Explore the best of our Abruzzo Event calendar this week and this month with our handy list of sagre, feste and events in Chieti, Pescara, Teramo and L’Aquila provinces. Click on any of the map’s pins to discover each fun-filled Abruzzo event that is local to you or deserving of a road trip!   Alternatively, on the desktop version, scroll through the event flyers on the right and click thru to discover the event’s full details.

Reviews and Year List

To read our reviews of events and regional-wide events click here and a list of the key sagre in Abruzzo.

Opi: Fiaccolata, Polentata e Vin Brule’

Opi Via S. Giovanni, Opi, AQ

The small community of Opi dress up in traditional clothes at dusk and with hand-held flickering torches feast and light up the night the day after Epiphany. 

Francavilla al Mare – Focaracci

Francavilla P.zza SS Angeli Custodi Francavilla al Mare, Francavilla al Mare, Chieti, Italy

Francavilla al Mare celebrates the 7th of December with the tradition of Focaracci as a vigil for Immaculate Conception Day.

Collelongo: 𝑰 𝑭𝒂𝒗𝒐̀𝒓𝒆 𝒅𝒆𝒍𝒍❜𝑰𝒎𝒎𝒂𝒄𝒐𝒍𝒂𝒕𝒂

Collelongo Piazza della Chiesa, Collelongo, L'Aquila, Italy

Collelongo: 𝑰 𝑭𝒂𝒗𝒐̀𝒓𝒆 𝒅𝒆𝒍𝒍❜𝑰𝒎𝒎𝒂𝒄𝒐𝒍𝒂𝒕𝒂 is the town's fire rite celebration to welcome the arrival of Immaculate Conception Day on the 8th December with the burning of a 'blessed' bonfire as a vigil on the 7th December. 

Event Series Ndocciata di Agnone

Ndocciata di Agnone

Agnone Corso di Agnone, Agnone, Molise, Italy

Ndocciata di Agnone is  an event that takes place on 8 and 24 December, consisting of a parade of huge torches (handcrafted silver fir trunks filled with broom), along the course of the city that is lined with locals to create a river of fire!

We will do our best to keep this calendar up to date, however in the case of last-minute cancellations due to adverse weather conditions, Covid outbreaks and so forth this may not always be possible.  In these cases, you should contact the event organiser for a refund as we are not responsible for the events on the calendar, only compiling them into an easy list.  As soon as we have news from an organiser when any event will be rescheduled we will update the calendar accordingly.

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