Small festivals in Italy

Here are a handful of pretty awesome events in Italy to keep an eye out for! 🙂

Convention di Giocoleria della Brianza

Imbersago is a small coastal village that hosts hundreds of jugglers from all over Italy and abroad, proposing a playful and colorful festival that will involve everyone with circus and street activities.
The event features internationally acknowledged performers, hosts workshops for professionals as well as putting on spectacular shows for visitors and have playful beginner sessions for children. If you are into juggling and street performance, this is the place to be in springtime!

Italy Contact Improvisation Festival

June 2019 – Amelia (Umbria, IT)

To get a feel of their event, check out the film  they shot and edited during 7 days of the festival in 2018.

Yoga  festival

If find yourself heading to Italy and feel the need for slowing down and breathing with others while learning from yoga from good teachers from all around the globe, check out the Yoga festival – they organize multiple events throughout the year  in Milano and Venice.

Deep water dance festival

Can an event get more magical and surreal than an underwater contact improvisation?
Watching these freedivers dancing underwater is simply mesmerizing. Participation is not for anyone though, as understandably you need to be a certified freediver to safely enjoy such an activity.

Italian Hoop connection

3 – 7 July 2019

If you are more into hoola hoop performances, Hoop Connection is an annual gathering for hoopers in Italy that gathers amazing teachers for a fun retreat where you can learn, enjoy, get yourself moving and enjoy great Italian food.

Siren festival

Vasto, Italy
For those that are looking for music festivals, Siren is an indie summer festival on the Italian coast, with a  relaxed atmosphere, a beautiful sight,  highly curated music with independent and alternative artists. Head there to dance from the town squares to the seaside stages, taste some of the regions best wines and just ease into the real summer vibe.


Check this link if you want to browse around for other Italian summer festivals, or this site for a TOP 10 selection for music festivals.