Events in Lignano in September and in October 2022: the entire program

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eventi Lignano a settembre e ottobre

Summer is ending, but not in Lignano!

Our beaches are still full of tourists and vacationers and the events are going on in the seaside resort. 

Sports contests, food & wine events, art exhibitions and literary appointments: there is something for all tastes.

Let’s see what’s in store for our guests in the months of September and October.

We are waiting for you!

Sporting events in Lignano

Youth national basketball finals 3×3

from 30th August to 3rd September 2022

a new basketball edition is back in Lignano.

From Tuesday 30th August to Saturday 3rd September in Piazza Marcello d’Olivo the youth national basketball finals 3×3 will take place in Lignano Riviera and will be organized by the Italian Basketball Federation in cooperation with Green Sport.

The square will be laid out for the occasion with four basketball courts along the seafront and the male and female teams of the categories: under 16 and under 18, coming from all the regions of Italy, will compete for the title. 

Lignano Memorial Bortoluzzi – Basket pre-season tournament

from 2nd to 3rd September 2022

Another appointment with basketball, this time at the Municipal Gymn of Lignano Sabbiadoro in Viale Europa.

The pre-season warm-up sees the teams of Depolink Skrljevo, Riviera banca Rimini, Unieuro Forlì and UEB Gesteco involved in a quadrangular for the days of Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd September. The semi-finals will take place on Friday at 7.00 p.m.  and at 9.15 p.m., while the finals scheduled for Saturday are at 5.00 p.m. and 7.15 p.m. 

The presale of tickets to attend the matches is active on the VivaTicket circuit and they can also be got on site.

For more information:

Pentathlon: under 17 and under 19 world championships

From 4th to 11th September 2022

In the setting of the town of Lignano, the under 17 e under 19 Modern Pentathlon Championships will be held from Sunday 4th to Sunday 11th September at the Bella Italia EFA Village

The event is organized by the Italian Federation of Pentathlon Modern (FIPM) and by the International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM).

More information on the site

Deejay Ten 2022

10th September 2022

A run at sunset. An evening of movement, music, and joy. The Deejay Ten awaits you on Saturday 10th September!

At 6.00 p.m. we start from the A. Kechler seafront (in Lignano Pineta) and following the marked paths we continue to Sabbiadoro along the seafront, and then go back. There are two routes available to choose: 10 km and 5 km.

In the meantime, in Piazza Marcello d’Olivo, the Deejay Village will be set up and they will keep you company with their music on Friday 9th and on Saturday 10th September from 3 to 8 p.m. 

All info here:

Minialtura Italian Cup Regatta

10th September 2022

Also on Saturday 10th September, the Minialtura Italian Cup Regatta, organized by the Italian Sail Federation, will take place in the waters of Lignano Sabbiadoro at Marina Punta Faro.

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Aquaticrunner 2022 – Individual World Championship

September 18th, 2022

The 2022 edition of the Aquaticrunner Individual World Championship will start from Grado and will end in Lignano Sabbiadoro.

The start is at 6:50 a.m. on Sunday 18th September and includes 9 transactions between swimming and running, for a total of 27 km.

Only 275 are the athletes who can participate; 75 of these have been accepted thanks to sporting credentials, 150 had already qualified and registered for last year’s edition, and 50 places are reserved for the athletes who have obtained a qualification in 2021 and 2022.

For more information visit the website

Lignano Bike Marathon 2022

from 8th to 9th October 2022

From running to cycling, in Lignano we never stop!

The Lignano Bike Marathon will take place on Saturday 8th October and on Sunday 9th October. A two-day event dedicated to two-wheel enthusiasts who will be able to compete in different routes throughout the town.

All information on

The Lagoon Regatta

9th October 2022

Organized by the Lignano Rowing Club, the Lagoon Regatta will be held on Sunday 9th October at 9.00 a.m. with departure from Porto Casoni in Lignano Sabbiadoro.

It is possible to watch the Regatta from the Belvedere Trabucco.

More info from the Rowing Club of Lignano.

Grand Prix Triathlon and Absolute Italian Olympic Triathlon Championships

from 15th to 16th October 2022

Appointment with Hoka Lignano Triathlon, the international event promoted by the Italian Triathlon Federation and organized by TRIevolution Sport Events.

On Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th October in Lignano Pineta at Piazza Marcello d’Olivo, three races will be held and will involve triathlon enthusiasts.

All information on

Seventeenth edition: Punta Faro Cup

16th October 2022

Another appointment for sailing lovers!

On Sunday 16th October in Lignano Sabbiadoro, the 17th Punta Faro Cup,  the sealing competition dedicated to pleasure boots will take place at Punta Faro Beach.

More information on the website

Cultural events and exhibitions in Lignano [h2]

Pasolini 100 art exhibition

From 21st August to 7th September 2022

In the centenary of the birth of Pier Paolo Pasolini, the exhibition hall of the Terrazza a Mare will host an exhibition dedicated to the intellectual of Casarsa.

Supported by the Municipality of Lignano Sabbiadoro and with the contribution of the Study Cener Pasolini of Casarsa della Delizia, the exhibition is open every evening from 6.30 p.m. to 11.00 p.m.  and it is divided into a series of panels that retrace the intellectual and artistic human adventure of Pasolini.

The exhibition will run until Wednesday 7th September.

For more info contact the municipal library of Lignano Sabbiadoro.

Easy Fish

from 2nd to 4th September 2022

The Easy Fish gastronomic event is back in Lignano Sabbiadoro. The sixth edition will be held from 2nd to 4th September and will feature Friulan restaurateurs belonging to the Road of Wine and Flavours, great chefs, and well-known faces of television. 

Between the square in front of the Terrazza a Mare and the Trieste seafront  you can enjoy street food dishes, savouring gourmet tasting  based on fish accompanied by fine Friulian wines and attend several cooking shows held by well-known chefs.

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Looking for true stories 

14th September 2022

On Wednesday 14th September at 9.00 p.m. the Terrazza a Mare will host a literary meeting of the Pordenonelegge Festival.

Together with Markéta Pilátová, Matteo Bussola and Alberto Garlini we will talk about true original stories that dig into personal archives or deep within ourselves. 

More information on the review on

Italian Bike Week

from 15th  to 18th September 2022

An all-round event that of Italian Bike Week!

From Thursday 15th to Sunday 18th September in the whole town of Lignano Sabbiadoro you can take part in the party!

An appointment for fans of 2 and 4 wheels, but open to everyone. Ecology and alternative mobility will be the protagonists of the event, thanks to the availability of electric bikes and motorcycles for testing. 

It will also be possible to try the “Off Road ed Adventure” vehicles, whose new models will be presented in August.

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Lignano Tuna Festival 

from 23rd September to 2nd October 2022

At the end of the summer season the appointment with Lignano Tuna Festival is back. Two weekends dedicated to the best-known fish: tuna!

On Friday 23rd, Saturday 24th, Sunday 25th September and on Friday 30th September, Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd October, in Lignano Sabbiadoro, at the Darsena Porto Vecchio you will be able to participate in bluefin tuna fishing competitions, fishing simulators, games and entertainment. You cannot miss the food and wine kiosks, where you can taste typical local dishes and tuna, the main guest at the proposed recipes.

The event also aims to increase our awareness and make us more attentive to our beautiful sea. For this reason, the tournament will take place according to the principles of  Clean Sea Life, an awareness raising project on marine litter.  Each crew will be provided with biodegradable floats and an eco-collector for cigarettes and waste collection. 

For information

8° International Chess Festival

from 2nd to 7th October 2022

The appointment with chess is back in Lignano Sabbiadoro. The International Chess Festival will be held from 2nd to 7th October, at the Terrazza a Mare in Lignano Sabbiadoro.

Bishops, knaves, queens, and kings will compete for the title as the best chess player.

Find out more about the tournament on the website

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