Festivals in Puglia 2022

The next festivals in Puglia in 2022, patronal feasts and events, where and when. A selection of the best festivals held throughout Puglia divided by period and event in 2022

The Festivals in Puglia are among the many festivals and food and wine experiences offered by the Puglia Region to which it is possible to participate throughout the year. In Puglia various kinds of parties are organized in order to promote a territory, a product or an idea and to share it with the public.

Festivals in Puglia are very popular throughout the year. Thanks to numerous fine food and wine productions and various excellences, the culinary art is varied and deeply felt throughout the territory.

Festivals in Puglia

One more reason to visit Puglia is due to the large number of local festivals, including the festivals, which are held throughout the year, and which will certainly help to recharge the batteries from days full of activities or tantalize the palate with unique flavors.

The festivals in Puglia that are held throughout the year differ from each other for the type of event they accompany:

  • festivals in Puglia for religious events
  • festivals in Puglia for a gastronomic event
  • festivals in Puglia for traditional events
  • festivals in Puglia for concerts
  • festivals in apulia for fairs
  • festivals in Puglia for competitions
  • festivals in Puglia for competitions
  • festivals in Puglia for seasonal celebrations

Taking a trip to Puglia is the perfect way to recharge with a great variety of natural, cultural and historical sites to explore.

The numerous white sandy beaches and rocky coasts make Puglia a true paradise for sun and sea lovers.

Spring and summer are the perfect time to participate in the evening at festivals by the sea or on walks in historic centers in the hills.

Rain is quite rare in Puglia and for this reason it is ideal to travel to Puglia even in winter.

You can visit the fascinating historic centers of the Apulian villages or explore the breathtaking landscapes on the sea or in the hinterland.

Puglia is a pleasant travel destination all year round thanks to its mild Mediterranean climate.

During the day or in the evening you can participate in events and festivals even in cooler weather.

Festivals in Puglia: the most popular festivals

Among the long series of local festivals in Puglia, the Festivals are those held throughout the year for gastronomic events or seasonal celebrations.

Festivals are among the most popular festivals because in addition to being held independently they are also held throughout the year as an accompaniment to other events and other types of parties.

The most common types of festivals organized in Puglia, including the numerous festivals, are:

  • festivals
  • patronal feasts
  • fairs
  • palio
  • processions
  • races
  • exhibitions
  • competitions
  • markets

These festivals are a fantastic opportunity for everyone to immerse themselves in the local culture and learn about Apulian traditions.

While taking advantage of the festivals and events in Puglia, it is possible to stay in Puglia by renting various types of facilities, from the apartment to the village, from the farms to the villas depending on seasonal availability.

During the off season, of course, you can find many more options to choose from at below average prices.

Festivals in Puglia in MARCH 2022

Festivals in Puglia in MARCH

The feast of San Giuseppe, which falls in the month of March, is a period that is deeply felt by the citizens of Puglia and is publicly celebrated with events of various kinds and in the family with typical sweets such as fried or baked zeppole.

Among the festivals, typical festivals and events held in March in Puglia there are:

  • Pasta and Chickpea Festival: in Lecce and Lizzano in Puglia
  • Zeppola Festival in Cutrofiano in Puglia
  • Processions for the RITE OF FORGIVENESS in Puglia

Pasta and Chickpeas Festival in Puglia: Lecce and Lizzano

The queen of the typical specialties to taste during the Feast of San Giuseppe in Lecce, in addition to the countless specialties, is the "pasta and chickpeas".

During breaks from sacred events, processions and guided tours of the Feast of San Giuseppe, it is possible to stop and taste one of the many Apulian specialties in one of the many bars or on banquets.

Zeppola Festival in Cutrofiano in Puglia

The period of the Feast of San Giuseppe is so intense that you will find everywhere the typical dessert which is fried or baked Zeppola.

The Sagra della Zeppola is held in Cutrofiano, which for enthusiasts represents an unrepeatable moment to visit.

Processions for the RITE OF FORGIVENESS in Puglia

Among the rites of the Holy Week in Puglia you can attend the so-called "Perdoni" which are held in the various churches.

Attending different Forgivenesses would help to forgive your sins but you have to be careful to wait for an odd number of rites for this to happen.

The rites and fairs are surrounded by ancient folklore and traditions.

Among the typical feasts, events and festivals that are held during the Holy Week on the day of the rite of forgiveness in Puglia there are:

  • Passio Christi in the ravine of Ginosa in Puglia
  • Week of crosses in Noicattaro in Puglia
  • Bell Fair in Maglie in Puglia
  • Procession of the Fracchie in San Marco in Lamis in Puglia
  • Procession of the Mysteries in Francavilla Fontana in Puglia

Festivals in Puglia in APRIL 2022

Festivals in Puglia in APRIL

In April we continue with a long series of festivals and outdoor events in Puglia.

The festivals held at the end of Holy Week in Puglia are:

  • Festival of the Cuddrura in Santa Cesarea Terme in Puglia
  • Festival of Tarallucci and Wine in Alberobello in Puglia
  • Calzone Festival in Corato in Puglia
  • Lamb Festival in Faeto in Puglia

Particularly interesting to see during the Holy Week are the Music Competition in Barletta in Puglia, the Puppet Show in Latiano in Puglia, the Festa de Li tea in gravina in Cellino San Marco in Puglia, the Flag-waving competitions in Carovigno. in Puglia.

Among the festivals, typical festivals and events held at the end of April during the Feast of San Giorgio in Puglia there are:

  • San Giorgio Fair in Corigliano d'Otranto in Puglia
  • Festival of the Omelette in Vieste in Puglia
  • Festa del Passa Pass in Turi in Puglia
  • Procession of the Annunciation in Turi in Puglia

Very interesting to follow would also be the Ox Race in Chieuti in Puglia and the Palio on horseback on the beach in Vieste in Puglia.

Festivals in Puglia in MAY 2022

Festivals in Apulien im MAI

Among the parties in the BAT there will be the Music Competition in Barletta in Puglia and the much-felt Infiorata in Andria in Puglia.

The Feast of the SS. Crucifix in Galatone and the Festa Maria Santissima della Serritella in Volturino in Puglia.

The festivals and other most important festivals in May are:

  • Feast of San Nicola in Bari in Puglia
  • Feast of the Medici Saints in Brindisi in Puglia
  • Feast of San Cataldo in Taranto in Puglia
  • Open courtyards in Lecce in Puglia

Among the typical festivals in the month of May in Puglia there are still the Feast of Santa Maria di Merino in Vieste in Puglia, Spring Festival in Cellino San Marco in Puglia, Feast of the Madonna della Croce in Francavilla Fontana in Puglia.

And in order not to miss it again there is the Feast of the Madonna della Fonte in Conversano in Puglia, Feast of Padre Pio in San Giovanni Rotondo in Puglia, Feast of San Filippo Neri in Roseto Val Fortore in Puglia.

Exceptional festivals are held separately such as the Fish Festival in Castro in Puglia, the Panzerotto Festival in Monopoli in Puglia, the Fried Fish Festival in Castro in Puglia, the Sagra de lu Pesce in Porto Cesareo in Puglia and the Asparagus Festival in Candela in Puglia

Very characteristic and beautiful to wait for are also the events Open courtyards in Lecce in Puglia and the Leverano Cherry Fair in Puglia.

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