The stars shine at this open-air music festival in mid-July. Sting, Jamiroquai and Amy Macdonald were among recent headliners. Check the website for the full line-up and tickets.
Locarno has hosted this 11-day film festival in August since 1948. At night, films are screened on a giant screen in Piazza Grande.
Settimane Musicali is an international classical music festival that has been held annually in Ascona since 1946 from early September to mid-October.
With the weather warming up in the second half of June, Ascona grooves into summer with local and international jazz acts.