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What to do in Florence in March

February 28, 2019
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:

  • Fabio Luisi, Teatro dell’Opera di Firenze, 1 March;
  • Promotional exhibition of plants and flowers every Friday morning;
  • Children’s Carnival in Piazza Ognissanti, 2 March;
  • Concert of the Negramaro, Nelson Mandela Forum, 2-3 March;
  • “Add a seat at the table”, at the Teatro Verdi, from 28 February to 3 March;
  • Pitti Taste, Stazione Leopolda, 9-11 March;
  • Italy at Hollywood, Salvatore Ferragamo Museum, until 10 March;
  • Carlo Cantini. Between realism and imaginary, Villa Bardini, until 17 March;
  • Banksy exhibition. This is not a photo opportunity, Palazzo Medici Riccardi, until 24 March;
  • “A tutta scienza” at the Galileo Museum, every weekends;
  • Breakfast at the Museo Galileo, Piazza dei Giudici, every Sunday morning;
  • Artefacendo, piazza dei Ciompi, 2 March;
  • Week of Culture, State Museums Florence and metropolitan territory, 5-10 March;
  • Anna Rakitina, Teatro dell’Opera di Firenze, 8 March;
  • Superfood: taste the difference! Spirulina Gourmet Dining, Fuori di Taste – Pitti Taste, Osteria Pagliazza, 9 March;
  • Mercato Manodopera: Handmade Art of Work, Piazza SS. Annunziata, 9-10 March;
  • Salmo, Nelson Mandela Forum, 10 March;
  • Fiera di Oltrarno, piazza Santo Spirito, 10 March;
  • Maneskin, Teatro TuscanyHall (former-Obihall), 12-13 March;
  • Edmar Castaneda & Gabriele Mirabassi Duo, Conservatorio Musicale L. Cherubini, Sala del Buonumore, 14 March;
  • Vittorio Sgarbi. Leonardo, Teatro TuscanyHall, 14 March;
  • Fedez, Nelson Mandela Forum, 15 March;
  • Firenze Bio, viale Filippo Strozzi, 15-17 March;
  • Firenze Fantasy, Fortezza da Basso, 15-17 March;
  • Promotional fair of independent bookshops, piazza dei Ciompi, 16 March;
  • Treasure hunt through the streets of Florence, Courtyard of the Museo della Specola, 16 March;
  • Fortezza Antiquaria, piazza dell’Indipendenza, 16-17 March;
  • Fierucolina di San Giuseppe e dei Legnaioli, piazza Santo Spirito, 17 March;
  • Concert of Elisa, Teatro Verdi, 18-19 March;
  • The Barber of Seville, Teatro dell’Opera di Firenze, 19-28 March;
  • BTO Buy Tourism Online, Stazione Leopolda, 20-21 March;
  • Florence Korea Film Festival, Cinema Teatro La Compagnia – Teatro Cantiere Florida, 21-29 March;
  • Irama, Teatro Tuscanyhall, 22-23 March;
  • Musical We will rock you, Teatro Verdi, 22-24 March;
  • Shaun Martin jazz concert, Sala Vanni, 24 Shaun Martin jazz concert;
  • Fiera dei Rifiniti, piazza del Carmine, 24 March;
  • Fiera quaresimale e del grillo, piazza JFK, 24 March;
  • John Mayall, Teatro TuscanyHall ex Obihall, 25 March;
  • Florentine New Year – historical parade, piazza SS. Annunziata, 25 March;
  • Fiera della SS. Annunziata, piazza della SS. Annunziata, 25 March;
  • Waiting for Godot, Teatro della Pergola, 26 – 28 March;
  • Diffrazioni Festival, Le Murate, 27-31 March;
  • PFM sings De André Anniversary, Teatro TuscanyHall, 28 March;
  • Blue Man Group on tour, Nelson Mandela Forum, 28 – 31 March;
  • Loredana Berté, Teatro TuscanyHall (ex Obihall), 29 March;
  • Firenze Urban Trail, piazzale Michelangiolo, 30 March;
  • Creative Factory, piazza dei Ciompi, 30-31 March;
  • Fiera quaresimale e del grillo, piazza JFK, 31 March;
  • Carmine in Fiera, piazza S. Spirito, 31 March;
  • Van Gogh and the cursed ones, Church of Santo Stefano al Ponte, until 31 March;
  • Animalia Fashion Exhibition, Palazzo Pitti, Museo della Moda e del Costume, until 5 May;
  • Antony Gormley Exhibition. To be, Uffizi Gallery, until 26 May;
  • Kiki Smith. What I saw on the road, Palazzo Pitti, Gallery of Modern Art, Andito degli Angiolini, until 2 June;
  • Leonardo da Vinci exhibition and Florence, Palazzo Vecchio, until 24 June;
  • Verrocchio Master of Leonardo Exhibition, Palazzo Strozzi, until 14 June;
  • Leonardo da Vinci. On the traces of the Battle of Anghiari, Palazzo Vecchio, until 12 January 2020.

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