During Advent and over Christmas there is a little Christmas market in Piazza Scalco with quaint little houses made of wood, where food, wine and artisan products are sold. The shops have extended opening hours and the streets of the old town are lit with fairy lights and filled with music, creating a very Christmassy atmosphere. In the Church of the Torresino there is a crib scene. This exhibition aims to highlight the creative and passionate work of the artists and artisans in the area, who year after year recreate the Nativity in an ever new and original way.
Over the last weekend of September the Association “Arme,Dame e Cavalieri” (Weapons, Ladies and Knights) organizes in Cittadella a historical re-enactment using the ramparts and other important sites in Cittadella as the background. During these two days the square and the streets are transformed into a medieval town with armed men, archers, musicians and jesters, historical games, medieval markets and antic crafts as well as special attractions like falconry with different birds of prey, the public becomes part of it all.
The “Fiera Franca di Cittadella” is one of the most important yearly events in Cittadella and takes place from Saturday to Monday on the fourth weekend of October. It always lasted three days and during these days thousands and thousands of visitors from the entire Province came to Cittadella and the same still happens today. There are stalls selling local fresh produce, local crafts and lots of stands selling food and drink around the old town. There is a fairground for children and teenagers near the sports centre. In the industrial area there is a big cattle market. Until a few years ago the cattle market used to take place in the area between the moat and the old wall (today this is now used for parking!) On the last…
Nel quarto fine settimana di settembre l’Associazione Arme Dame e Cavalieri organizza a Cittadella la Rievocazione Storica, ambientata nel periodo maggiormente attinente alla cittadina, ai suoi monumenti ed alla imponente cinta muraria: il XIII secolo. In queste due giornate saranno presenti ambientazioni di piazza e di strada, quali gli accampamenti di uomini d’arme, l’arcieria storica, la partecipazione itinerante di musici e giullari, i giochi storici, il mercato medievale e gli antichi mestieri. Un particolare spettacolo saranno le evoluzioni di falconeria con vari tipi di rapaci e partecipazione interattiva del pubblico.La rievocazione si concluderà al tramonto con fiaccolata, fuochi d’artificio ed incendio del Castello.