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Folklore and festivals

Local events, festivals and folklore in Reggio Emilia and province

Reggio Emilia

June 19, 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 2019

Pink Wednesdays

Performances with musicians, dancers and buskers in streets, squares and courtyards. In the town centre. X Edition.

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September 4-8, 2019

Giareda Festival

Trade fair for artistic and traditional crafts. In corso Garibaldi and piazza Gioberti. In corso Garibaldi and piazza Gioberti; September 7-8 also in piazza Roversi and via Farini. XXXX Edition.

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October 5-6, 2019

Open dairies

Guided tours in the dairies. In the Consortium of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, via Kennedy 18.

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November 24, 2019

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, 2020

Tricolour Flag Festival

223rd anniversary of the proclamation of the National Tricolour Flag. In piazza Prampolini.

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June 23, 2020

St. John's Night

Mysteries and traditions on early summer's night.

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October 26-27, 2019

Autumn Festival - Balsamic Cracklings

Flavours, meetings, tastings, traditions. Exhibitions, workshops, gastronomic stands, old crafts. In piazza Cavicchioni.

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October 19-20, 2019

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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August 8-29, 2019

Wheat Festival

Old crafts festival. In locality Olmo, via Isonzo 3. XXXVI Edition.

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September 28-29, 2019

Lost Plants and Animals

Market of traditional types of fruits, flowers, vegetables, vegetable seeds and rural animals. Market of typical and forgotten food and wine biological products. In the town centre. XXIII Edition.

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July 26-28, 2019

Miss Blues Watermelon - At table with Blues

Blues and roots concerts, street artists, gastronomic stands, games, markets, fruit and vegetable carvers, old crafts, tractors, workshops and performances for children, competition for the sugary degree and taste, parade of floats of the giant watermelons, competition for the heaviest watermelon. In piazza Unità d'Italia. XV Edition.

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September 21-22, 28-29, 2019

Pumpkin Festival

Gastronomic event dedicated to the pumpkin. In the town centre and in Parco Salici, via IV Novembre. XXIV Edition.

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