Events

An Autumn of Art: New & Closing Soon Exhibitions in Florence

October 3, 2019

Fall has arrived in Florence, bringing with the wind news in the art world: there are several interesting new exhibitions opening up enriching the collections of Florence’s museums during these last few months of the year. If you’re in Florence soon, you still have the chance to also enjoy 2 important contemporary art exhibitions that…

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European Heritage Days – Saturday Evening at the Museum for €1

September 19, 2019

This weekend, September 21 and 22, many cultural heritage sites will participate in the European-wide initiative called “European Heritage Days“. The theme for this year’s initiative is called “One two three…. ART! Culture & Entertainment“. This means that on both days, during the normal opening hours, the museums and sites that participate will maintain their…

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Celebrate 4th of July in Florence at the Hard Rock Cafe

June 28, 2019

Of course, you’re in Italy and want to immerse yourself in Italian culture and art and FOOD, but if you’re in Florence during the 4th of July and want to join in with others celebrating the USA’s independence day, then the Hard Rock Cafe is the place to head to! At the Hard Rock Cafe,…

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Summer Music in Florence

June 4, 2019

Summer in Florence, among many things, means music, whether in festivals or concerts or across the city in gardens and other outdoor venues. Here we have compiled a list of the main ones, I’ll try to update if I learn of any new ones for this summer. FIRENZE ROCKS! – JUNE 13-16 The first one…

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Meet the Palatine Electress and Visit Civic Museums Free

February 15, 2019

Relive the historical character of Anna Maria Luisa de ‘Medici on Sunday February 17 at Palazzo Pitti and Monday February 18 in Palazzo Vecchio On the anniversary of the death of Anna Maria Luisa (1677-1743), the last of the Grand-Ducal branch of the Medici, the City of Florence in collaboration with the Associazione MUS.E and…

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This Halloween, Who you Gonna Call?

October 29, 2018

Ready for a fun and scary Halloween eve? Then how about going to a “Ghostbusters” party? That’s the theme for this year’s Hard Rock Cafe Halloween Party, guaranteed to be lots of fun! Starting at 7.30pm, you can step into a ghost-infested Cafe and become a GhostBuster, with Squadra 17, a local ghost-busting team with…

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Be Freddie for a Day this coming Sept 5

August 31, 2018

Celebrate Freddie Mercury, one of rock music’s myths and favorite for both young and old, by heading to the Hard Rock Cafe in Florence on his birthday, September 5th. Throughout the day, the Cafe will welcome guests, inviting you to dress up as Freddie, providing the legendary mustache to finish your look. A special surprise…

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Fun Family Events this September near Florence

August 28, 2018

Looking for something fun to do with the family this September? I’ve collected a list of 6 events to mark on your calendars to mix in to your visit to Florence to ensure you do something a bit different and fun than just visiting museums and other attractions. Listed in calendar order to make it…

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Special Openings and Exhibits to Enjoy this August

August 7, 2018

In town this August and looking at what is going on with special summer events or longer/special opening hours at museums and whatnot? Here is a quick a collection of what to take advantage this August (and September) that is not generally offered the rest of the year: Visit Michelangelo’s David at Accademia Gallery in…

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