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Festivals

Fairs

January

Valderice Second week of February

Carnival 
With a parade of floats and groups in fancy dress
At 3.30 pm departure from Cubastacca and arrival to Immacolatella
The event is organized from Comune di Valderice Tel. 329/ 0282004


March 

Dattilo/Trapani From 16 to 19 March

Saint Giuseppe’s feast
with a procession about the Saint Giuseppe ‘s life and the distribution of the typical bread
The event is organized from “I trovators”


Paceco From 16 to 19 March

Saint Giuseppe’s feast
with a procession about the Saint Giuseppe ‘s life and the distribution of the typical bread
At 5.00 pm. Porto Salvo Square Tel. 0923/401111
The event is organized from Comune di Paceco


Marettimo Island From 18 to 20 March

Saint Giuseppe’s feast
With traditions, a particular lunch and the distribution of the typical bread. Plays and shows in the square
The event is organized from Ass.ne culturale e turistica Tel. 0923/923000


Salaparuta 19 March

Saint Giuseppe’s feast
Visit at the religious altars
The event is organized from Comune di Salaparuta Tel. 0924/75722


Trapani 19 March

Saint Giuseppe’s procession 
At 4.00 pm. Procession of Saint Giuseppe’s statue from the church Carminello church, Garibaldi street
Come back at 8.30 pm.


Salemi From 14 March to April

Saint Giuseppe’s feast
Exhibition of the typical bread 
The event is organized from pro loco di Salemi Tel. 0924/991320


Buseto Palizzolo Sunday

Procession of “Misteri” with living persons
At 4.00 pm. Villaggio Badia SS 187 0923/
The event is organized from Buseto Palizzolo Tel. 0923/851088


Trapani Tuesday

Holy week
Procession of a image of “Madre Pietà” of the Massari
At 4.00 pm. from Purgatorio Church
The event is organized from Ceto dei Massari


Trapani Wednesday

Holy week
At 2.00 pm Addolorata church – procession of a image of “Madre Pietà “of the People
At 10.00 pm. Lucarelli Square ‘s church – procession of “Madre Pietà” of the Massari with the conclusion in the Purgatorio church
The event is organized from Ceto dei Fruttivendoli


Erice Friday

Procession of the “ Misteri”
Procession of 6 groups of ‘700 carried on the shoulders of men from 3.00 pm. to 8.00 pm. 
Sant’Orsola church
The event is organized from Comune di Erice Tel. 0923/860011


Erice/Trapani Friday and Saturday

Procession of the “ Misteri”
Procession of 20 artistic groups of XVII and XVIII sec. carried on the shoulders of men from 2.00 pm. of the Holy Friday to 12.00 pm. of the Saturday
The event is organized from “Unione Maestranze” of Trapani Tel. 0923/871973

May

Erice First week of May

Edition Mountain Erice: a car’s race
1° manche at 9.00 a.m.
2° manche at 12.00 a.m. 
Valderice-Erice street 
The event is organized from ACI automobile Club di Italia


June

Trapani

AR.CO.I.N
International Exhibition of Industry, Arts and Crafts and Commerce
In the communal car parking of Trapani
The event is organized from Medifiere Tel. 09237547192


July

Trapani From July to August

Artistic season
At 9.00 p.m. Villa Margherita
The event is organized from Ente Luglio Musicale Trapanese Tel.0923/ 21454


August

Trapani First week of August

Exhibition “Sicily in the table – Couscousu”
Provincial gastronomy event in Trapani 
Viale delle Sirene – Torre di Ligny
The event is organized from Ass.ne “Insieme per Torre di Ligny”


Trapani 16 August

Madonna di Trapani’s feast
She’s the patron saint of the city and of Diocese
At 8.45 p.m. Cathedral church, procession of Madonna’s statue
At 12.00 p.m. Fireworks
The event is organized from The event is organized from Centro Studi e Ricerche “Rinascita Mediterranea” Tel. 0923/873250


Erice

Week of Medieval and Renaissance Music
The event is organized from Azienda provinciale per il Turismo di Trapani Tel. 0923/545511


San Vito Lo Capo Third week of September

Couscous Festival
International Event of Culture, wine and food of the Mediterranean with tasting and permanent exhibition of Sicilian local products
The event is organized from Comune di San Vito lo Capo Tel. 0923/974300


December

Custonaci From 25 December to 6 January

Christy’s Nativity in the Grotta Mangiapane
The event is organized from Ass.ne Culturale “Presepe Vivente” di Custonaci
Tel. 0923/971029 – 973553 – 545511