Ponte dell'Olio - Spring Fair and Fiera della Pancetta Piacentina Dop
Saturday 30 April and Sunday 1 May 2016
On Saturday 30 April and Sunday 1 May 2016 the Fiera della Pancetta Piacentina Dop and Spring Fair will take place in Ponte dell'Olio.
There will be a foretaste of the fair on Saturday afternoon 30 April with 'Waiting for pancetta...Pork and Folk' - market stalls and shops open in the town (via Veneto) until 11 pm. At 6.30 pm the permanent photographic gallery 'Il Borgo racconta' will be inaugurated. This will be followed by 'Aperipork' with the second edition of 'White e Pink', the competition of the "best themed drink" with the colours of the Pancetta piacentina. At 8 pm "dinner in the village" with live music.
The 14th Fiera della Pancetta Piacentina Dop and Spring Fair will open at 9 am on Sunday 1 May 2016 with market stalls and exhibition stands, and the chance to buy and taste special Pancetta. Antique slicing machines will be on display in piazza Primo Maggio and at 11 am the town band, the Corpo Bandistico Pontolliese, will parade with majorettes and minimajorettes.
Various workshops will be held during the day: the 'Pancetta Kids Village' (at 11.30 am and 3.30 pm at the ice cream shop in the gardens) with Maninpasta 'Let's make tiramisù' and the didactic workshop 'Norcineria Pontolliese' (at 12 noon and 4.30 pm in piazza Primo Maggio). In the afternoon, space for musical performances by the Corpo Bandistico Pontolliese (4 pm in via Roma) and the Montenero Choir (5 pm) with the grand finale at 6 pm in the church of S.Rocco.
Comune di Ponte dell'Olio