Feast of St. Francis of Paola, patron saint of Marzamemi
Third Monday of August
The focus of the feast is the procession of the Statue of the saint on the sea, sided by exciting water races. As the patron saint of the village , St. Francis of Paola is celebrated in the afternoon with a suggestive maritime procession, with hundreds of boats following the statue and then continuing in a walk through the streets of Marzamemi. In the days preceding the feast, the “Palio of boats” and “Sea Games” events will take place.