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Folklore and festivals

Local events, festivals and folklore in Reggio Emilia and province

Reggio Emilia

September 3-8, 2019

Giarèda Festival

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

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September 15, 2019

XX European Day of the Jewish Culture

The theme of this edition is: "Dreams. A stairway to the sky". In the Synagogue, via dell'Aquila 3/a, and in the Jewish Cemetery, via della Canalina.

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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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September 11-15, 2019

Grapes Festival

Folk festival dedicated to the grapes. In piazza XX Luglio and Aia del Mandorlo. 50th Edition.

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September 8, 2019

Bull Festival

Trade fair for craftmade, food and wine, biological and wellness products. In piazza Zanti and neighbouring streets.

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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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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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San Martino in Rio

October 6, 2019

Grapes-pressing Festival

Free tastings of the best productions of wines from local wineries, sale of typical gastronomic products, opening of Estense Fortress and the Museum for Agriculture and Rural World with guided tours. In the town centre and Estense Fortress, corso Umberto I. XVI Edition.

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