GREY HEN FEST & SPRING FAIR 2013
PIANELLO VAL TIDONE (PIACENZA) APRIL 30th – MAY 1st
The Pianello Val Tidone Pro Loco and the Pianello Val Tidone Municipality have been organizing the traditional Grey Hen Fest for several years. The association promotes the initiative to favour protect and preserve the traditions of local folklore and promote typical productions, wine, DOP cold cuts and other Val Tidone specialties.
The event attracts several thousand visitors from the provinces of Piacenza, Pavia, Milano and Lombardy in general.
Val Tidone is the located at the western end of the Hills of Piacenza . On the border with Oltrepò and southern Milan , Val Tidone has strong ties with both areas. Fairs and typical festivals are a unique cultural resource of the Valley. The Grey Hen Fest is the first event which opens the season of manifestations in Pianello Val Tidone along with the Spring Fair with over 200 stands.
This year the traditional event includes two days of festivities. The grand Fair with numerous stands, Agricultural Machinery, May 1st Amusement Park, Gastronomic stands in Piazza Umberto and Music & Dancing in the evening.
For the complete program of all the events go to the pro loco website and click here