The Smiting Festival has been held in Rimini for several years. Born in 2009, it attracts many people enthusiast of surreal creativity and irony. There are several appointments that alternate during these days, including a creative writing contest inserted in the National Festival of unconventional culture.
MALATESTA MUSIC FESTIVAL
In August, the Piazza hall in the Palacongressi of Rimini, hosts one of the oldest events in Italy, during which the most famous and renowned musicians, conductors and orchestras will perform for 5 days cheering fans of symphonic music. To enriches the event, the program includes many other artistic projects.
FEAST OF THE VILLAGE
In September , in San Giuliano takes place the Feast of the Village (Festa del Borgo). Born in 1979, it is one of the most awaited events in town. During the event, which begins with the procession that winds through the streets of the historic center to reach the central square of San Giuliano, there are several cultural events that will accompany tourists and visitors to discover the historical roots of the city of Rimini: exhibitions on antique prints, paintings on the houses of the village, coin shows. Exhibition and gastronomic stands will be the setting for this characteristic event in which the highlight will take place on the floating stage located in the basin of Tiberius Bridge.
WHITE TRUFFLE FAIR
Every year in October, in Sant’Agata Feltria, takes place one of the most awaited events in the area in order to highlight local products. The protagonist of the event, the white truffle, attracts every year many visitors and admirers of this precious tuber, used in many recipes. During the fair there are many interesting activities such as artisans working along the streets of the town, refreshment points set up with organic food to meet the needs of the most demanding visitors, traveling shows and food and wine stand. To animate the days of the fair there is also a nice race with truffle dogs, at the end of which the dog that will find the white truffle for first will be rewarded.
FOSSA TARTUFO & VENERE
In November, in Mondaino, the Precious White Truffle is the star of this characteristic event, during which visitors and food and wine lovers can taste and buy local products directly from producers. In addition to the prized white truffle, the black truffle is also found in the Mondaino hills. Both tubers will be cooked in delicious recipes and served to visitors in the restaurants and farms of the village specially set up for the occasion. However, the truffle is not the only delicacy to be celebrated during this event, the Fossa cheese, also extracted from the subsoil and obtained from the fermentation of the summer pecorino in special ripening pits, completes the enogastronomic panorama offered during the event.
In November, the blue fish of the Adriatic is the protagonist of one of the most awaited events in Cesenatico. The fish festival that takes place along the streets of the historic center and along the Canal Bridge, which for the occasion become an open-air restaurant to offer the numerous visitors the best dishes based on the prized local fish.