

Lido San Domenico, Castagnola

A place of extraordinary natural beauty that offers a picturesque view of the lake and the shore of Caprino.

LongLake Lido Experience

Events

Lido Riva Caccia

09:00 - 20:00

Lido Riva Caccia

Along the lakefront and just a stone’s throw from the city centre, from the Riva Caccia lido you can admire the stunning landscape in a distinctive, unique, and pleasant setting.

A modern place that evokes the atmosphere of a long-ago past, a vaulted cellar open to the stream of boats, and a terrace lightly washed by the lapping waves of the lake. 

LongLake Medirettanean Experience

Events

Park&Read

10:00 - 21:00

Park&Read - Parco Ciani

A relaxing and cultural oasis surrounded by greenery, without leaving the City! Park & Read is an open-air micro-library. An initiative that transforms a place of transit into an area of contemplation, a relaxing and cultural oasis, that encourages exchange between generations, locals and tourists. 

LongLake Medirettanean Experience

Events

Motoscafi e pedalò

10:00 - 22:00

Rivetta Tell e Riva Albertolli

Possibility to rent pedalos (3 or 4 people) and boats (5-6 people, without license). With the Lugano Card and Lugano Card City a discount of CHF 1.– per half hour for pedalo rental and 10% discount on motorboat and 8 hp boat hire (Rivetta Tell).

Let yourself be tempted by super tasty homemade icecream! Fresh and creamy icecream made with very high quality raw materials, fruit and vegetables grown in respect of nature. 

“Red is passion””. This is without doubt the prevailing colour in this new collection “the flowers of evil”. The inspiration, or rather the abstract influence, for this collection came from the reading of the beautiful poems of Charles Baudelaire, one of the greatest French poets of the 19th century.

The life of the old man, Oreste, conceals a secret. The closet of his memories has a secret compartment which is revealed many years after his death, through an unexpected discovery. Commissario Ponzetti will be involved in an “historical” investigation that involves two Istrian exiles who fled to Rome between 1947 and 1954.

In the four concerts in this Beethoven project Christian Bellisario and Vsevolod Dvorkin will present the audience of the LongLake Classica Festival with all the sonatas and variations for piano and cello composed by the great maestro from Bonn.

JOHNNY ENGLISH STRIKES AGAIN is the third installment of the Johnny English comedy series, with Rowan Atkinson returning as the much loved accidental secret agent. 

With the exhibition “Lugano: Reflections of light”, dedicated to Helidon Xhixha, the city becomes an open-air museum where art meets urban space and nature.

LongLake Urban Art Experience

Arts, Exhibitions

Lugano Bella

All day long

Riva Antonio Caccia

A young collective of small-scale manufacturers based on the concept that Lugano is beautiful, but that it could be even more so! A meeting place, along the lakefront, to promote local products.

LongLake Urban Art Experience

Arts, Exhibitions

Decoding Wireless

All day long

Centro Città

The “Decoding Wireless” project traces the history of wireless technology, highlights its importance in everyday life and demonstrates its material aspect. To do this, researchers from USI (University of the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland) and SUPSI (University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland) have come up with three activities:

LongLake Urban Art Experience

Arts, Exhibitions

All day long

Comune di Carona, Carona

LongLake Street Taste Experience

Events, Food

Paradise Tropical Bar

All day long

Piazza Indipendenza

A “chiringuito” beach bar, managed by the Just Café Lugano restaurant, will oversee the historic Lugano square and create a genuine tropical oasis in the city. The ideal place for summer evenings where you can find a holiday atmosphere and sip a cocktail while waiting for a wonderful grilled dinner.

Tuesday

02

July
On this date there are no scheduled events

LongLake Folk Experience

Food

Food Market

07:30 - 14:30

Via Carducci, Piazza San Rocco, parte di Via Canova

The market offers mostly traditional food products from small farmers who sell their produce directly.

LongLake Lido Experience

Events

Lido di Lugano

09:00 - 13:00

Lido di Lugano

A well-loved place, not only by locals, which has maintained its charm and appeal over the years.

LongLake Lido Experience

Events

Lido di Carona

09:00 - 19:30

Lido di Carona, Carona

The historic pool surrounded by nature is an ideal place to enjoy total rest and relaxation and to escape the hustle and bustle of the city.

LongLake Lido Experience

Events

Lido San Domenico

09:00 - 20:00

Lido San Domenico, Castagnola

A place of extraordinary natural beauty that offers a picturesque view of the lake and the shore of Caprino.

LongLake Lido Experience

Events

Lido Riva Caccia

09:00 - 20:00

Lido Riva Caccia

Along the lakefront and just a stone’s throw from the city centre, from the Riva Caccia lido you can admire the stunning landscape in a distinctive, unique, and pleasant setting.

A modern place that evokes the atmosphere of a long-ago past, a vaulted cellar open to the stream of boats, and a terrace lightly washed by the lapping waves of the lake. 

LongLake Medirettanean Experience

Events

Park&Read

10:00 - 21:00

Park&Read - Parco Ciani

A relaxing and cultural oasis surrounded by greenery, without leaving the City! Park & Read is an open-air micro-library. An initiative that transforms a place of transit into an area of contemplation, a relaxing and cultural oasis, that encourages exchange between generations, locals and tourists. 

LongLake Medirettanean Experience

Events

Motoscafi e pedalò

10:00 - 22:00

Rivetta Tell e Riva Albertolli

Possibility to rent pedalos (3 or 4 people) and boats (5-6 people, without license). With the Lugano Card and Lugano Card City a discount of CHF 1.– per half hour for pedalo rental and 10% discount on motorboat and 8 hp boat hire (Rivetta Tell).

Let yourself be tempted by super tasty homemade icecream! Fresh and creamy icecream made with very high quality raw materials, fruit and vegetables grown in respect of nature. 

“Red is passion””. This is without doubt the prevailing colour in this new collection “the flowers of evil”. The inspiration, or rather the abstract influence, for this collection came from the reading of the beautiful poems of Charles Baudelaire, one of the greatest French poets of the 19th century.

LongLake Look & Listen Experience

Meetings

Ticino Poetry Slam

18:30

Park&Read - Parco Ciani

A curtain-raiser of oral and performing poetry with winners, curated by Marko Miladinovic.

For over 40 years, concert pianist Janina Fialkowska has enchanted audiences and critics around the world. She has been praised for her musical integrity, her refreshing natural approach and her unique piano sound thus becoming “one of the Grandes Dames of piano playing” (Frankfurter Allgemeine).

The film tells an inspiring and spirited true story that follows young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg as she teams with her husband Marty to bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of gender discrimination

With the exhibition “Lugano: Reflections of light”, dedicated to Helidon Xhixha, the city becomes an open-air museum where art meets urban space and nature.

LongLake Urban Art Experience

Arts, Exhibitions

Lugano Bella

All day long

Riva Antonio Caccia

A young collective of small-scale manufacturers based on the concept that Lugano is beautiful, but that it could be even more so! A meeting place, along the lakefront, to promote local products.

LongLake Urban Art Experience

Arts, Exhibitions

Decoding Wireless

All day long

Centro Città

The “Decoding Wireless” project traces the history of wireless technology, highlights its importance in everyday life and demonstrates its material aspect. To do this, researchers from USI (University of the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland) and SUPSI (University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland) have come up with three activities:

LongLake Urban Art Experience

Arts, Exhibitions

All day long

Comune di Carona, Carona

LongLake Street Taste Experience

Events, Food

Paradise Tropical Bar

All day long

Piazza Indipendenza

A “chiringuito” beach bar, managed by the Just Café Lugano restaurant, will oversee the historic Lugano square and create a genuine tropical oasis in the city. The ideal place for summer evenings where you can find a holiday atmosphere and sip a cocktail while waiting for a wonderful grilled dinner.