Indicative list of events and festivals in Italy’s FVG Region

MONTHPERIODDESCRIPTIONSITE
NovemberThird Sundaythe antique market - Trieste AntiquaTrieste
From Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th Santa Caterina street fairUdine - Piazza Primo Maggio
DecemberChristmas fairsTrieste
Krampus show. Fairy tale mythical monsters
from the Dolomite region parading.
Pontebba
Start of Decembersaint's fair
Andrew and èstoria. Street fair.
Gorizia
January6 JanuaryRun of the Bora, 8-21-57-164 km trails on the Karst
between Italy and Slovenia
Trieste
FebruaryCarnivalMuggia
Trieste
Venezia
March1st weekend Italy's only olive oil only fairTrieste
Last weekend UNESCO cities marathon Cividale
Palmanova
Aquileia
April3rd weekend European street markedTrieste
end of April, start of MayWine festivalCasarsa
3rd weekend Open castles
Last day of AprilMay festivalSan Dorligo Trieste
End of AprilOrange Wine FestivalIsola Slovenia
MayLast weekend Open wine cellars
2 midweekends "Sapori Pro Loco" food festivalCodroipo
June1st weekend open wine cellarsSlovenia
2nd weekend wine festival, 400 Italian wines for tastingButtrio
2nd weekend Vitovska Mara - Local white wine 'vitovska' and food tasting
in the sea-facing Duino Castle
Trieste
3nd weekend San Daniele ham festival
Area di Festa sports events
San Daniele
Last week of June
First week of July
Folkest. International folk music festival. Spilimbergo
Udine
Gorizia
JulyMid two weekends Sauris speck festivalSauris
15 July - 15 August'Triest'Estate': a month with concertsTrieste
Mid JulyMittelFest. Cultural festival with many concertsCividale
First SundayPerdòn di Barbana. 800 year old traditional
boat procession.
Grado
August15 AugustFerragosto. The most holiday-day for the Italians.
15 AugustMedieval festival Cividale
Mid AugustMedieval festival Spilimbergo
15 AugustMedieval festival Cormons
September2nd weekend Friuli Doc. Regional food street festival
500.000 attending.
Udine
4th weekend "Gusti di Frontiere". Food from all continents street festival. 700.000 attending.Gorizia
1st weekend Historic festivalPalmanova
3rd week Pordenone legge.
Litterary festival with many internal authors present.
Pordenone
3rd week Apple festivalTolmezzo
October on the 2nd Sunday Barcolana sailing regatta 2000 boatsTrieste
Truffle festivalIstria Croatia
3 weekendsChestnust festival Faedis (Udine)
3rd weekend Open castles
End of October Coffee FestivalTrieste
End of October jazz and wine festivalCormons