Traditional Events & Festivals in Mamoiada

»In Mamoiada we always use to sleep tomorrow …«

Mattia, a young inhabitant (and traditional shepherd) of Mamoiada

When it comes to celebrations, Mamoiada has few rivals in Sardinia. All year round we’re celebrating our traditions, our heritage and culture – and you are most warmly invited!

If you want to get really close to the people of Mamoiada, we strongly recommend you join us in celebrating Sant’Antonio. It’s just outstanding, with wine flowing freely …

But any festival is a good moment to enjoy Mamoiada and its excellences. Without a doubt you will love our traditional events & festivals:

  • 16. / 17. January: Bonfires of Sant’Antonio and “Sa Prima Essida”, the first appearance of the Mamuthones & Issohadores
  • February or March: Traditional Carnival
  • June: Archeomusicando – Music & Archaeology Festival –
  • June: MaMuMask – Festival of Masks –
  • End of September to mid October: “Vendemmia” – Vintage (grape harvesting)
  • November: Sas Tappas – itinerary of crafts and art food, wine and local traditions