The Tiburtino Carnival takes place between 10th and 28th
February. It is one of the most extraordinary in Latium,
characterized by parades of floats and masked groups.
On 19th March, "Father's day", a day's handicraft-fair
of ancient tradition occurs in Tivoli. It is dedicated
to St.Joseph, patron of the carpenters.
The anniversary of the founding of Tivoli: it is a very
important feast for the 3000-year town that from 5th to
30th Aprii rediscovers itself from an historical and artistic
point of view.
Art exhibitions, cultural and sports events, guided tours
of the most important monuments take place.
On the first Sunday in May the sacred image of the Madonna
of Quintiliolo is carried in procession in the streets of
the Historical Centre as far as the Cathedral where it is
left for three months to be venerated by the faithful. the inhabitants of "contrada Via Maggiore", cover the whole street with allegorical carpets of flowers (so called "Infiorata")
Jazz Festival: it takes place in the first ten days of July
in the squares of the Historical Centre. It particularly
relates to Mediterranean music with a prevailing presence
of Italian artists and authors.
On 10th August the feast of St.Lawrence Martyr, the patron
of Tivoli, is celebrated with a solemn mass and procession.
In the two following days the feast is characterized by
popular games, lotteries, music shows and dancing in the
reasons are to be found in this feast of medieval
tradition. It takes place on 14th and 15th August and recalls
the meeting between the dying Christ and his Mother. The
Virgin and Jesus greet each other with a bow after a solemn
procession ending up in Piazza Trento.
The Pizzutello Festival (Sagra del Pizzutello): from 10th
to 30th September Tivoli exalts its typical product, a grape
of excellent quality.
During the celebration of the "Settembre Tiburtino"
many floats parade
through the streets of the town and masked young people
offer the visitors the delicious "uva corna" (horned
grape). An art exhibition of a high-level characterizes,
every year, the rich calendar of entertainments.
Christmas and New Year's concerts.
A characteristic living natality scene takes place in the
most charming and picturesque streets of the Medieval Historical