Luna Park Locarno

Luna Park Locarno – also known as “Locarno Giostre” – is a travelling Luna Park that comes to Locarno every year from mid-May to the beginning of June.

It is entirely owned by a single family, the Pelleranis, who has been entertaining the local population since 1915. Luna Park Locarno is a part of their annual tour in Ticino, which is the Italian part of Switzerland. Locarno is normally the 5th stop on their tour, which usually consists of 9 stops in total.

Luna Park Locarno is located next to Lido Locarno, which is a waterpark that has waterslides, thermal spas and other water activities. It also offers a restaurant, lounge bar and a snack bar. Occasionally it hosts concerts and other events. You can read more about Lido Locarno here.

The local electric company (Società elettrica sopracenerina) and the special effects cinematographer Vittorio Storaro has made Luna Park Locarno famous with its’ spectacular lighting.

The dates for Luna Park Locarno 2020 has not been released yet, but we will keep this page updated and post the exact dates as soon as possible.

Entry price and tickets

Entry price: CHF 0.00 (free)

Ticket price: CHF 2.00 – 10.00 per ride

Opening hours

The opening hours for Luna Park Locarno are the following:

Weekdays Opening hours
Mondays to thursdays 20.00 – 23.00
Fridays and days up to holidays 16.00 – 24.00
Saturdays, Sundays and holidays 15.00 – 24.00

Please note that the opening hours can change in case of bad weather and unforeseen circumstances.

Contact information

Luna Park Locarno
Zona Lido Locarno
6600 Locarno


Luna Park Locarno is located next to the lake side of Lago Maggiore. You can easily go there by car, bus or even boat. The busstop (bus number 2) is right next to the Luna Park and is called “Locarno, Lido” after the waterpark Lido Locarno at the same location. You can read more about public transportation in Locarno here.


Below you will find some videos of Luna Park Locarno.