Florence Events Calendar

Here is a complete list of all the events in Florence!

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New Year's Day

The Florentine new year's day draws  thousands of tourists every year. Florence colors, music and shows, In the main squares of the city you will find music, shows, for waiting the new Year. Spectacular fireworks at midnight.


On January 6th, it takes place Ride of the Magi.

Pitti Immagine Uomo

Pitti Immagine Uomo, that takes place in Jenuary, is one of the most important Italian fashion events.


Florentine New Year's Day

Florence has maintained the ancient tradition and continues to celebrate the new year on March 25, with the arrival of the Spring. The event takes place in the Church of Santissima Annunziata.

April / May

The Burst of the Cart

The "Brindellone" tradition in Florence, during the Easter period, is an ancient tradition which takes place every year in Florence. Today is celebrated on Easter Sunday in Dome Square. The famous Brindellone is a three floor cart comes down hanging on a thread which goes from the main choir of the Dome to the cart, and if the celebration is successfull, it burns and emits a wonderful play of lights, colours, smoke and outbreaks.

Day Cricket

This coincides with the day of the Ascension, or 40 days after Easter. After the protests of environmentalists, since 2001 can be used only crickets artificial artificial statuettes. The ancient tradition but wanted men raised a Cricket live on the window of his love. There are several hypotheses regarding the birth of the festival: one wants that in 1582, due to an invasion dii crickets, they had organized bars in order to eliminate them, the other refers to the fact that according to some Christ ascended to heaven with a Cricket remained on the design and then this fact would have been taken as a symbol of celebration of spring.

Celebrations for the death of Savonarola

The death of the great Dominican friar, occurred in 1498, is today celebrated May 23 with a mass at Palazzo Vecchio and some parades in Piazza della Signoria.

Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

He began towards the end of April and continues until early June. From 1933 to now this event every year many participants that we are proposing works, ballets and concerts of classical music performed by artists of international renown. Is held at the Teatro Municipal and other theatres of the city.

International Craft Show

Prestigious exhibition of antiques that takes place at the Fortezza da Basso. Objects are not for sale.


Feast of St. John

On June 24 around 22:00 at Piazzale Michelangelo held the magnificent fireworks display, with which Florence is celebrating the patron of the city. For the occasion, during the seventh, the four historic districts of the city challenge in the Football Town.

Pitti Immagine Uomo

The second part of the Florentine fashion event takes place from June 21 to 24 always at the Fortezza da Basso. Sfilano Heads male and one week after articles for children.

July / August

Florence Dance Festival

Since the beginning of 90 years' Florence hosts this festival of dance, which typically ranges from classical to modern. The places of the event change from year to year.

Village of Stella. Info-055 289276

Festivities dell'Unit à

Around mid-July to Fortezza da Basso held the Celebration dell'Unità, with concerts and gastronomic stad.


For all the Florentines that in summer ola not leave the city, Florence proposes a series of local organizing initiatives throughout the season.

South Park

along the southern bank dell'Arno from June to August this park becomes theatre performances of music, theater and live music.

Park dell'Anconella.

Le Pavoniere

Every evening, in particular Thursday, this green area proposes long swim in the pool, tasty drink, a restaurant service and the opportunity to hear live music. Free Entry.

The Cascine Park.


A short walk from Piazza della Freedom, comes alive this summer show that every day theatrical and musical performances for adults and children.

Theater dell'Acqua

Shows and music in an environment where you can with some cool drink and eat some appetiser.

September / October

Day Rificolona

The festival takes its name from "rificolone", the paper lanterns with which children accompanying the court. The event is a succession of flag-wavers, musicians and costumed characters medieval parade from Piazza Santa Croce Piazza of the Santissima Annunziata to celebrate the anniversary of the nativity Virgin Mary. It takes place on September 7.

Feast of vintage in Chianti

Some localities of Chianti at this time for festivities celebrating the harvest.

Fringe Festival

Exhibition dedicated to the scene of research and experimentation.

Biennial dell'Antiquariato

Is held at Palazzo Corsini and is a prestigious exhibition of antiques, furniture, paintings and jewellery.


Florence Marathon

Historic Marathon held every year in Florence. The point of arrival is in Piazza Santa Croce, where the days following the award ceremonies are held.


Festival dei Popoli

Visitor cinema and documentaries that port for a week in Florence caliber names from the world economy. Content is sociocultural.