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
- This event has passed.
Arsita: Valfino al Canto
Wednesday 9 August 2023 @ 17:00 - Friday 11 August 2023 @ 23:30 CESTFree
Arsita’s folk music festival, Valfino al Canto is a must-visit if you are in Abruzzo between the 9th-11th August. It’s an incredible 3-day event, with musicians and bands from across Italy and Europe participating. Together each evening, they busk on street corners and play on stages to create the biggest folk music event in central and southern Italy! Each night begins with a wonderful musical parade through the town. The food is excellent and this year there is an optional vegan menu too!
There is nothing nostalgic about this festival as traditional music is still an integral part of Italian rural life, with multiple generations of families descending on the country for three days to share and learn folk songs.
The organisation provides a FREE CAMPING area, equipped with toilets a few steps from the heart of the festival open from 18:00 on 8 August until 15:00 on 12 August.
The food and wine STANDS will be open from 19:00 each day.
Footage the Life In Abruzzo Team
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.
If you would like to add your community event(s) to the Life In Abruzzo calendar, simply fill in the form to give us your suggestion!