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Christmas in Sorrento

Holiday events scheduled in Sorrento

Christmas in Sorrento
Christmas in Sorrento
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Sorrento is especially beautiful during the Christmas holidays, when the streets are lit with fairy lights and towering evergreens are decorated in the center of Piazza Tasso. Special holiday events and concerts are scheduled each weekend from the end of November through the entire month of December, and street artists and buskers entertain visitors young and old alike!

During your visit to Sorrento, we suggest you stop by the Walt Disney Village featuring all the most famous characters in lights in Piazza Sant'Antonino and penguins and polar bears in Piazza Lauro. The most popular events during this season are the Giornate Professionali del Cinema (28 Nov - 3 Dec), Street Food Village (8-11 December), and the open air party for New Year's Eve in Piazza Tasso.

Below you'll find the schedule for holiday events in Sorrento for 2016/2017
(Source: Comune di Sorrento)

3 December

• Villa Fiorentino
Inauguration Santa Claus' Village
Inauguration "Maestri in Mostra - Il Presepe Napoletano" (Neapolitan Nativity Scenes)
sponsored by Fondazione Sorrento (until 8 January)

• Piazza Veniero
Nativity Scene

• Marina Grande 4:30 to 10:30 pm
17th edition of the Sagra del Pesce (Fish Festival)

• Basilica di S.Antonino 7 pm
Classical music concert

4 December

• Basilica di S.Antonino 7:30 pm
"Te Deum" Concert
Chorus and Orchestra of the Cappella Musicale Sant'Antonino

8 December

• Piazza A. Lauro
Street Food Village

• Bastione di Parsano
Craft and inlaid wood show
(until 10 January)

• Town center 10 am to 9 pm
Street artists

• Basilica di S.Antonino 6:30 pm
Concerto dell'Immacolata (Choral concert)
by the Coro S.Antonino

9 December

• Piazza A. Lauro
Street Food Village

• Chiesa di S. Paolo, Chiesa dell'Addolorata, Chiesa della Pietà
"L'Incanto del Mistero. L'arte contemporanea incontra il mistero"
Contemporary religious art exhibition
(until 8 January)

• Basilica di S.Antonino 7:00 pm
Concert
Soprano: Anna Maria Gargiulo
Piano: Antonino De Rosa
Chorus: Genesi

10 December

• Piazza A. Lauro
Street Food Village

• Town center 10 am to 9 pm
Street artists

• Cattedrale di Sorrento
Suoni Divini
The Sun

11 December

• Corso Italia 10 am to 1 pm
Vintage Auto Show
Sponsored by the Auto Moto Club Veicoli del '900

• Town center 10 am to 9 pm
Street artists

• Cattedrale di Sorrento
Suoni Divini
Fabio Concato

12 December

• Rione S. Lucia
Bonfire

13 December

• Rione S. Lucia
Feast Day of St. Lucia
Street artists

15 Dicembre

• Teatro Tasso 9 am to 1 pm
High School Christmas Concert
for the Telethon charity

• Borgo di Casarlano 7 pm
Seguendo la stella ... Nativity Scene concert
with Gianni Perilli, Benedetto Vecchio, Gennaro Del Prete, Valentino Caprelli, Daniele Marinelli

• Teatro Tasso 8 pm
Sorrento for the Telethon Charity Concert
The Mandolinist Association Flegrea presents
"Conta Cunte" with Lello Ferraro and l'Anticoro

16 December

• Basilica di S.Antonino 6:30 pm
"Stella Natalis" Concert
Italian, European, and American Christmas Music
Sopran:o Valeria Ioviero; Piano: Antonio Vitiello

17 December

• Town center 10 am to 9 pm
Street artists

• Chiesa della SS. Annunziata 8 pm
Sorrento Jazz
Note di Natale
Rita Ciccarelli & Flowin' Gospel in "God is AMAZING" CHRISTmas Tour

18 December

• Town center 10 am to 9 pm
Street artists

• Town center 7 pm
Strolling folk musicians "Piedigrotta Sorrentina"

• Chiesa di San Francesco 7 pm
Concert
Schola Cantorum S. Francesco Choir

• Chiesa della SS. Annunziata 8 pm
Sorrento Jazz
Note di Natale
Fiorenza Calogero and Marcello Vitale in Neapolis Mediterranea

20 December

• Piazza Tasso 6 pm
Middle School Christmas Concert

22 December

• Chiesa del SS. Rosario 6:30 pm
International Christmas Music
Soprano: Valeria Ioviero; Piano: Antonio Vitiello

23 December

• Chiesa di N.S. di Lourdes 7 pm
Carlo Morelli Gospel Choir

24 Dicembre

• Piazza Tasso 10 am to 9 pm
Street performers

• Via degli Archi c/o Pizzeria "Da Gigino" 11 am to 3 pm
"Tiemp bell e na vot" and Neapolitan fried pizza

25 December

• Piazza Tasso 10 am to 9 pm
Street performers

• Arciconfraternita SS.Annunziata 5 pm
Christmas Concert
Sorrento Sinfonietta International Chamber Orchestra

• Chiesa Nostra Signora di Lourdes 7:30 pm
Christmas concert by the parish choir

26 December

• Cattedrale di Sorrento 7:30 pm
"Christmas Concert" by the Cathedral Choir

• Priora
Living Nativity Scene
with bonfire and fritters

27 December

• Chiesa SS. Rosario 7 pm
"Melodie Natalizie" Concert
SS. Prisco e Agnello Choir
M° Annamaria D'Esposito, conductor

• Borgo di Casarlano
Living nativity scene
"La Betlemme dei piccoli"

28 December

• Chiesa del SS. Rosario 5 pm
Cai Stabia Chorus Concert
Neapolitan, Alpine, and Christmas music

• Chiesa dell'Addolorata 6 pm
Christmas concert
Mass for Choir and Guitar by Vincenzo Schisano
Christmas music
Associazione Musicale Surrentum
Orchestra Stabile Mandolinistica Vincenzo Schisano
Corale S.Maria del Lauro di Meta
Choir director M° Roberto Altieri
Conductor M° Marianna Astarita Maresca

• Borgo di Casarlano
Living nativity scene
"La Betlemme dei piccoli"

29 December

• Priora
Living Nativity Scene
with bonfire and fritters

• Piazza Lauro 8 pm
We Dance in Silence

30 December

• Chiesa dell'Annunziata 6:30 pm
Marina Bruno in "Quanta suspire ..."
Special Guest Solis String Qartet /Franco Javarone
Marina Bruno voice
Franco Javarone narrator
Solis String Quartet
Vincenzo Di Donna violin
Luigi De Maio violin
Gerardo Morrone viola
Antonio Di Francia cello

31 Dicembre

• Piazza Tasso 10 am to 9 pm
Street performers

• Teatro Tasso 11:30
New Year's Concert
Waltz by Strauss and more
Sorrento Sinfonietta International Symphony Orchestra
with "Società della Danza di Napoli"

• Piazza Tasso 6 pm
Ciuccio di Fuoco
with Marco Palmieri
and the wandering folk musicians "Piedigrotta Sorrentina"

• Piazza Tasso 11 pm to 2 am
New Year's Eve in the Piazza
with DJ and entertainment

1 January

• Port of Sorrento 1 am
Fireworks

• Piazza Tasso 10 am to 9 pm
Street performers

• Basilica di S.Antonino 5 pm
New Year's Concert
S.C.S. Sorrento Sinfonietta Ensemble Orchestra
Director: Paolo Scibilia
Program: Musiche per il Nuovo Anno
by S.C.S. Società Concerti Sorrento

2 January

• Priora
Living Nativity Scene
with bonfire and fritters

3 January

• Priora
Living Nativity Scene
with bonfire and fritters

Teatro Tasso 8:30
Le Voci Dell'Anima
By A.S.D. Choreia Conservatorio del Balletto

Borgo di Casarlano 7 pm
Winter Solstice
Celtic Concert
with Anna Cefalo (Celtic harp and voice)
Emilio A. Cozza (Percussion, Violin, and voice)
Martina Ciccone (Bodhràn voice)

5 January

• Borgo di Casarlano
Living nativity scene
"La Betlemme dei piccoli"

• Priora
Living Nativity Scene
with bonfire and fritters

• Piazza Tasso 8 pm
Concert in the Piazza
Mojis
Ron, Giovanni Caccamo and Deborah Iurato

6 January

• Borgo di Casarlano
Living nativity scene
"La Betlemme dei piccoli"

• Priora
Living Nativity Scene
with bonfire and fritters

• Piazza Tasso noon
Fanfare Concert by Bersagliere "Brigata Garibaldi"

• Chiesa Maria Ss.ma del Carmine 6 pm
Mass and Procession of the Christ Child

• Chiesa della SS. Annunziata 8 pm
Sorrento Jazz
A 50 Dalla Scomparsa Di Luigi Tenco
Tencolor
Marco Giuliani (Voice), Bruno Montrone (Piano), Fabio Delle Foglie (Drum), Nico Catacchio (Bass), Vincenzo Gentile (Keyboard)

13 January

• Chiesa della SS. Annunziata 8 pm
Sorrento Jazz
Concert/Show "Tutta la verità"

14 January

• Teatro Tasso 7 pm (free)
Sorrento Incontra
Chiara Civello

20 January

• Teatro Tasso 9 pm
Giovanni Cinque
"Hobo" live in concert & Guests

• Teatro Tasso 7 pm (free)
Sorrento Incontra
Irene Grandi

21 Gennaio

• Teatro Tasso 7 pm (free)
Sorrento Incontra
Alice

New Years Day in Sorrento

  • Nativity scenes at Villa Fiorentino, Sedil Dominova, Chiesa del Carmine, Chiesa della Rotonda, Chiesa dei Servi di Maria, Cattedrale di Sorrento, Basilica di S. Antonino, Chiesa del Santissimo Rosario

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