Festa del Radicchio Variegato di Castelfranco IGP
Event details Music and concerts - Wine and food - Convention Bureau On 7 December 2023 - From 16 December 2023 To 17 December 2023 Castelfranco Veneto Website Ask for info +393484714749
Castelfranco honours its edible flower with a weekend completely dedicated to the delicious variety.

It begins on Thursday 7 December with the inauguration of the 2023 edition of the Radicchio Festival, with a press conference with authorities and journalists.

On Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 December, the appointment is in the old town centre and in Piazza Giorgione with tastings and musical events, organised by the castellana restaurants and the Radicchio Restaurant Consortium.  

Saturday 16 sees the return of Radici&Radici, the seminar entirely dedicated to Radicchio, its history and the role it has played first in peasant food and then in catering, in collaboration with Dip. DAFNAE - UniPD. At the end of the meeting, an incredible aperitif with radicchio tasting by Alchimista Bistrot and Mescole. In the evening, the appointment is at the Da Fior Restaurant, where the Citizen of the Year 2023 will be proclaimed, accompanied by the notes of the Jazz Quartet.

There will also be a visit to discover the historic centre, with hints of the cultivation and production of radicchio, on Sunday 17 December at 11 a.m. departing from Piazza XXIV Maggio. Reservations are appreciated at the IAT office.

New for 2023 is Fiori d'Inverno - an exhibition of producers and award ceremony for the best variegated radicchio of Castelfranco at the Pavejon, from 10.30 am to 12 noon on Sunday 17.

Source: IAT Castelfranco Veneto