Saturday, August 24:
Opening of the manifestations connected to the 36st Palio
9,00 p.m, Piazza del Grano - entertainment with Disco music (years ´70-´80-´90)
Sunday, August 25:
6,00 p.m - 11th "Palla al Paniere" trophy - a competition between young Quarter citizens- will take place
7,00 p.m. apetizer whit light dinner in Mazzini Square
9,00 p.m. 11th "Palla al Paniere" trophy - Final
Propitiatory dinners that are organised in the four quarters:
Monday 26st August (Ferraia quarter)
Tuesday 27st Augusto (S. Michele quarter)
Wednesday 28st August (S. Francesco quarter)
Thursday 29st August (S. Maria quarter)
Friday, August 30:
at 20,30 a.m, blessing of the Palio, the banners of the Districts and the league at the Cathedral. Evening torchlight parade of the four districts along the town streets with arrival in Piazza Mazzini.
Presentation of the Palio, drawing of the palliasse and the archers; exhibition of musicians and flag-fliers. Presentation of the "dame of Pescia" who will participate in the 14th edition of "La Bellezza e l´ Eleganza della Donna nel Medioevo e nel Rinascimento" (Beauty and Elegance of the Woman in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance)
Saturday, August 31:
at 9, 00 p.m, in Piazza Mazzini, presentation of the 14th edition of "La Bellezza e l´ Eleganza della Donna nel Medioevo e nel Rinascimento" (Beauty and Elegance of the Woman in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance). In case of bad weather, the event will take place in the sports hall
Sunday, September 1:
From 10,15 a.m. in the four Quarters and in Piazza Mazzini, the Araldo, whit the accompainement of the Musicians, will announce to the Town the disputation of the Palio.
3, 00 p.m: historical procession along the town streets with arrival in Piazza Mazzini.
5,00 p.m: opening of the 36st Palio Città di Pescia Combination of the Districts to the tickets drawn during the Palio Lottery
7,30 p.m.: Dinner in Piazza del Grano "Il Palio a tavola"
Pescia Tourist Office
Tel. +39 0572 490919 Fax + 39 0572 499933
For information on Saturday and Sunday:
Collodi Information Point
Tel. +39 0572 429660