Festa di Sant'Ambrogio & Fiera degli Obej Obej

Religious in Milan

The feast day of Milan's patron saint, St Ambrose, is celebrated on 7 December with the opening of the opera season at Teatro alla Scala. In conjunction, a large Christmas Fair – Obej! Obej! (pronounced o-bay, o-bay) – sets up in Castello Sforzesco with stalls selling regional foods, sweets and seasonal handicrafts.