ANTIQUES MARKET IN LUCCA | Every third week-end each month in and around via del Battistero
HANDICRAFT MARKET | The last week-end of each month in Piazza S. Giusto and surrounding piazzas
February-March | VIAREGGIO CARNIVAL | Famous all over the world, for four Sundays along the Viareggio promenade
April | BIENNAL OF AZALEA | Borgo a Mozzano flower show and market
April | FLOWER SHOW AND MARKET OF S. ZITA | Piazza S. Frediano and the Anfiteatro | An explosion of colours and fragrances
May-October | VARIOUS CONCERTS | Theatre, music, ballet in historic villas, local parishes and the most fascinating locations in Lucca
June-July | SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL | Concerts of international artists in the most beautiful piazzas in Lucca
July-August | FESTIVAL LA VERSILIANA | Exhibitions, shows, talks and conferences, concerts and various performances in the villa parks.
July-August | PUCCINI FESTIVAL | Performances of Puccini’s major operas in the splendid background of Massaciuccoli Lake
Beginning of September | SAGRA DEL VINO DI MONTECARLO | In the fascinating medieval village you can taste good local vine and food
September 13 | FESTIVAL OF S. CROCE “LA LUMINARA” DEL VOLTO SANTO | Traditional procession in period costumes along the streets of the historic center
October-November | OPERA SEASON | Beginning of the season plays at Teatro del Giglio (www.comune.lucca.it)
End October-November | LUCCA COMICS & GAMES | Annual comic book and gaming convention in Lucca. It is the largest comics festival in Europe, and the second biggest in the world after the Comiket.