Read full article "Carro Matto in Florence"
The Carro Matto is a celebration of the wine harvest and the new wine of the season in Tuscany. It goes through the center of Florence, accompanied by the Corteo Storico and flag-throwers so if you're in town the last weekend in September, don't miss it!
Read full article "June 24 - St. John Feast Day"
On June 24th, Florence celebrates its patron saint, St. John the Baptist, with a full day of events. Here's an overview of all that takes place in town from morning to night, when the city is lit up by the beautiful show of fireworks exploded from Piazzale Michelangelo.
Read full article "Calcio Storico Fiorentino"
June in Florence means Calcio Storico Fiorentino! If you're here in June, enjoy the special experience of seeing this centuries old game still being played in Florence - soccer, rugby and wrestling all in one!
Read full article "Main Florence Events"
The major annual events in Florence, from January to December. Check what major event might be occurring during your visit to Florence.
Read full article "Exhibits in Florence"
A list of exhibits currently going on in Florence, with details on opening hours, ticket costs and general description of the exhibits.
Read full article "Events Calendar"
A Google calendar simply shows upcoming and current events in Florence. We're constantly updating it so keep checking it for more details.
Read full article "Rificolona"
The Rificolona in Florence, or Paper Lantern Festival, takes place in Piazza SS. Annunziata on September 7 every year.
Read full article "Christmas in Florence"
Some useful tips on what to see and do in Florence in December, during Christmas holidays and up until Epiphany: recurring events, activities, open museums and typical markets, even on Christmas and New Year's Eve.
Read full article "Cavalcade of Magi"
The Epiphany in Florence is celebrated with a procession evoking the arrival of the Three Wise Men bearing gifts for the Christ Child and hundreds take part in beautiful period costumes, with drummers, flag throwers and more!
Read full article "Scoppio del Carro"
The Explosion of the Cart, or Scoppio del Carro, takes place every Easter Sunday, a special celebration taking place in Florence for over 350 years. A historical parade accompanies the procession starting at 10am to Piazza del Duomo, where the Cart explodes shortly after 11am.
Read full article "Easter in Tuscany"
If you are organizing your trip to Tuscany during the Easter holiday, you might end up in Florence for the Scoppio del Carro but there are other festivities taking place in the days before and after in the surroundings. Take part in one of the religious processions, experience historical traditions or simply enjoy your time in Florence by taking advantage of the extended museum hours.
See Wine Town's website
Over two days in May 2013, many piazzas and palazzos in Florence open up their doors to host wine tastings, food shows, musical performances and more. Most events are free, tastings are not but buy your wine card to sample great Tuscan wines. Check out the website for complete program and map.