Have a look at the selection of upcoming events that will take place in the fantastic city of Florence. These events all offer something special and are definitely worth a trip. Please note that dates are not guaranteed and are subject to change.
The year of Dante Alighieri: 2021
As part of the nationwide celebrations for the 700th anniversary of the death of Dante Alighieri, the exhibition “Dante. The Vision of Art” will be held in Forlì from 12th March to July 4th July 2021, as an iniciative of the Uffizi Galleries, which will provide Dante-centric art works. More information here. The Uffizi have already started to honor Dante with a virtual exhibition that can be visit here.
The exhibition «Honorable and ancient citizen of Florence.The Bargello for Dante» will take place from 23rd March to 25th July 2021 at the Bargello National Museum. It is dedicated to the reconstruction of the relationship between Dante and Florence in the decades immediately following his death. More information here.
Lo Scoppio del Carro
On 4th April 2021, Florence celebrates the Easter Sunday in a very special way. The Scoppio del Carro, or the "Explosion of the Cart", dates back over 350 years. An elaborate wagon built in 1622 and standing two to three stories high is pulled by a pair of oxen decorated in garlands through the streets of Florence to the square between the Baptistry and Cathedral. More information here.
Calcio Storico Fiorentino
The Calcio Storico Fiorentino is a combination of soccer, rugby and wrestling originated in 16th century Florence and played today in historical costume. The four teams of the historical neighborhoods of the city play against each other, first in two semi-finals and then the final match to determine the winner. Final match takes place on 24th June 2021. More information here.
Andrea Bocelli concerts in Teatro del Silenzio, in Lajatico.
These concerts will take place on 22nd and 24th July, 2021. More information on show here. Special offer on accommodation at Brunelleschi Hotel here.