Feast And Festivals In Sicily

October 2023 Print

01 Oct

  • 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 October 2023

    Zafferana Etnea (Catania) - Ottobrata zafferanese

    Food and fun festival featuring typical products of the Mt Etna region, local crafts, music and shows.

  • 16 September - 1 October 2023

    All over Sicily - Le vie dei tesori (The treasure trails)

    An important festival dedicated to the street mainly forgotten treasures: palazzi, monasteries, churches, crypts, gardens, museums. The 2023 edition will take place from 16th September to 1st October in 10 Sicilian towns: Alcamo, Bagheria, Caltanissetta, Corleone, Enna, Marsala, Mazara del Vallo, Messina, Termini Imerese, Trapani. For further information and reservation please contact: https://www.leviedeitesori.com/

  • 29 September - 1 October 2023

    Sortino (Siracusa) - Sagra del miele e dei prodotti tipici locali (Honey festival)

    Featuring all kind of traditional sweet dishes made with local honey.

  • 30 September - 1 October 2023

    Leonforte (Enna) - Sagra delle pesche e dei prodotti tipici (Peach festival)

    Not only the local delicious late summer peaches but also several typical products can be tasted on this festival, just like the broad bean and the olive oil.

06 Oct

  • 6 - 8 October 2023

    San Cono (Catania) - Sagra del ficodindia (The prickly pear festival )

    The village of San Cono is considered the capital of the pricly pear. The variety called "bastardone" and all its based on specialities like preserves, mustard and ice creams are celebrated during this festival.

13 Oct

  • 13 - 15 and 20 - 22 October 2023

    Bronte (Catania) - Sagra del pistacchio (Pistachio festival)

    Bronte’s famous ”Green Gold” , almost a week of pistachio infused tasting, as well as exhibitions galore.

20 Oct

  • 20 - 22 October 2023

    Castelbuono (Palermo) - Funghi fest (Festival of local mushrooms)

    A great opportunity to visit this beautiful village merged in the Madonie nature park. Traditional gastronomy, local products, great wines, and guided tours along the Madonie tracks.

27 Oct

  • 27 - 29 October 2023

    Palermo - Sherbeth, International ice cream festival

    A big family friendly event. Tastings of classical and new flavours, technical demonstrations, cultural tours. Info under: www.sherbethfestival.it