This event dedicated to American horses and western culture is back in Reggio Emilia with a market-exhibition of horses and horseback riding equipment and accessories, as well as competitions and shows with the best European riders in all the western riding specialties. Amazing horse shows. May 16 - 19.
This traditional two wheel event is back in Cesenatico. The main events are the legendary “Nove Colli” and the international expo “Ciclo & Vento” (Cycle and Wind) with the latest in terms of cycling. This event will end with the “Nove Colli Running” and the “Mini Marathon Colli” for kids. May 17-19.
Modena celebrates historic vehicles starting with the passing through of the 1000 Miglia and continuing with themed exhibitions, the Rally of Emilia, an exchange market of vintage cars and motorcycles, parades, and rallies, all leading up to the event Night of Motors and the races on the local city track. May 18 - June 9.
Our overview offers a few suggestions taken from the regional calendars of ongoing and new exhibitions which will guide you along various itineraries through ancient towns and cities of art, for a weekend dedicated to culture and taking it slow.
What not to miss
The concept of "popular" will be taken on with a new approach as part of the 24th edition of this event and this year's theme of "Popular Alchemies". Among the great stars of this festival are Riccardo Muti, Yo-Yo Ma, Martha Argherich, Burt Bacharach and of course a tribute to Secondo Casadei. May 23 - July 14.
The sun warms us, the sky changes color and flowers bloom. What better opportunity than this to take part in the various national exhibition-markets which from Parma to Cattolica will fill the spring air with lovely smells and the squares with great outdoor expos? Until May 26.
Palio, rides, tournaments and competitions, military camps, parades in costume and large quantities of food will invite visitors to go back in time to surprising traditions. A new way to relive ancient splendors or events that determined the course of history in many places throughout our region. Until May 26.
What's going on now
Markets filled with delicacies and traditional crafts held in the historic downtowns offer a great opportunity to dig through the stands and find unusual gifts with which to fill your pockets.
What to do
A full calendar of operas in historic theaters, and also via streaming, a special app for smartphones and tablets, all to discover the places of Verdi and package deals for a melodic vacation.
Spectacular, interesting and even educational. What more could the Region's Parks offer? Not much, and all they are waiting for a visit from you.