Wild boar festival in Dugenta: the party is back with many specialties and events until October

Wednesday, 08/06/2022
Serena De Luca
Wild boars walking around a meadow

The appointment with the Wild boar festival in Dugenta, a municipality in the province of Benevento.

The appointment is from the 10 June to the 3 July 2022, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the day when the festival will also be open for lunch. Subsequently the festival will continue from 19 August to 31 October.

It is a traditional festival that has taken place every year for forty years, in fact the first edition took place in 1980 thanks to the Di Caprio family, which with commitment and sacrifice has carried on an ancient tradition over the years.

Tradition, good food and fun

At the center of the festival is the wild boar, of which a real celebration takes place. In fact, you can taste the wild boar meat and typical wines of the area. The different and tasty dishes will be served in special terracotta dishes.

Also on the program are dances and songs and the opportunity to purchase various products.

The festival menu

The menu will consist of:

  • Pappardelle with wild boar ragù
  • Wild boar porchetta
  • Bean with pork rind and wild boar sausage
  • Ravioli with wild boar sauce
  • Strozzapreti
  • Braciata

Information on the Dugenta Boar Festival


  • from 10 June to 3 July 2022 on Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • from 19 August to 31 October on Friday, Saturday and Sunday


First exit Dugenta, Via Fossi

Preferred Time

  • Friday and Saturday from 19:00
  • Sunday from 12:00


Free entry

Contact us

Official website

Image source: Tribe Golosa

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