Emila – Romagna Festivals

Emilia Romagna festivals

This is a partial list of local festivals, fairs and costumed events. To verify the exact dates, please contact the local tourist board.


  • Cervia Marriage of the Sea Pageant (Ascension Day, May).
  • Grazzano Visconti Medieval Outdoor Banquet (2nd Saturday in July).
    Medieval Parade and Jousting Tournament (last Sunday in May).
  • Faenza Niballo Palio Jousting Tournament (June).
  • Brisighella Various Medieval Feasts and Pageants (last 10 days of July).
  • Faenza International ceramics show (July).
  • Ferarra Palio di San Giorgio Medieval Parade and Race (last Sunday in May).
  • Cesenatico Reenactment of Garibaldi’s Embarkation (August).
  • Forlimpopoli Medieval Parade and Horse Race (September).
  • S. Piero in Bagno Palio dei Fuochi Neighborhood Pageants (September).
  • Modena Week of Festivities in Honor of the d’Este Family (July).

    Later half of April. Annual fair, agricultural, artisan, and provincial industry show.

  • Bardi Banquet in the Castle (August).
  • Ravenna Carnival Parade (February).
    Reenactment of a Medieval Town (July).
  • Bologna Procession of the Madonna di San Luca (Ascension Day).