In Vitorchiano

EVENTS

january – Festa di Sant’Antonio Abate
Holy Mass and blessing of animals and agricultural machinery in Umberto I square.

january and february – Carnevale Vitorchianese
Parade of allegorical wagons and masked groups organized by Associazione Carnevale Vitorchianese.

march or april – Processione del Venerdì Santo
Procession on the streets of the city with the image of the dead Christ.

may 8 – Festa di San Michele Arcangelo
Celebrations in honor of the patron Saint of Vitorchiano composed of religious and recreational events including the final fireworks show. Feature is the “Poggiata”, a picnic meeting in a camp near the hermitage of San Michele, where the whole population participates and the evocative procession carry the “Cristi”, three large wood crucifixes adorned with colored paper flowers.

may 31 – Festa della Madonna
Procession on the streets of the city with the image of Our Lady and her Child.

june 13- Festa di Sant’Antonio da Padova
Celebrations in the Convento di Sant’Antonio, procession with the image of the Saint and traditional dinner inside the palace with a final fireworks show.

june – Peperino in fiore
Exhibition show of professional workers and various artists in the production of peperino with floral arrangements.

june – Festa di Sant’Amanzio martire
Celebrations in honor of Sant’Amanzio with the procession in the historic district of the relics of the Saint along an inflorate way.

june – Solennità del Corpus Domini
Procession in the historic district with the Blessed Sacrament and evocative flowery along the streets in conjunction with the celebrations of the Associazione AVIS.

giugno – Notte Rosa
A party night with cultural and folklore events, exhibitions and gastronomic experiences in the historic district decorated in pink.

luglio – Rassegna teatrale “Fidelitas”
Two weeks of thater performances, staged by amateur crew from all over Italy.

july- Concerti estivi
Music events organized by Banda Musicale “Fedeli di Vitorchiano”.

august 14 – Festa di Santa Maria Assunta
An enchanting procession in the streets of the city with the image of the Our Lady kept in an 18th century “machine-work”.

august- Sagra del cavatello
Tasting in the square of the cavatelli, typical pasta with the mixture of water and flour, seasoned with a special tomato sauce and fennel.

august- Cene in piazza
Tasting in the square of several typical dishes of Vitorchiano, all weekends of the month.

september 29 – Festa di San Michele delle vendemmie
Celebrations in honor of the Saint, which traditionally closes the harvest season.

december – Natale Vitorchianese
Cribs in the cellars of the historic district, concert of the Banda Musicale “Fedeli di Vitorchiano” and events organized by the various associations.