Festivals & Pageants in Tuscany, Italy | Historical Parades, Food Festivals, Costumed Processions, Ceremonies, Folklore Events


Festivals & Pageants in Tuscany
Historical Parades, Food Festivals, Costumed Processions, Folk Ceremonies

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This is a partial list of local festivals, fairs and costumed events. To verify the exact dates, please contact the local tourist board.
  • Siena: Palio Horse Race and Pageant (July, August).
  • Arezzo: Medieval Pageant and Jousting Tournament (June and September).
  • Florence: Historical Soccer Game and Parade (June).
    Feast of St. John, the Patron Saint (June 24).
    Medieval "Explosion of the Cart" (April).
  • Grosseto: Cowboy Parade and Rodeo (August).
  • Lucca: Medieval Parade and Horse Race (July).
  • Querceta: Renaissance Parade and Horse Race (May).
  • Pisa: Battle of the Bridge, featuring water games on the Arno River (June).
    Regatta of the Great Maritime Republics (Every 4 years in June).
  • San Miniato: Festival of the White Truffle (November).
  • Pescia: Pinocchio's Birthday (May).
  • Pistoia: Historical Parade and Jousting Tournament (July).
  • Carmignano: Historical Parade and Horse Race (September).
  • Prato: Parade and Historical Ball Game (September).
  • Vernio: Polenta Festival (February).
  • Chiusi: Historical Horse Race and Pageant (June).
  • Livorno: Historical Regatta (July ).
  • Massa Marittima: Historical Pageant (May, August).
  • Giglio Island: Historical Regatta (August).
  • Montepulciano: Historical Pageant and Games (August).
  • Florence's Cricket Festival.
  • Porto S. Stefano: Historical Regatta (August)
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