There are many cultural events in the city of Naples in all the year. Discover the famous pizzafest, the fest of the patron San Gennaro and the may of the monuments with interesting expositions.
Exiting cultural events in Naples are:
Maggio dei monumenti (May)
In May the most important cultural event of the year takes place in Naples: May of the Monuments. The town reveal itself through exposition, meetings, exhibition, and special events. Many private exhibitions, churches and palaces, which are normally closed during the year, open their doors for the public just for the Maggio dei Monumenti. The entrance is partly free or free for many events.
Event in Naples: Pizzafest “Pizza Village” (June)
The Pizza has its own festival in the town where it was born: each evening during the event Pizza Village there are music, theatre, cabaret, demonstrations, many surprises and naturally… Pizza napoletana. The setting is the beautiful promenade of Via Caracciolo.
San Gennaro (September 19)
The day of the patron of Naples St. Januarius (San Gennaro) and of the blood miracle is an important feast for Naples and the people celebrate it accordingly. The St. Januarius Cathedral (il Dumo di Napoli) is surrounded by stalls selling sweets, cobs and all kinds of curiosities and kitsch.
Christmas Events in Naples
In Naples, Christmas is the celebration of family, smells, lights, and, above all, culinary delicacies. You can enjoy the Neapolitan Christmas from December 8 till January 6. During these 4 weeks you can see in Naples, Bay of Naples and Amalfi Coast many events and traditional entertainments, like nativity scenes exposition, processions, special markets, gastronomical events and indescribable firework display (on December 31).