2018 Calendar of Holidays& Events in Italy January in Italy. 1 New Years Day [Capodanno 6 Epiphany [Epifania 7 Flag Day [Festa del Tricolore 27 International Holocaust Remembrance Day [Giorno della Memoria Jan 27Feb 13 Venice Carnival [Carnevale JanFeb Winter Sales Season (the dates vary by region and city) February in Italy