From 8 to 31 December, Christmas 2017 is celebrated in Desenzano on Lake Garda with concerts, tastings, meetings, shows, and markets.
Christmas in Desenzano 2017 will start on 8 December with the voices of “I Cori dell’Avvento” in the Church of San Giovanni.
On the next two days an animated route for children entitled “Aspettando Santa Lucia in castello. La principessa Desiderata e la stellina ballerina” will be organized at the Castle.
On Saturday 9, there are for children aged 4 to 8 in Villa Brunati, followed by the “Santa Lucia Concert” of the “School Band”.
On Sunday, December 10 in visitors can taste excellent chestnuts by the “Gnari de Colatera” Piazza Malvezzi.
On the next weekend (16/17 December) Informagiovani, Punto Giovani and Schools of Desenzano will organize the Christmas market of solidarity, in Rivoltella.
At 6.00 pm Francesco “Frank” Nemol’s concert, Vasco Rossi’s trumpeter, will perform in Piazza Malvezzi thanks to the Association of the Sviluppo Turistico of Desenzano.
At 9.00 pm Aki Kaurismäki’ s film “Toivon tuolla puolen” will show at the Paul VI Theater.
In the afternoon of the next day in the Church of San Martino Vescovo, people will exchange Christmas cards during the concert of the School Band and the choir “Families” of St. Martin “Auguri in musica”, organized by the Philharmonic Body.
On 23 December at 5.00 pm at the Porto Vecchio, Santa Claus will arrive; on the next day there will be a concert of the folk band and at 11.30 pm in the center of Rivoltella everybody wil be toasting to the holiday.
On 26 December at 4 pm in Piazza Malvezzi, visitors can watch a chocolate bar of over 20 metres and taste it.
On 31 December at 9:00 pm the big “New Year’s Eve in Piazza” party will start with live music and the DJ of Radio Studio Più.