Montepulciano Events and Festivals Calendar 2023
Montepulciano is home to some of the best events, festivals, and theater in Italy for 2023.
The calendar below contains just a few of our favorites. During your stay at Fonte Martino bed and breakfast, we will happily update you on current local events.
Although we frequently update the calendar, it is possible for event and festival dates to change.
Carnival in Montepulciano 2023
Sunday February 19, 2023
Piazza Grande e la Rocca di Montepulciano
Each year, Carnival is celebrated in Montepulciano on the Sunday before Mardi Gras. The festivities begin with a parade through the streets of Montepulciano. Participants are dressed in elaborate costumes and beautiful masks and afterwards, there is a wonderful Carnival party in Piazza Grande with shows for children.
Preview of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 2023
Anteprima del Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 2023
Saturday February 18, 2023 – Monday February 20, 2023
Piazza Grande e la Rocca di Montepulciano
Join more than 45 wine producers from Montepulciano for the Anteprima del Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, a preview of the most recent vintage of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. One of the most recognized events, discover why wine is rooted in the Italian culture, enjoy wine tastings, and visit incredible wineries with visitors from all over the world.
Easter Festival in Montepulciano 2023
Saturday April 8, 2023 – Monday April 24, 2023
This annual 2-week event celebrates the Easter season with enchanting music concerts held in the picturesque churches and theaters of Montepulciano. Enjoy live music performances in Montepulciano, one of the most beautiful corners of Tuscany known for its incredible food, wine, and beautiful landscapes.
MAGGIORI INFORMAZIONI SUL FESTIVAL DI PASQUA DI MONTEPULCIANO
Fiera di Sant’Agnese 2023
Monday, May 1, 2023
Every May 1st, Montepulciano celebrates Labor Day with a festival in honor of Sant’Agnese. It starts with a historic procession through the ancient streets of Montepulciano celebrating the Saint. Afterwards, enjoy the local festival where you can indulge in tasty street food, shop at the many stands of vendors selling their curiosities, and enjoy a fun loving amusement park.
Cantiere Internazionale d’Arte 2023
Centro storico di Montepulciano
The Cantiere Internazionale d’Arte (International Art Workshop) has some of the best performances in Italy. This month-long event is a feast of music, art, theater, and dance with performances in Montepulciano and the surrounding hilltop towns.
MAGGIORI INFORMAZIONI SUL MONTEPULCIANO CANTIERE INTERNAZIONALE D'ARTE
Montepulciano Calici di Stelle 2023
Thursday, August 10, 2023
Piazza Grande, Montepulciano
Calici di Stelle is one of the most anticipated mid-summer wine lovers’ events of the year. Enjoy exclusive tastings of locally produced wines along the cobbled streets of Montepulciano. There will also be a vast market of art, antiques, and live concerts under the stars. Experience incredible exhibitions by the Flag Throwers and Drummers of Montepulciano.
Montepulciano Bravio delle Botti 2023
Sunday, August 27, 2023
The Bravio delle Botti is an annual wine barrel race held in Montepulciano since 1974. The 8 Contrada (neighborhoods) of Montepulciano compete by rolling 176 pound (80 kg) wine barrels up the steeply inclined streets for over 1km in the historic center. Join the festivities of this major competition and cheer for your favorite Contrada.
Montepulciano Run 2023
Friday, September 29, 2023 – Monday, October 1, 2023
The Montepulciano Run is a three-day sporting event includes competitive and non-competitive events set in the beautiful landscape of the Tuscan countryside. There are walking, jogging, and running events for everyone to participate in – from the athlete to the enthusiast, enjoy participating among the vineyards and hills surrounding Montepulciano.
Olive Oil and Autumn Flavours Festival 2023
Ottobre porta la raccolta delle olive ricche di olio utilizzate per produrre olio extravergine di oliva di altissima qualità. Quale modo migliore per festeggiare la vendemmia annuale se non con la Festa dell'Olio e dei Sapori d'Autunno.
MONTEPULCIANO CHRISTMAS MARKET 2023
Christmas Market in Montepulciano 2023
Saturday, November 18, 2023 – Saturday, January 6, 2024
Montepulciano is home to a festive Christmas Market with almost 100 vendors selling handcrafted items, delicatessen products, decorations and gifts. With the streets magically illuminated by twinkling lights, you will think you stepped back in time. Enjoy being entertained by the angelic carolers and of course Santa’s Castle shouldn’t be missed!
MAGGIORI INFORMAZIONI SUL MERCATINO DI NATALE DI MONTEPULCIANO
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