Aquatic XTrim Border Lagoon – IWC World Championship 2023

The tenth edition of the Aquatic XTrim Border Lagoon – IWC World Championship 2023 will take place on Saturday, September 23rd, starting in Grado and finishing in Lignano with 27.1 total kilometers including 21.75 kilometers of running and 5.35 kilometers of swimming.

Grado Air Show – Tricolored Arrows 2023

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Air Force, this August the tricolored arrow team (Frecce Tricolori) will perform in the skies above Grado, giving us a thrilling show.
On Aug. 2nd starting at 4 p.m. raise your eyes to the sky to watch the acrobatics of the National Aerobatic Patrol and other groups of pilots or individual daredevil amateurs.
The show will be visible from all beaches, but especially from the main GIT beach, which will be the observation point, and as per tradition, access will be free at the performance.


In Grado, carnival is in the summer! On July 22nd a new edition of the SUMMER CARNIVAL PARADE arrives: a parade starting from the island of Schiusa and continuing along the Mandracchio harbor and through the streets of the city center. Fun guaranteed.


Since 1237 it has been customary to celebrate the Perdòn de Barbana (Barbana’s Forgiveness) on the first Sunday of July. The statue of Our Lady of the Angels is carried on the shoulders from the church of Santa Eufemia to the Marian shrine on the island of Barbana in a striking procession of boats, where mass is then held.
This is a tradition that has always captured the attention of locals and tourists alike, attracted by the festive atmosphere.
On Sunday, July 2nd, gather at the church of St. Euphemia. This will then be followed by the procession with boats in which everyone can participate.

26° EDITION – International Women’s Tennis Tournament

Organized and promoted by ASD Tennis Club Grado and with the participation of Italian and foreign female athletes, the “International Women’s Tennis Tournament ” City of Grado” played on clay courts, an event now in its 26th edition, returns from May 22nd to 28th.

HELL’S RACE – Obstacle Course Race

On May 6th and 7th in Grado comes a non-traditional type of race, where mud running is combined with natural and artificial obstacles to overcome. A new and complete sport where you challenge your endurance in an extreme way and where the competition is not towards others, but towards yourself: all this is OCR (Obstacle Course Race), all this is HELL’S RACE. More info on the official website


On Monday, May 1st, the Grado Sea will be the background for the Solidarity Motorcycle Rally with great bands, great food and wine booths and great friends who love American motorcycles and cars.


From April 7th-10th, 2023, the traveling kitchen of food trucks will return to Grado, bringing the best street food, which will once again take center stage in town for an entire weekend.
Free entry and open until midnight. Guests will also be entertained by street performers of all sorts, not to mention the music that will constantly echo through the streets.
All this is Grado Street Food – don’t miss it!

Let’s Go Triathlon
3-4 SPETEMBER 2022

Two new Let’s Go Triathlon events.
Saturday 3rd September the traditional Olympic race and Sunday 4th September a sprint distance race. Two unmissable opportunities to immerse yourself in the beauty of Grado between the beach, the lagoon and the historic town centre.

Aquaticrunner XTriM Border Lagoon – IWC World Championship 2022
18th SEPTEMBER 2022

The 2022 edition of the Aquaticrunner XTriM Border Lagoon – IWC World Championship 2022 will take place on Sunday 18th September 2022 starting in Grado and finishing in Lignano with a total distance of 27.1 kilometres of which 21.75 kilometres will be covered by running and 5.35 kilometres by swimming. More information on the official website