Events in Florence: Concerts, Exhibitions and Fairs

What to do in Florence in March

March 2, 2020
What to do in Florence in March

Are you planning a trip and you are wondering what to do in Florence in March? The city offers many appointments, events, exhibitions, fairs, concerts and theatrical performances waiting for spring. From our 4-star hotel in Florence in the heart of the historic centre we suggest some ideas on how to spend your spare time. The choice is really wide. There is something to suit all tastes: from sports to music, from food and wine to shopping, from theatre to the opera.

If you are in town for business you can always set aside a few hours of time, even at night, to attend an exciting concert or dinner in a nice place. Instead, if you are on holiday just only organize the day. Our concierge is always at your disposal for tips and ticket reservations.

Many ideas about what to do in Florence in March with the arrival of spring

Here is our proposal on what to do in Florence in March:

  • Grease, Teatro Verdi, from 29 February to 1 March;
  • Breakfast at the Museo Galileo, piazza dei Giudici, every Sunday morning;
  • Picasso. The other half of the sky, Palazzo Medici Riccardi, until 1 March;
  • Inside Magritte multimedia exhibition, Church of S. Stefano al Ponte, until 1 March;
  • Abita, fair dedicated to furniture and design, Fortezza da Basso, from 29 February 29 to 8 March;
  • Picasso exhibition. The other half of the sky, Palazzo Medici Riccardi, until 1 March;
  • Pietro Aretino and Renaissance art exhibition, Uffizi Gallery, until 1 March;
  • La Traviata, Florence Opera House, 3-5-27-31 March;
  • Market and shops, Piazza del Carmine, 7 March;
  • Myung – Whun Chung, Florence Opera House, 7 March;
  • Raf and Tozzi, Teatro Verdi, 8 March;
  • Exhibition “I cieli in una stanza”. Wooden ceilings in Florence and Rome in the Renaissance, Uffizi Gallery, until 8 March;
  • Exhibition Michelangelo and the Medici through the maps of the Buonarroti Archive, Casa Buonarroti, via Ghibellina, until 9 March;
  • Leonardo exhibition from paper to paper: the construction of the myth between the nineteent and twentieth centuries, the National Central Library of Florence, Piazza dei Cavalleggeri, until 14 March;
  • Lavine-Peterson Come as you are exhibition: Kurt Cobain and the Grunge Revolution, Palazzo Medici Riccardi, from 7 March to 14 June;
  • Pitti Taste, Stazione Leopolda, March 7-9;
  • Oltrarno fair, piazza Santo Spirito, 8 March;
  • “A tutta scienza” at the Museo Galileo, Piazza dei Giudici, every weekend;
  • Florence Archeofilm, Cinema Teatro La Compagnia, from 11 to 15 March;
  • Antiquarian Independence, Independence Square, 14-15 March;
  • Creative Factory, Piazza dei Ciompi, March 14-15;
  • Lent and cricket fair, JFK square, 15-22-29 March;
  • Fierucolina of San Giuseppe and of the Legnaioli, piazza Santo Spirito, 15 March;
  • Anastasio, Tuscany Teatro Hall (ex-Obihall), 16 March;
  • Florence Korea Film Festival, Cinema Teatro La Compagnia – Cantiere Teatro Florida, 19-27 March;
  • Discovery Festival, various places, 20-22 March;
  • Firenze Bio, viale Filippo Strozzi, 20-22 March;
  • Renzo Arbore, Teatro Verdi, 21 March;
  • Brunori SAS at the Nelson Mandela Forum, 21 March;
  • Promotional fair of independent bookstores, piazza dei Ciompi, 21 March;
  • Rinaldo, Florence Opera House, 22-26-29 March – 1 April;
  • SS. Fair Annunziata, square of the SS. Annunziata, 25 March;
  • Florentine New Year – historical procession, Basilica of Annunziata, 25 March;
  • Totaalvoetbal – Football festival, Visarno Arena, from 27 to 29 March;
  • Zubin Mehta, Florence Opera House, 28 March;
  • Florence Urban Trail, Piazzale Michelangiolo, 28 March;
  • Comics and Discs, Piazza dei Ciompi, 28-29 March;
  • Santo Spirito in Fiera, Promotional Fair, piazza Santo Spirito, 29 March;
  • Ciompi Monthly Antiques, piazza Lorenzo Ghiberti, 29 March;
  • Sustainable Thinking, Salvatore Ferragamo Museum, until 13 April 2020;
  • Tutankhamun exhibition: journey to eternity, Palazzo Medici Riccardi, until 2 June;
  • Tomás Saraceno exhibition. Aria, Palazzo Strozzi, until 19 July;
  • Exhibition Natura collecta Natura exibita, Basilica of San Lorenzo, until 10 December;
  • Exhibition The return of Giuseppe Principe dei Sogni, Salone dei Dugento in Palazzo Vecchio, until 29 August 2021.

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