Are you looking for some ideas on what to do in Florence in October? With the arrival of autumn you will discover many events, exhibitions, markets, concerts, theatrical performances and much more. The Brunelleschi team, boutique hotel in Florence, has selected for you the best initiatives organized in the city. The hotel can be an excellent starting point for any excursion or walk in the historic centre. We are in piazza Santa Elisabetta, near via de’ Calzaiuoli and the Duomo of Florence, also known as the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

Events in Florence and ideas on what to do in October 2023:

  • “Inside Banksy” exhibition. Cattedrale dell’Immagine – Ex Museo di Santo Stefano al Ponte, Extended until Oct. 1;
  • Antiques Market. Piazza Savonarola. Oct. 1;
  • Concert by the Orchestra of Tuscany and Chorus of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino. Basilica of Santa Croce. Oct. 4.
  • “Steve McCurry. Children,” at the Museo degli Innocenti, through Oct. 8;
  • “Lisetta Carmi. Playing loud,” Villa Bardini through Oct. 8;
  • Pooh concert. Nelson Mandela Forum. Oct. 14 and 15;
  • Enrico Brignano  “Ma…diamoci del tu”. Verdi Theater. Oct. 14 and 15;
  • exhibitions at the 14th Florence Biennale. Fortezza da Basso. Oct. 14 to 22;
  • “Italian Hours. Historical clocks from the Del Vecchio collection.” Museo Galileo through Oct. 15;
  • Ligabue concert. Nelson Mandela Forum. Oct. 17;
  • Nek and Renga concert. Nelson Mandela Forum. Oct. 19;
  • Creattiva 2023, The International Handicrafts Fair. Fortezza da Basso Oct. 19/22.
  • Negrita concert. Nelson Mandela Forum. Oct. 20;
  • Hauser concert. Nelson Mandela Forum. Oct. 21;
  • “From Santa Maria degli Angeli to the Brunelleschi Project for the Great Library: a long humanistic tradition” exhibition. UniFI Humanities Library. Oct. 28;
  • “The Return of Joseph, Prince of Dreams” exhibition. Palazzo Vecchio through Nov. 29;
  • With Shakespeare in Florence” tour. Porta Romana until Dec. 31;
  • exhibition “Magazines. Culture in Italy in the early 1900s.” Uffizi, extended until Jan. 07, 2024.


Do you still have doubts about what to do in Florence in October? Contact us by email at or by phone at 0039.055.27370.

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