San Giorgio Piacentino – 21st Fiera del fungo and Palio del Fungaiolo
From Friday 15 to Sunday 17 September 2017
Between Friday 15 and Sunday 17 September 2017 the 21st Palio del Fungaiolo - Mushroom Hunters Trophy - will take place in San Giorgio P.no.
This event dedicated to mushrooms and the flavours of the woods takes place along the streets and squares of the town centre. Alongside the food stands – open from 7 p.m. on the three evenings of the festa – there will be related initiatives such as the shopkeepers window displays, the art exhibition in the Town Hall, and animated readings for children in the library.
On Sunday 17 September 2017 – the day of the Fair – there will be stalls selling crafts and local produce from the woods, the Truffle Exhibition (Mostra del Tartufo) in Cortazza and the splendid Palio del Fungaiolo (Mushroom Hunters Trophy), as well as a special opening of the gardens of the Rocca: the winners of the Palio (on Sunday 17 September 2017 at 3 p.m.) will be those who bring the largest mushroom or the finest composition of mushrooms to the square. In the afternoon, at 4 p.m., prizes will be awarded for the best window display.
Every evening from 7 p.m. the food stands will offer local and seasonal specialities prepared by the Pro Loco of San Giorgio P.no, the organisers of the event. On Sunday 17 September 2017 the stands will be open all day from 9 a.m.
Pro Loco di San Giorgio Piacentino in collaboration with the Comune di San Giorgio P.no