Feste Vigiliane

The Feste Vigiliane, dedicated to San Vigilio, the patron saint of the city, turn the historical city centre into an old medieval village with historical flashbacks, lively games, cultural events, music and shows.

One of the most eagerly awaited events of the summer 

The festivities held in honour of the Patron Saint offer a rich calendar of events that animate the main places of the city of Trento, with shows for young and old, music, food and wine, tradition and lots of entertainment: from Piazza Fiera to Piazza Duomo, passing through Piazza S. Maria Maggiore, Piazza Cesare Battisti, Piazza Dante and the main streets of the historic centre. Without of course forgetting historical sites such as the Buonconsiglio Castle and Palazzo Thun, as well as the S. Martino and Le Albere neighbourhood.

The most deeply rooted traditions

The main events of the Feste Vigiliane have always been the Corteo Storico (historical procession), the Tribunale della Penitenza (criminal court), the historical showing of waterboarding (la Tonca) in the Adige river, the Palio dell'Oca which is a traditional raft competition, the fireworks and much more.

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Festivals and big events

Il Festival dello Sport

A unique festival of great champions and unforgettable experiences to discover all the ways of experiencing sport. Four days, rich and intense, with protagonists of great national and international sport.


Festival dell'Economia

A rich programme of meetings, events, talks and keynotes that will be attended by opinion leaders of national and international relevance and prominent personalities including scientists and researchers, representatives of civil society and institutions, economists, entrepreneurs, managers and representatives of the most important academic realities in Italy and worldwide during the four days in June in which Trento and its Festival will become the centre of economic and social debate at an international level.


Agricultural Show

Two days of events, workshops, food and wine tasting for an event that has now entered the history of the city of Trento and is the spring appointment par excellence. It is an event eagerly awaited by citizens, farmers and breeders: a true spring festival for the people of Trento.


Trento-Bondone hill climb

The longest and oldest hill climb in the European circus, starting in Trento and finishing in Vason on Monte Bondone, seven hairpin bends of pure adrenaline. An unmissable event for motor lovers.


Autumnus - the fruits of the earth

The festival of Trentino excellence recognised and esteemed nationally and internationally, an attraction for enthusiasts and experts, but also for the curious who want to discover the scents, colours and flavours of the best local food and wine products.


Trento Film Festival

Founded in 1952, Trento Film Festival is the oldest international film festival dedicated to the mountains, adventure and exploration.


Trentodoc Festival

Three days to discover the classic method sparkling wine made only with grapes from Trentino: tastings, talks and meetings with sommeliers, chefs, oenologists and winegrowers.