Events Vieste 2024

Vieste, pearl of the Gargano, is preparing to welcome a series of unmissable events for summer 2024. The varied and engaging programme, promises to satisfy everyone's tastes, from culture lovers to music enthusiasts, up to athletes looking for of new challenges. Here is a detailed overview of the main events that will enliven the summer season in Vieste.

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Events Vieste 2024, here is the program with big names in music, entertainment and sport

Events June 2024 in Vieste

  • 1 June: Vieste en Rose – Tasting of Apulian rosé wines in the historic center
  • June 1-2: 3rd Olympic Triathlon Adriatic Series City of Vieste – Triathlon race between Marina Piccola and the islet of Sant'Eufemia
  • 7 June: Inclusion Fest
  • 8 June: Vieste Beer Festival – Craft beer festival
  • June 11-13: Feast of Sant'Antonio
  • June 15-18: Vieste in Art
  • 16 June: Gargano Marathon
  • June 21-23: Collateral Maris
  • 23 June: 3rd Memorial V. Rondinone 2024
  • June 24-26: Vieste Archeofilm – International film festival of archaeology, art and environment
  • 28 June: Possible Book Festival Preview – Dialogues with Massimo Recalcati

Events July 2024 in Vieste

  • 3 of July: From Dusk to Dawn, at Piazzetta Petrone
  • 5 of July: From dawn to dusk, near Marina Piccola
  • 10-14 July: Navy, Pink Ribbon Tour, The Tour of Italy in Sailing
  • 15 of July: Porto Rubino – Colapesce, Di Martino and Mannarino in concert
  • 14-17 and 21 July: V Edition Cristalda & Pizzomunno Festival
  • 23-27 July: Possible Book Festival XXIII edition – Guests: Massimo Recalcati, Manuel Agnelli, Caterina Balivo, and many others
  • 29 July – 3 August: Festambiente Sud – Guests: Tosca, Paolo Fresu, Inti-Illimani

Events August 2024 in Vieste

  • 8 August: World Folklore Championships
  • 11 August: Queen in Symphony – Queen tribute concert with symphony orchestra
  • 23 August: Tarantella Serenade
  • August 26-30: Oil Week – Celebration of Apulian olive oil excellence

Events September 2024 in Vieste

  • 31 August – 6 September: Vieste in Love – Guests: Fabrizio Moro, Dargen D'Amico
  • 8 September Holi Splash Run
  • 11-13 September: Bobo Grand Slam 2024 – Padel tournament with Christian Vieri and other former footballers
  • 28-29 September: Porta del Gargano Rally

Events October 2024 in Vieste

  • 30 September – 12 October: Orienteering Viestival 5+5 Days 2024
  • 20 October 12th Vieste in Corsa

Author Events

  • March 23 – September 30: Art Exhibition by Oliviero Toscani at the Civic Archaeological Museum “M. Petrone” of Vieste
  • March 23 – September 30: Andy Warhol Art Exhibition at the Castello Svevo in Vieste

Massimo Recalcati, Manuel Agnelli and Caterina Balivo at “Il Libro Possibile”

One of the peak events of the Vieste summer is The Possible Book, scheduled from 23 to 27 July. This literary event of great appeal will see the participation of illustrious guests such as Massimo Recalcati, Manuel Agnelli, Caterina Balivo, Lirio Abbate, Giovanna Botteri, Carlo Cottarelli, Giuseppe Cruciani, Oscar Farinetti, Diego De Silva, Elsa Fornero, Umberto Galimberti, Nicola Gratteri, Enrico Letta, Selvaggia Lucarelli, Luxuria, Angelo Mellone, Maurizio Molinari, Alessandro Sallusti, Alessandro Orsini, Pietro Padellaro, Agnese Pini, Stefano Senardi, Vittorio Sgarbi, Marcello Sorgi and the minister Valditara. This event represents a unique opportunity to meet nationally and internationally renowned authors, attend book presentations and participate in debates on current issues.

Tosca, Paolo Fresu and Inti-Illimani at “Festambiente Sud”

From 29 July to 3 August, Vieste will host Southern Festival, the Legambiente event that combines music and environmental sustainability. Among the prominent guests of this edition there will be Tosca, Paolo Fresu, Chiara Civello, Inti-Illimani and Giulio Wilson. The festival, which promotes ecological and cultural values, offers concerts, shows and meetings dedicated to safeguarding the territory and raising awareness of environmental issues. An unmissable event for those who want to combine fun and commitment to the environment.

Fabrizio Moro and Dargen D'Amico at “Vieste in Love”

The summer evenings of Vieste will light up with Vieste in Love, scheduled from August 31st to September 6th. This romantic and engaging event will see the participation of artists such as Fabrizio Moro, Maurizio Lastrico, Dargen D'Amico, Lucilla and local DJs. The evenings will be animated by musical shows, performances by local and international artists and activities designed to celebrate love in all its forms. A special opportunity to experience unforgettable moments under the starry sky of Vieste.

Colapesce, Di Martino and Mannarino at “Porto Rubino”

Music will also be the protagonist on July 15th with Porto Rubino, the format created by the Apulian artist Renzo Rubino. This evening will see artists of the caliber of Colapesce, Di Martino and Mannarino perform, offering a unique show against the evocative backdrop of the port of Vieste. Furthermore, the summer program will include the Cristalda and Pizzomunno Classical Music Festival (14, 16, 17 and 21 July), the Tarantella Serenade (23 August) and the Oil Week (from 26 August to 3 September), events which celebrate the musical and gastronomic tradition of the Gargano.

Christian Vieri and Serie A footballers at the “Bobo Grand Slam”

Sports fans will not be disappointed with the arrival of the Bobo Grand Slam, a padel tournament that will be held from 11 to 13 September. This event will see the participation of footballers and former champions such as Vieri, Candela, Di Biagio, Giannichedda, Fiore, Toni, Matri and Locatelli. An exciting competition that promises entertainment and adrenaline, making Vieste the ideal destination for athletes and padel lovers.

The Ferris Wheel and Other Attractions

Among the new features of summer 2024, the Ferris wheel inaugurated on May 28th represents an unmissable attraction. Located on the seafront, it offers a breathtaking view of the Vieste coast, allowing you to admire the crystal clear sea and the evocative landscape of San Lorenzo beach from above. This and other attractions make Vieste a perfect destination for a holiday full of fun and relaxation.

Triathlon Adriatic Series (1-2 June)

Il Triathlon Adriatic Series confirms Vieste as a point of reference for triathlon enthusiasts. Athletes from all over Italy will meet on June 1st and 2nd to compete in a breathtaking setting, which embraces the crystal clear waters of the Marina Piccola up to the islet of Sant'Eufemia.

Vieste en Rose (1 June)

The day dedicated to rosé wine, Vieste en Rose, will be held on June 1st in the charming historic center of Vieste. A unique opportunity to explore and taste the Apulian wine excellences, through a journey that combines culture, taste and beauty.

Vieste Archeo Film: Window on the Ancient World (24-26 June)

Il International Film Festival of archaeology, art and environment returns to Vieste from 24 to 26 June. An exhibition that transforms the city into an international stage for documentaries of global value, offering an in-depth look at the civilizations that have marked the history of humanity.

Possible Book Preview: Dialogues with Massimo Recalcati (June 28)

The prelude to the famous literary review of Possible Book will see the participation of Massimo Recalcati, one of the most well-known Italian psychoanalysts, who will enrich Vieste with his precious cultural and scientific interventions on June 28th.

Cristalda and Pizzomunno Music Festival (10-13 July)

Quality music is the protagonist in Vieste with the Cristalda and Pizzomunno Music Festival, from 10 to 13 July. Under the guidance of maestro Antonello D'Onofrio, the city will host internationally renowned artists for unforgettable concerts.

Art in Vieste: Unmissable exhibitions with Warhol and Toscani

Andy Warhol: from the founder of world pop art, a personal exhibition at the Castle of Vieste from April to September. Oliviero Toscani: a retrospective of the iconic Italian photographer at the “Petrone” Archaeological Museum. 2024 in Vieste promises to be a year of great cultural, sporting and social ferment, ready to offer unforgettable experiences to residents and visitors.

Vieste, with its rich calendar of events, confirms itself as one of the most fascinating and lively summer destinations in Puglia. Whether you are a lover of culture, music, sport or simply looking for new emotions, summer 2024 in Vieste has unique and unforgettable experiences in store for you.

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