What’s Happening in May 2016

Here’s a few dates for your social calendar!

8th May
Ostuni Street Music Festival

Location: Ostuni Piazza & Centro Storico
Time: 15:30-22:00
Price: Free!

For more information, check out their Facebook page.

Ostuni Music Festival

8th-12th May
October Beer Festival in Spring! Plus live music.

Location: Macondo, Ostuni.
Time: 21:30
Price: Depends on how many beers your have!

For more information, check out their Facebook page

October Beer Festival in  Spring Macondo

15th May – Postponed!!!!!!! Due to pending thunderstom
Brindisi Holi Music Festival

Location: Parco del Cillarese
Time: 11:00-20:00
Price: Free!

For more information, check out their Facebook Page

Brindisi Music Festival 15 May

14th – 15th May
Oria Torneo di Rioni

Location: Oria
Time: 17:00
Price: Free

This special 50th Edition of the ‘Tournament of the Districts’ by Federico II, is re-enacted by the famous actor Italian actor, Sebastiano Somma.

Wearing period costumes, lead by the Emperor Federico II, a huge parade will pass through historial centre. of Oria, followed by hundreds of noblemen and women, crusaders, soldiers, bearers of exotic animals, falconers, bearers, knights in armour, jugglers, fire eaters, archers, dancers and Saracens, accompanied by flag bearers and musicians.

For more information, check out their Facebook page.

Oria Events: Federico II Torneo dei Rioni May 2016

21st – 22nd May
Open Courtyards

Location: Lecce
Time: All day/evening
Price: Free

Open Courtyards (Cortili Aperto) is a rare opportunity to peer into those hidden courtyards in the beautiful historic baroque city of Leece. For 2 days only you are free to wander through enchanting palazzo’s, churches and other public buildings, which are normally inaccessible to the public.

Information on this event, and to review which courtyards are open and where, download this PDF Doument Cortili Aperti 2016 – Lecce

Open Courtyards Lecce

28th -29th May
Cantine Aperte

Location: Throughout Italy
Time: All day
Price: €5 per a wine glass and pouch

For more information check out the Movimento Turismo del Vino website


29th May
Discover the Gardens of Grata

Location: I Giardini Della Grata, Ostuni (Meeting point – Main car park in Ostuni, Via Vitale)
Time: 09:45
Price: Unknown

For more information, check out their Facebook page

Discovering Grata Garden Ostuni