Throughout the year Umbria always seems to have some cause for celebration. Festivals, concerts and outdoor cinema abound.
The Umbria Jazz Festival
, held in July is a big draw for worldwide jazz virtuosos. Buena Vista Social Club, Pat Metheny and Chick Corea are just a few of those who have played here. Some restaurants and the Giardini Caducci usually organize concerts without much prior notice.
The Sagra Musicale Umbra
was organized in 1937 for the first time in Perugia. Every September Perugia fills with holy music and famed musicians.
During the Eurochocolate
held in Perugia in October the city overflows with tourists eager to try all varieties of sweet treats.