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Local events, festivals and folklore in Reggio Emilia and province

Reggio Emilia

May 9-10, 2020

Spring FAI (Italian Environment Fund) Days

Guided tours in search of unknown places and unexpected findings, accompanied by high-school students of Reggio Emilia. Places to be confirmed. The event has been postponed to May 9-10, 2020 because of the health emergency from Coronavirus.

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April 25-26, October 3-4, 2020

Open dairies

Guided tours in the dairies. In the Consortium of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, via Kennedy 18. The event of April 25-26, 2020 has been cancelled due to Coronavirus.

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May 16, 2020

Museums' European Night

Entertainment for families, installations. "Museums for Equality: Diversity and Inclusion". XVI edition. In the Museum Palace, via Spallanzani 1; Parmeggiani Gallery, corso Cairoli 2; Tricolour Flag Museum, piazza Casotti 1; Ghiara Museum, corso Garibaldi, 44.

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May 30-31, 2020

Open Wineries

National event with guided tours in the wineries. XXVIII Edition.

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June 23, 2020

St. John's Night

Mysteries and traditions on early summer's night.

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September 8, 2020

Giarèda Festival

Trade fair for artistic and traditional crafts. In corso Garibaldi and piazza Gioberti.

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September 19-20, 2020

Reggio Emilia in Flower

Trade fair for plants and flowers. Participation of flower growers from all over Italy. In Piazza Martiri del 7 luglio and Piazza della Vittoria. The event on schedule March 21-22, 2020 has been cancelled to Coronavirus.

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November 24, 2020

St. Prospero Festival

Cultural events and religious ceremonies dedicated to Bishop Prospero, Patron Saint of Reggio Emilia. Market and travelling markets, artistic crafts, gastronomic stands, music, performances. In piazza San Prospero and in the streets of the town centre.

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January 7, 2021

Tricolour Flag Festival

224th anniversary of the proclamation of the National Tricolour Flag. In piazza Prampolini and in the Tricolour Flag Museum, piazza Casotti 1.

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June 4-7, 2020

San Quirino Festival

Art, exhibitions, food and wine, sport, market with stands, handmade and local gastronomic products. In the town centre.

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October 17-18, 2020

San Luca Festival

Market with stands, antiques, display of local gastronomic and handmade products. In corso Mazzini, squares and streets of the town centre.

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April 18-19, 2020

Green Idea

Trade fair for plants, flowers, fruits, art and furniture. In the town centre. XXXIV Edition.

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May 15-17, 2020

Dumpling Festival

Folk festival with gastronomic tastings, performances and historical parade. In the town centre, piazza Mazzini and piazza Matteotti. The theme will be: "Our story: the years from 1900 to 1930". XXXV Edition.

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Quattro Castella

September 24-27, 2020

Matildic Parade. Quattro Castella performs history

Historic parade in traditional old costumes. In the town centre and at Bianello Castle, via Bianello. 55th Edition. The event, scheduled May 28-31, 2020, will take place September 24-27, 2020.

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San Martino in Rio

November 15, 2020

San Martein Festival

Food and wine, medieval and hobbies market, handmade products. In the town centre and Estense Fortress, corso Umberto I. XVII edition.

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