Since that time, historical events, called Joko del Ponte, has become an annual event in Pisa. The traditional date of the meeting was the last Saturday of June.
Costume parade, whose main goal - to show respect to various historical events, begins at Ponte di Medzev. The bridge going over seven hundred participants, each of which must necessarily be dressed in historical costume of a particular era or clad in armor.
Depending on the area of residence (north or south), all participants in advance divided into teams that tend column will move along the embankment of the Arno.
Another integral part of the Gioco del Ponte, indicating a translation of "Games on the bridge" is a horse that must necessarily accompany his master during the entire military parade, as well as with him to take an active part in the team competition, which will take place on the bridge.