What’s On in Abruzzo

Explore & absorb Abruzzo’s mountains and coastline with our guide to the best of local events  #WhatsOnAbruzzo, this week, next week and coming months whether you are in the mountains or by the coast.

Search by dates, by province or by your interests. We will keep adding events but please do feel free to submit a local one to alert our attention to it!

Jul 24 @ 21:15 – 23:30
21:15
Who wouldn’t want an evening with Grammy winning jazz guitarist Pat Metheny to hear…
Teatro Gabriele D'Annunzio
Jul 27 @ 19:30 – Jul 29 @ 23:45
19:30
In the splendid setting of the medieval town of Crecchio there are 3 evenings…
Crecchio
18:00
Sulmona’s famous jousting re-enactment tournament, expect riders to be putting rings on hoops up…
Sulmona
Jul 29 @ 21:15 – Jul 30 @ 00:00
21:15
Rossini’s celebrated opera The Barber of Seville is set for one night in the…
Alba Fucens Amphitheatre
Aug 3 @ 19:00 – Aug 5 @ 23:45
19:00
Montepagano is a stunning medieval hilltop small town that overlooks the coastal town of …
Montepagano
10:00
On the first Sunday of each month, Italy’s museums open their doors for free,…
Multiple Venues
May 1 all-day
00:00
This is the traditional spring clean Teramana soup feast that takes 48 hours to…
Teramo Province
12:00
Abruzzo’s most famous festival!  The small town of Cocullo (AQ) celebrates its patron saint…
Cocullo
May 5 @ 15:00 – May 7 @ 23:30
15:00
The Festa del Perdono in Ortona is a historical re-enactment  which has taken place since the first pardon…
Ortona
May 9 @ 11:00 – May 10 @ 01:00
11:00
Rapino celebrates la Festa della Madonna di Carpineto and the miracle of the rain.…
Rapino
May 23 @ 19:00 – 21:00
19:00
The feast of Banderesi is a historical-folkloric re-enactment that takes place every year in…
Bucchianico
May 25 – May 26 all-day
00:00
The fabled weekend when the majority of wineries across Abruzzo open their cellars for…
Multiple Wineries
May 26 @ 15:30 – 23:30
15:30
Rocca di Mezzo’s stunning floral procession is celebrated on the last Sunday of May…
15:30
Sunday is the best day of Raiano’s cherry festival when the official market of…
Raiano
Jun 15 @ 18:30 – Jun 16 @ 23:45
18:30
Scanno’s baroque church dedicated to Saint Anthony of Padua and is the focal point…
Chiesa S Antonio di Padua
20:00
The town of Barisciano invites you to spend the shortest night of the year…
Barisciano