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Events Calendar

Make note of these fairs and local events to enrich your visit to Portofino!

April - St. Giorgio Feast
Bonfire of St. Giorgio in the Piazzetta of Portofino
an Giorgio’s Festival  This festival honouring the patron saint of Portofino takes place in the Piazzetta and includes a bonfire, giant barbecues grilling fish, a religious procession and fireworks. End of April.

May - Portofino Rolex Trophy
International regatta for classic, wooden yachts in the J1, 12- and 8-metre classes.

May - Camogli Fish Festival
This feast is in honour of St. Fruttuoso, and the habitants of Camogli organise an enormous fish feast. A 1500 pound frying pan is put in the harbour, cooking a ton of fish, enough to feed the entire town and the numerous visitors.

Hans Christian Andersen Festival - end of May
Andersen Bay of Fairy tales Award
Each year Sestri Levante awards the Anderson Prize to the best children's book writer, in honor of the legendary fairy tale master.

Mid-Summer Cocktail - 15 August
In commemoration of the Assumption Day
The cocktail is served from 7pm on the breathtaking Bar Terrace at Hotel Splendido and kindly offered by the Management. All ladies will be given a rose as small

September - Recco "Sagra del Fuoco" (Fire Feast)
Admire fantastic fireworks displays in this competition between the seven districts of Recco, which hire the best fireworks masters for the occasion. 

October - International Boat Show
This huge event takes place in Genoa, a must for boat lovers, with exhibition, events and show taking place in nine days.

International Alba White Truffle Festival - each weekend in October
A short drive from Portofino, Alba Truffle Festival features the world's largest truffle auction and market amid a vibrant festival atmosphere, where all sorts of truffle-related goods are on sale.

Please contact our Concierge for more information.


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