15.24 SEPT 2017


Different countries, different people, different languages, different recipes. Different music, different shows.
A festival different from the others, because is unique, as the sea in San Vito is.
Welcome diversity, because diversity enriches us and we have to take care of it.

Cous cous fest is the festival of cultural integration, this year in his 20th edition. A celebration of the diverse flavors of each culture in wich the main ingredient is cous cous as peaceful plate, the traditional middle-eastern meal that can unify people and cultures all over the world.



Cous cous
Cooking Shows
The competition
Cous cous challenges
The show
Free shows and concerts
The sea
San Vito Lo Capo


Become a member of the jury

Popular Jury
Each of our two contests, Italian and international championship, has two different juries, the technical and the popular one. More than hundred people can take part of the popular jury and taste the plates cooked by the challenging chefs. In order to be a member of the popular jury you have to buy the ticket, available at the PalaBia in San Vito Lo Capo.

Tickets Popular Jury
Semi-finals 15€ / Final 20€

Tasting cous cous

Tastings at Cous Cous Village
More than thirty cous cous recipes are served every day from 12 PM to midnight in the Cous Cous Houses in the streets and on the beach of San Vito. At Cous cous fest’s ticket offices it’s possible to buy a tasting ticket that includes a plate of cous cous, a glass of wine or a drink and a dessert.

Tasting Ticket 10€

Cooking Show with tastings
Furthermore, it’s possible taking part in cooking shows and tasting delicious cous cous dishes cooked by famous chefs. At PalaBia a lot of chefs will present a plate and the public will be able to taste it. For every show a different ticket is needed. Seats are limited.

Ticket Cooking Show 10€

Opportunities for your business

Book an exibition space
Cous Cous Village is like a colorful suq in which everyone can discover Mediterranean handicraft and culture. Between typical products and traditional craftmanship the visitor will feel the essence of diversity and integration and will be able to understand Mediterranean culture in a multi-sensory experience.

Become a sponsor of Cous Cous Fest

Main sponsor, Official sponsor or Supporter. Our Festival can give your brand the exposure you need. Many important brands in the past editions have sponsored Cous Cous Fest.


How to reach San Vito

By plane 
90 km from Palermo’s Falcone e Borsellino Airport / 65 km from Trapani’s Vincenzo Florio Airport
By boat
120 Km from the port of Palermo/ 45 Km from the port of Trapani
By car
From Palermo: highway A29 (Palermo – Mazara del Vallo) – Exit Castellammare del Golfo 45 Km – SS 187 to San Vito lo Capo – exit bivio Lentina SP 16 / From Trapani: SS 187 to San Vito lo Capo – Exit bivio Lentina SP 16
By bus
Palermo – San Vito Lo Capo: Russo Buses / Trapani – San Vito Lo Capo: AST Buses