In the resort of Val Vibrata and the nearby Marches are held important civil and religious events. Alba Adriatica, in early August, is colored by lights and sounds with the Alba Carnaval, lively summer carnival on the seafront, with parades of floats, masquerades, dances, music and fireworks finale. Corropoli. in late July, comes alive with the Palio delle Botti: guide the empty barrels, are rolled through the streets, popular games, street performers and parade of Pentecost Celestine. Various religious and civil rites recall the visits of the farmers to the abbey of St. Mary of Mejulano.

In late August, in Sant'Omero, belly laughs with the National Festival of the Comedy Theatre, attended by well-known artists and television. Sant'Egidio alla Vibrata, the Sunday of Carnival and Fat Tuesday, is animated by the parade of floats prepared by the various neighborhoods. The procession through the historic center, reaching the main square, where the masks entertain audiences with skits and awarding of the wagon better.

In Tortoreto Lido, in the days around the 15th of August, celebrations of Our Lady of the Sea of ​​the Assumption, with religious and civil rites, the race of the sandcastle, solemn procession to the sea and the city streets, raffle, music and dancing. Grand finale fireworks display over the sea.

Tortoreto, on the third Sunday of August, relive the glories of the past in the Palio del Barone, a reenactment set in 1234, when the town was under the rule of the Barons faithful to the Emperor Frederick II of Swabia. The event includes performances medieval challenge between the two districts of Terravecchia and Newfoundland, historical games, winning the drape of victory. Entertain audiences musicians, jugglers, dancers and fakirs.

Ascoli Piceno back over the centuries, through the famous Quintana, which is held the second Saturday of July, in honor of Our Lady of Peace, and the first Sunday of August, in honor of the Patron Saint Emidio, protector against earthquakes. Archery competitions, big parade in medieval costumes, jousting of the districts (city districts) who compete for prizes, tambourines, trumpets and flag bearers, reading of the proclamation, carrying tourists in another era.

On August 5, the city celebrates the patron Saint Emidio with religious rites, stalls, a solemn procession with the statue of the saint and relic of the arm, visiting his tomb in the crypt of the cathedral, bingo in the square, and magnificent fireworks.

The third weekend of each month (except July and August), in the historic center, the colorful and lively market Antique dealer. In nearby San Benedetto del Tronto, in June, August, Easter and Epiphany, big flea market The Old and the Palms.




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