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June 2019

Genzano (Rome): Flower Festival

June 21 - June 23
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 21 of June, repeating indefinitely

Genzano, Via Italo Belardi Rome Italy + Google Map

The people in the town of Genzano, to the south of Rome, are gathering for the annual infiorata, a three-day flower festival that coincides with the religious holiday of Corpus Christi, aka Corpus Domini, 60 days after Easter. The tradition, celebrated since 1778, calls for a rug made entirely of flowers and flower petals that covers over 20,000 squared feet. This year's guest artist is a Roman-born sculptor by the name of Lorenzo Quinn, son of famous Hollywood actor, Anthony…

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July 2019

Rome: Estate Romana

July 1 - September 30
Free

If you're looking for something to fill a summer night in Rome, look to Estate Romana. The summer festival hosts over 150 events and takes place all over Rome's parks, squares and art galleries film screenings in various historic and beautiful venues such as Isola Tiberina, Villa Lazzaroni and Arena della Biblioteca Renato Nicolini. Other events include concerts, sports, children's games, and theatre performances and this year's Shakespeare Horror Story offers the crowd a full immersion experience exploring the darkest most…

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August 2019

Goblets of Stars

August 2 - August 11

Goblets of Stars (Calici di Stelle) is a wine event held annually across Italy on the night of and the week leading up to the Feast of San Lorenzo, a night that is historically lit up with shooting stars, interpreted as the tears of San Lorenzo. Evening concerts, parades, and events celebrating wine are held in piazzas across the country. Dream of Italy is a membership website and award-winning travel publication publishing 170 issues since 2002. Get a free issue…

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Rome: Miracle of the Madonna of the Snow

August 5 @ 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Basilica Santa Maria Maggiore, Piazza di Santa Maria Maggiore, 42
Rome, Italy
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According to legend, in 352 AD, a rich and bored Roman gentleman experienced a vivid dream in which the Virgin Mary told him that a certain hill in Rome would be covered in snow in the morning, and that he should then use his money to build a church on that site. Being that Rome was deep in a steamy summer in the beginning of August, the gentleman didn't think much of this prophecy, but decided to test it out…

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Rome: Feast of San Lorenzo

August 10
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Basilica di San Lorenzo, Via Tiburtina
Rome, Italy
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The martyrdom of San Lorenzo is celebrated in Rome with fireworks and celebrations throughout the area around his crypt on the Via Tiburtina, where he was killed in 258 AD. The patron saint of librarians, firemen, bakers, and other professions whose jobs involve fire and roasting, San Lorenzo's association with such incendiary professions is certainly a disturbing one -- His martyrdom is said to have occurred by slowly being roasted on a gridiron by the troops of the Emperor, and,…

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Ferragosto

August 15 - August 29
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 15 of August, repeating indefinitely

It's the summer and in August many Italians are looking forward to Ferragosto which starts on August 15th. It's known as a two-week vacation period with roots in the ancient Rome. When Emperor Augustus invented the feriae Augusti to mark the end harvest he also made it a moment that signified a period of well-deserved rest. Later, during the fascist regime, this time of the year was used to promote travel within the country, including discounts on train voyages to see…

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September 2019

Viterbo: Festa di Santa Rosa

September 3
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 3 of September, repeating indefinitely

Unnamed Venue Viterbo, Italy + Google Map
Free

If you happen to be in Rome on the third day of September, catch the train to Viterbo for the Festa di Santa Rosa, the festival of the city's patron saint. Thousands flock to see one hundred facchini, or strongmen, carry a 90-foot tall, four-ton macchina - an obelisk-shaped statue - of the Santa Rosa through the winding streets of the city. The tradition began hundreds of years ago, with the statue becoming progressively larger and heavier until the 19th…

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Rome: Taste of Roma

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - September 22 @ 11:00 pm
Auditorium Parco della Musica, Viale Pietro De Coubertin, 30
Rome, Italy
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17.20€

The largest restaurant festival in Rome takes place at the Auditorium Parco della Musica with the participation of a dozen of Rome's best restaurants and 20 master chefs coming from all over Italy. Attendees can enjoy gourmet courses, cooking schools, show-cooking and wine tasting. Dream of Italy is a membership website and award-winning travel publication publishing 170 issues since 2002. Get a free issue to see what we are all about. Join now to access them all. Let our expert travel…

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European Heritage Days

September 21 - September 22
Free

European Heritage Days began in France in 1954 as a way to celebrate the European continent. Celebrations are arranged across Italy, with different themes for each country every year. Free admission to museums, archaeological sites, concerts and theater invite Europeans and visitors to discover the heritage and culture of Italy. Dream of Italy is a membership website and award-winning travel publication publishing 170 issues since 2002. Get a free issue to see what we are all about. Join now to…

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October 2019

Rome Film Festival

October 17 - October 27
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 17 of October, repeating indefinitely

Auditorium Parco della Musica, Viale Pietro De Coubertin, 30
Rome, Italy
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5€

Rome's International Film Festival, with 80 films shown in five categories, has 50 judges awarding prizes of 200,000€ to the best film, best actor and best actress. The festival is free and should you desire a cinematic experience, you can purchase tickets for 5€. Dream of Italy is a membership website and award-winning travel publication publishing 170 issues since 2002. Get a free issue to see what we are all about. Join now to access them all. Let our expert…

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