Rome Christmas 2021. Here you will learn everything about Christmas markets in Rome, nativity scenes, museum opening times, church dates, dates of the Pope and Christmas traditions in Rome.
You are in Rome on December 8 and see processions and praying people in the centre and wondering what’s going on? You are at the Feast of Immacolata in Rome, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary. This festival marks the beginning of the Christmas season in Rome. In Rome, the conception of the Virgin Mary is celebrated large and extensive. Find out here what’s going on in Rome on December 8.
Ferragosto in Rome, the holidays of Augustus, the holidays in August go back to ancient times. It’s one of the highest holidays in Italy, the 15th August. The church celebrates on the 15th August Assumption Day. In the weeks before and after Ferragosto, offices and factories are closed. Many Romans go to the seaside or in the mountains.
Every year on 29 June, Rome celebrates the Festival of the city’s Patron Saints Peter and Paul. The Festival of the town Patron Saints Peter and Paul is one of the highest feast of the Romans. Unfortunately, no program has been announced by the City of Rome for June 29, 2021.
May 1st is traditionally a day for excursions in Rome. When the weather is nice, you can go to one of the Roman parks, into the mountains or to the sea. A big concert is being held at the Basilica of San Giovanni.
Rome birthday. On April 21, 753 BC Romulus is said to have founded the city. With this date the chronology of the city begins and thus in the year 2021 (in Roman numerals MMXXI) we have the year 2774 (MMDCCLXXIV) since the foundation of Rome.
The Carnival in Rome starts on Thursday February 11th 2021 and goes until Tuesday February 16th. Mardi Gras is called “martedì grasso” in Rome. Find out here what you can experience at the Carnival in Rome.
Chinese New Year in Rome. The Chinese celebrate the New Year according to their lunar calendar on the second new moon after the winter solstice. It falls on a date between January 21 and February 20.
In our photo gallery you can see the nativity scene 2020 in St. Peter’s Square and the exhibition 100 nativity scenes in the Vatican 2020. Enjoy the pictures and look forward to your next Christmas in Rome.