Guitar Show 2022

Largescale market exhibition open to industry, distribution, artisans, makers, modders, stores, private individuals and collectors, dedicated to the world of guitars, basses, amplification and effects.

A richer event than ever, 150 brands from all over the world, 200+ accredited artists on the stages, a crazy gala concert on Saturday night 21, three stages, 100+ product demos in two days and as a side dish the whole exhibition center open with the thousand initiatives of the 101st Padua Trade Fair.

On Saturday, May 21 and Sunday, May 22, 2022, we look forward to seeing you at the Padua Exhibition Center for two days of pure four- and six-string passion!

Tickets are available directly at the box office on the two event days starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday or Sunday. Children under 12, as always, get in free!

You enter from the entrances of Campionaria and follow directions to the Guitar Show, which takes place in Halls 5, 11 and 14.

Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 may 2022 in Padua, Italy. Buy, sell, swap, play!

Exhibitors List 2022

Over 140 brands from around the world. 2022 marks a return to large ``pre-pandemic`` numbers.

Events 2022

50+ events on three stages and 30+ show cases in the Silent Brand Stages. As always, a huge program.


Tickets cost €12 for daily admission and €20 for a two-day pass. They are available at the event entrance starting at 10 a.m. on each day of the event.

A unique event
The large-scale European Guitar Show

A really exciting appointment for guitar fans. Over one hundred and fifty exhibitors, thousands of instruments on show, all to see and try. And in addition, 80 onstage events, demonstrations, concerts, and major artists.

Padua at the centre of music
A city that is the heart of a large urban area

Padua is the most important exhibition hub close to the metropolitan area of Venice. Located at the centre of one of Italys largest urban areas with a population of almost 4 million, it boasts a concentration of activities linked to live music and musicians that is among the highest in southern Europe. The ideal setting for an event dedicated to that most glamorous of instruments: the guitar!

A prestigious location
One of the most important exhibition centres of Northern Italy

Padua is the reference congress centre of Venice and of the whole Italian Northeast, thanks to its strategic position. The Fair is only a 5-minutes walk from the high-speed railway station with direct connections to Europe. Venice, Treviso and Verona airports  can be reached in less than an hour.


What happens at the...

Guitar Show
The Exhibitors

The Guitar Show invites guitar makers and artisans to show their wares along with other instruments, amps and effects for guitar and bass. Producers and distributors of musical instruments and audio tools, music schools, specialist magazines, unpretentious private individuals and collectors.

Who can visit the Event

Everyone! Guitar Show is dedicated to musicians, fans of guitar, bass, amplification and effects, to the curious, and lovers of good music who will not fail to be present at the events three stages.

What you will find

Exhibitors will have the opportunity to meet a new public in one of Italys largest economically important urban areas that is equally significant for the dissemination of music. Members of the public and musicians can lose themselves in a largescale exhibition where they can speak with producers, handle, try, play and sniff around one of the largest collections of instruments ever shown in Italy.