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Fiera della Pancetta e di Primavera

Festivals and celebrations
Pancetta, ph. Destinazione Turistica Emilia

On Sunday 7th May 2023 Ponte dell’Olio will host the 19th edition of

Pancetta Piacentina Dop Fair and Spring Fair

The long-awaited exhibition is dedicated to Pancetta Piacentina Dop, one of the 3 protected Piacenza’s cold cuts, together with coppa and salami.
Pancetta, a typical local product, is celebrated with tastings, themed exhibitions, workshops for children, and a catering area is also available to the public.

The Spring Fair takes place in Via Veneto and Via Roma. The stands include stalls selling handicrafts and quality objects.
Shops remain open all day long.


Fair stands along Via Vittorio Veneto and shops open all day from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Pancetta d’Autore stand opening

When: 9.30 am
Where: Via Vittorio Veneto (Piazza Alpini)
Sale of pancetta Riserva del Borgo: 30 pancettas aged 12 months produced by Pontolliese charcuteries.

Workshop for children

When: 10 a.m.
Where: Via Vittorio Veneto (Piazza Alpini)
In the kitchen with MaterKids, improvise yourself as a great chef and come and cook delicious sweets and pasta with us.

Valore Valnure stand opening

When: 11.00 a.m. Piazza degli Alpini
Wine shop of local wineries

Official opening of the 19th edition of the Fiera della Pancetta

Where: Via Vittorio Veneto (Piazza Alpini)
Ribbon-cutting ceremony with the authorities and performance and parade by the Pontolliese Band.

Lunch with Pancetta

When: from 12 noon
Dedicated menus and themed dishes in all local restaurants and Truck Food

Performance by Corpo Bandistico Pontolliese with Majorettes

When: 3.00 p.m. Piazza Alpini

Smile Hunt

When: 3 p.m.
Where: Departure from Kindergarten ‘G. Rossi’ and arrival at the stand of the MasterKids Association
Hunt for the Smile stones hidden in the village (activity for nursery and primary school children). Followed by a cooking workshop with MasterKids

History and tales of agri-food trade in Ponte dell’Olio

When: 3 p.m.
Where: Meeting point at the Church of San Rocco
Cultural itinerary in the village.

Ponte t’incanta

When: 5 p.m.
Where: Exhibition hall – Fornaci
Performance by Coro Montenero di Ponte dell’Olio directed by Mario Azzali, Coro Gerberto di Bobbio directed by Edo Mazzoni and Coro Valle del Lambro di Besana in Brianza directed by Marco Villa.

Refreshment area in Piazza Alpini open all day.

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May 7, 2023
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