Florence Events

Fill your agendas and itineraries with all the best Firenze events!

Chronologically listed are all of the events in Florence, organized and specially selected by the StudentsVille staff. We've sifted through the thousands of Florence events happening in our lovely city to bring you the richest, and most entertaining, in cultural enjoyment events in Florence, Italy. You will find all the answers to the question, "What should I do in Florence today?"

Everything you need to know: what’s happening in Florence

Here you will find a list of all the most interesting cinema in Florence - outdoor and indoor, Florence concerts held in the centre of the city, theatre in FlorenceFlorence music events and other exhibits and fairs happening throughout the year.

  • On the first Sunday of every month, there is free entrance to state museums. You can anticipate a longer line, but hey, it was free right? For a full list of the museums participating, click here.
  • For the latest in movies (in original sound with subtitles) check out Odeon Firenze  for their schedules and upcoming events.
  • For all shows at Teatro Verdi in the centre, including ballets, plays, musicals and entertainment, visit the Teatro Verdi Website to see what shows will be playing when you're in town.
  • For concerts and events throughout the year at the main venue in Florence, visit Mandela Forum.

Best Art, Photography Exhibitions in Florence

  • "Oscar Ghiglia: The Years of the Novecento Italiano", Palazzo Medici Riccardi, 7 April-13 September 2022

The exhibition 'Oscar Ghiglia. Gli Anni di Novecento" offers the chance to get to know and appreciate the works of a great 20th-century Italian painter of eminently Tuscan roots, yet deeply connected to the European artistic events of his time.
Read more about "Oscar Ghiglia: The Years of the Novecento Italiano"

Music Festivals, Concerts

  • Kraftwerk, Anfiteatro delle Cascine Ernesto De Pascale, 9 September 2022

On 9 September 2022, the legendary German band that revolutionised electronic music worldwide returns to Florence for their 3D concert.
Tickets for Kraftwerk's concert

  • The Limiñanas, Teatro Casa del Popolo di Grassina, Grassina (Florence), 30 September 2022

The French band The Limiñanas, with a musical proposal under the banner of psychedelia and garage rock, will arrive in our country for four unmissable dates between the end of September and the beginning of October. They will play at the Teatro Della Casa del Popolo in Grassina, in the province of Florence, on 30 September.
Tickets for The Limiñanas' concert

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Festival, Commemorations

  • Easter Day 

" Lo Scoppio del Carro" - "Explosion of the Cart"  Piazza del Duomo 10AM 

An Easter tradition dating back centuries. We suggest getting to the piazza as early as possible because you will find a huge crowd of both Florentines and tourists.

  • Liberation Day - April 25th

Celebrating the day that Nazi occupation came to an end in Italy towards the end of the WWII. Enjoy an annual ceremony and concert in Piazza Signoria among other events dedicated to those who fought all around Florence and Italy in general.

  • Festa di San Giovanni - June 24th 

Celebrating Saint John, the patron saint of Florence, you can expect to see crowds and a lot of events happening all around the city including Calcio Storico (the final game) during the day and the famous fireworks taking off from Piazzale Michelangelo at night. For more information about this holiday and what you can expect, visit: Festa di San Giovanni.