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Cherry Festival – Raiano

May 31st to June 2nd, 2024 The Cherry festival in the province of L’Aquila.

Cherry festival Maggiolata
31 May 2024 - 02 Jun 2024 Abruzzo -Raiano (L'Aquila)  Feasts-Flea markets | Folklore-Traditions | Food-Wine

From May 31st to June 2nd, 2024 – the first weekend of June – a rich program of events animates the streets of Raiano, a small village in the province of L’Aquila, for the 67th edition of Cherry Festival – also known as “Maggiolata”.

The Maggiolata was first organized in 1946, on the same day as Saint Venanzio’s Day, the patron saint of Raiano.
In 1950, it became an autonomous recurrence. Every year, the festival is enriched with parades of allegorical wagons, exhibitions of traditional customs, dances and choirs, all celebrating cherries, the fruit symbol of Raiano.

The Cherry Festival ends with the wagons’ parade, which includes a little wagon for kids.

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