About Naples Festivals

(Naples, Italy)

The city of Naples has become known for its lively social calendar, with festivals and entertainment for everyone. Highlights during the Naples calendar include street parties, carnivals, religious fiestas and music festivals.

Some of the most popular festivals in Naples include the following events.

Annual Naples Festivals

  • April: Holy Week Celebrations, with a number of colourful carnival parades, including a notable religious procession on Good Friday
  • May: Naples International Music Festival, featuring a range of open-air concerts at the end of the month
  • June: Music Festival, popular music event attracting large crowds, taking place in nearby Ravello
  • July: Feast of St. Anne, held each year of July 26th, where literally hundreds of boat gather to honour the patron saint
  • August: Sea Procession, known for its spectacular fireworks display at Porto Cesareo in Lecce

  • September: Feast of San Gennaro, with plenty of local food, drink and celebrations all over the city of Naples
  • September: Neapolitan Song Contest, taking place at Piedigrotta, including a fireworks display
  • December: Christmas Fairs, with a range of seasonal markets and fairs throughout central Naples

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