Events in Florence

What to do in Florence in October

October 5, 2017
What to do in Florence in October

Events in Florence and ideas on what to do in October 2017

Are you looking for ideas on what to do in Florence in October? With the arrival of Autumn you will discover events, exhibitions, markets, concerts, theatrical performances and much more. Enjoy your holiday in Florence and discover the selection of events of the Brunelleschi team, luxury hotel in Florence Italy. We are in piazza Santa Elisabetta, a few meters away from the Duomo and from the shopping streets, in the magical setting of Pagliazza Tower.

Enjoy Events in Florence October 2017:

  • Free entrance to the State Museums, October 1st
  • Tosca at the Teatro dell’Opera di Firenze, October 1st,
  • Da Vinci Experience, Church of Santo Stefano al Ponte, until October 8th,
  • it/Play900 | Tempo Reale Festival, Museo Novecento, from the 15th September to the 15th October,
  • Biennale Internazionale dell’Antiquariato, at Palazzo Corsini, from the 23rd September to the1st October,
  • Festival Firenze Suona Contemporanea, at Palazzo Strozzi, from the 27th September to the 2nd October,
  • Changing of the Guard, piazza della Signoria, October 1st,
  • The Cinquecento in Florence. From Michelangelo and Pontormo to Giambologna, Palazzo Strozzi, until 21st January 2018,
  • Ermal Metal, at Teatro Obihall, October 3rd,
  • The “Fioretti” of St. Francis, at piazza Santa Croce, October 4th,
  • Florence Biennale 11th edition, at the Fortezza da Basso, from the 6 to the 15 October,
  • Genius Loci, Holy Cross Complex, Cenacle, Pazzi Chapel, Brunelleschi Cloister, 6-7 October,
  • Fiera Internazionale della Ceramica, piazza della Santissima Annunziata, 7-8 October,
  • Exhibition of plants and flowers, Giardino dell’Orticoltura, via Vittorio Emanuele II, 7-8 October,
  • Feast of Santa Reparata, piazza Duomo, 8th October,
  • Oltrarno Fair, piazza Santo Spirito, 8th October,
  • Festival dei Popoli, Cinema La Compagnia, via Camillo Cavour, 10-17 October,
  • Fortezza Antiquaria, piazza Vittorio Veneto, 14-15 October,
  • Mercato Manodopera: the art of handmade in Italy, piazza Santissima Annunziata, 14-15 October,
  • Fierucolina d’Autunno, piazza Santo Spirito, October 15th,
  • France Odeon, Cinema La Compagnia, via Camillo Cavour, 50 r, 19-22 October,
  • Belle Epoque French Market, piazza della Santissima Annunziata, from 21st October to the November 1st,
  • The Elisir d’Amore, at Teatro dell’Opera di Firenze, 21, 24 and 26 October,
  • Inferno City Run, Parco delle Cascine, 21 and 22 October,
  • “Rionalissima” fair of the Florentine street vendors, stadium area “Artemio Franchi” (Paoli-Fanti-Cialdini-Berlinguer), October 22nd,
  • Exhibition Glenn Brown Unknown pleasure, Museo Stefano Bardini, via de’ Renai, until October 23rd,
  • Helidon Xhixha: in Ordine Sparso, Limonaia of the Boboli garden, until October 29th,
  • Florence handmade in Italy, at the Fortezza da Basso, 26-29 October,
  • Fabri Fibra, at the Teatro Obihall, October 27th,
  • Vladimir Fedoseev at the Teatro dell’Opera, October 28th,
  • Tutto Sposi, at the Fortezza da Basso, from the 28 October to the 1st November,
  • Massimo Ranieri at the Teatro Verdi, October 29th,
  • Carmine in Fiera, piazza del Carmine, October 29th,
  • Cascine in Fiera, piazzale J.F. Kennedy, October 29th,
  • Ciompi Mensile Antiquariato, piazza Lorenzo Ghiberti, October 29th,
  • Gigi D’Alessio, at the Teatro Obihall, October 30th,
  • Halloween dinner in Florence, at the Osteria della Pagliazza, October 31st,
  • The nephews of the King of Spain: Anton Raphael Mengs at Palazzo Pitti, Palazzo Pitti, Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Sala delle Nicchie, until January 7th 2018,
  • Tuscan Landscapes of the Twentieth Century, Villa Bardini, until January 7th 2018,
  • The return to Italy. Salvatore Ferragamo and the visual culture of the twentieth century, Museo Salvatore Ferragamo, until May 2nd 2018,
  • Utopie Radicali, Palazzo Strozzi, until January 21st 2018.

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