About Florence Festivals

(Florence, Italy)

Home to some of Tuscany's most popular festivals and noteworthy events, Florence truly features something for everyone, with a host of year-round live entertainment.

Popular festivals in Florence include the following events.

Annual Florence Festivals

  • January: Florence Fashion Shows, a number of notable events featuring prominent Italian designers and top models
  • February: Viareggio Carnival, take place over three weeks, with a number of colourful processions and enormous crowds
  • May: Maggio Musicale, a particularly notable arts festivals in the Florence area
  • June: Calcio Storico / Costumed Football, an unusual mixture of football, rugby and period costumes
  • June to August: Estate Fiesolana / Fiesole Summer, with live music, dancing and theatrical performances
  • July: Feast on San Paolino, centred around the Lucca area every year, with a costumed torchlit parade honouring the patron saint of the city
  • September: Rificolone, held each year in September, with smartly dressed children carrying colourful papier-mâché lanterns around Florence's Piazza Santissima Annunziata
  • November: Festival dei Popoli, one of the most notable film festivals in the whole of Tuscany
  • December: Burning of the Tree, based in Camporgiano, close to Lucca, with an enormous bonfire constructed out of evergreen branches

Firenze Turismo - Official Tourist Information
Address, Via Manzoni 16, Florence, 50121, Italy
Website: www.firenzeturismo.it/en/

Ufficio Tourist Information
Address: Via Cavour 1R

Infopoint Stazione
Address: Piazza Stazione 4

Infopoint Bigallo
Address: Piazza San Giovanni 1

Aeroporto Vespucci
Address: Via del Termine (Aeroporto di Firenze)

Fiere e congressi a Firenze (Florence Fiera Congress and Exhibition Centre)
Address: Piazza Adua 1
Tel: +39 (0)55 49721
Website: www.firenzefiera.it/

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