This medieval jousting competition, held on Piazza Grande on the third Saturday of June and first Sunday of September, sees each of the city's four quartieri (quarters) put forward a team of 'knights'.
Crossbow tournament between local archers and rivals from nearby Gubbio, with contestants and onlookers in medieval costumes. It usually takes place on on Piazza Torre di Berta.
Tuscany's most famous antiques fair is held in Piazza Grande on the first Sunday and preceding Saturday of every month.
International festival of contemporary photography, held each year in Cortona from mid-July to late September.
If you're in Castiglion Fiorentino on the third Sunday in June, don't miss this fun event that sees jockeys on horseback race around Piazza Garibaldi – it is a little like Siena's palio but on a smaller scale.
Cortona's well-known antique furniture fair, an annual event since 1963, fills the period rooms of 18th-century Palazzo Vagnotti.
A full week of medieval merriment (the date varies to coincide with Ascension Day) culminates in a crossbow competition.
Arts festival held in late July each year.