Feast of San Pancrazio in Giardini Naxos

Feast of San Pancrazio in Giardini Naxos

 August 6

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Every year, in August, the celebrations in honor of San Pancrazio, the first Bishop of Sicily, who came from Antioch of Syria in 42 AD take place in Giardini Naxos. on the beach of ancient Naxos to announce the Gospel.
On the occasion of the celebrations, the "Sciabica", traditional fishing in costume on the beach, a historical re-enactment of the origins of Naxos, of the landing of the Saint and the traditional and suggestive procession takes place at sea, with the participation of all the boats of the three fishing districts of Giardini: “Saja”, “Pietragoliti”, and “Schisò”.

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