Montepulciano Events and Festivals Calendar 2022

Immerse yourself in the Italian culture by experiencing the best Montepulciano events, festivals, and theater for 2022.

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.

montepulciano events and festival calendar 2021/2022

FEBRUARY 2022

Carnival in Montepulciano 2022

Carnival in Montepulciano 2022

Sunday February 27, 2022

Piazza Grande & the Fortress of 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.

MARCH 2022

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Gran Fondo New York Italy 2022

To be announced

Montepulciano and Torrita di Siena

Montepulciano and Torrita di Siena are pleased to host the Gran Fondo New York Italy. This international cycling race is 110 km in length and takes place throughout the scenic Tuscan countryside, one of Italy’s most beautiful courses.

MORE ABOUT GFNY MONTEPULCIANO

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Preview of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 2022

Anteprima del Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 2022

Wednesday. March 23, 2022 – Thursday March 24, 2022

Piazza Grande & the Fortress of 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.

APRIL 2022

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Chocolate Festival in Montepulciano 2022

Cioccolando in Montepulciano 2022

To be announced

Piazza Grande & the Fortress of Montepulciano

Cioccolando in Montepulciano is a chocolate lover’s dream! This 2-day chocolate festival, held in Piazza Grande in Montepulciano, welcomes chocolate artisans from all over Italy. Come participate in chocolate workshops, recipe and cooking presentations, and additional shows and attractions. Best of all, visit the many chocolate artisans selling their handcrafted chocolates to indulge your sweet tooth!

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Easter Festival in Montepulciano 2022

To be announced

Montepulciano

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.

MORE ABOUT THE MONTEPULCIANO EASTER FESTIVAL

MAY 2022

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Fiera di Sant’Agnese 2022

Sunday, May 1, 2022

Montepulciano

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.

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Cantine Aperte 2022

To be announced

Montepulciano

Held in late May, the Cantine Aperte is dedicated to everything wine and organized by the Tuscan Wine Tourism Movement. This perfect wine tasting event provides the opportunity to visit numerous wine cellars, let the winemakers share their secrets, and taste the incredible locally-made Italian wines.

JULY 2022

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Cantiere Internazionale d’Arte 2022

To be announced

Historic Center of Montepulciano

The prestigious Cantiere Internazionale d’Arte (International Art Workshop) is the spotlight of July. This month-long event is a feast of music, art, theater, and dance with performances Montepulciano and the surrounding hilltop towns.

MORE ABOUT THE MONTEPULCIANO CANTIERE INTERNAZIONALE D’ARTE

AUGUST 2022

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Montepulciano Calici di Stelle 2022

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

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.

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Montepulciano Bravio delle Botti 2022

Sunday, August 28, 2022

Montepulciano

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.

MORE ABOUT THE MONTEPULCIANO BRAVIO

SEPTEMBER 2022

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Montepulciano Run 2022

September 30 – October 2, 2022

Montepulciano

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.

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OCTOBER 2022

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Olive Oil and Autumn Flavours Festival 2022

To be announced

Montepulciano

October brings the harvest of oil-rich olives used to make the highest quality extra virgin olive oil. What better way to celebrate the annual harvest than with the Olive Oil and Autumn Flavours Festival.

MONTEPULCIANO CHRISTMAS MARKET 2022

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Christmas Market in Montepulciano 2022

November 19, 2022 – January 6, 2023

Montepulciano

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!

MORE ABOUT THE MONTEPULCIANO CHRISTMAS MARKET

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