Top events in Italy

April
21

Not every city celebrates its birthday, but Rome does on 21 April each year. It was Romulus, suckled by a she-wolf as an infant, who went on to...

April
27

Once capital of the Western Roman Empire, the city of Ravenna hosts a summer festival of classical music each year in its many impressive theatres...

April
29

 May of the Monuments is a month-long, citywide cultural festival dedicated to celebrating Naples’ rich artistic and architectural...

Italy Public Holidays

Below are listed Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period.

Public holiday note

In addition, local feast days are held in honour of town patron saints, generally without closure of shops and offices. These include:

Turin
/Genoa/Florence: 24 Jun (St John the Baptist).
Milan: 7 Dec (St Ambrose).
Siena: 2 Jul and 16 Aug, Palio horserace.
Venice: 25 Apr (St Mark).
Bologna: 4 Oct (St Petronius).
Naples: 19 Sep (St Gennaro).
Bari: 6 Dec (St Nichola).
Palermo: 15 Jul (St Rosalia).
Rome: 29 Jun (St Peter).
Trieste: 3 Nov (St Giusto).

2014

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2014
January
06
Epiphany
Start date:
6 January 2014
April
21
Easter Monday
Start date:
21 April 2014
April
25
Liberation Day
Start date:
25 April 2014
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2014
June
02
Republic Day
Start date:
2 June 2014
August
15
Assumption
Start date:
15 August 2014
October
25
All Saints' Day
Start date:
25 October 2014
December
08
Immaculate Conception
Start date:
8 December 2014
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2014
December
26
St Stephen's Day
Start date:
26 December 2014

2015

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2015
January
06
Epiphany
Start date:
6 January 2015
April
06
Easter Monday
Start date:
6 April 2015
April
25
Liberation Day
Start date:
25 April 2015
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2015
June
02
Republic Day
Start date:
2 June 2015
August
15
Assumption
Start date:
15 August 2015
November
01
All Saints' Day
Start date:
1 November 2015
December
08
Immaculate Conception
Start date:
8 December 2015
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2015
December
26
St Stephen's Day
Start date:
26 December 2015
Edited by Jane Duru
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