There are many great festivals in Italy. The Verona Opera is one of the many popular Italy music festivals. It takes place in the Roman Arena in Verona. It is Italy's third largest Roman arena. It typically begins in the middle of June and ends in early September. The La Quintana Medieval Jousting is another popular event. It takes place on the first Sunday in August. One of the highlights during the festival is a procession of people wearing medieval costumes. After the tournament there is a procession that celebrates the festivities and the winner.
The Regatta of the Ancient Maritime Republics is a boat race. Racing takes place in gozzi boats. Each boat is rowed by eight rowers. Before the regatta begins there is a procession with people dressed in medieval costumes. The location of the festival changes every year. The Puccini Festival in Tuscany is another popular festival. It is held in an outdoor amphitheater next to a lake. The festival takes place between July and August along with ballets and concerts. The Umbria Jazz Festival is one the top music festivals that takes place in Italy. It attracts performers worldwide. It offers ticket concerts as well as plenty of music playing throughout the streets and squares of Perugia.