Events in Florence: Concerts, Exhibitions and Fairs

What to do in Florence in October

September 30, 2021
What to do in Florence in October

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 2021:

  • Christoph von Dohnányi at the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, October 1;
  • Autumn exhibition of plants and flowers at the Horticultural Garden, October 1-3;
  • The Democracy of the Body Festival at the Goldoni Theatre from 2 October to 11 December;
  • La Traviata at the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, 2 and 5 October;
  • Ceramic fair in Piazza Santa Croce, 2 and 3 October;
  • Middle East Now Festival at Cinema La Compagnia until October 3;
  • Linda di Chamounix at the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, October 3;
  • Fortissimissimo Festival 2021 at the CA RI FI Foundation Auditorium in Via Folco Portinari and at the Luigi Cherubini Conservatory of Music in Piazza delle Belle Arti, until 5 October;
  • “Zucchero” Fornaciari – Ultravox Florence at the Cascine Amphitheatre, 6 October;
  • Nuclear Tactical Penguins at the Nelson Mandela Forum, 6-7 October;
  • Florence Vintage Market at Palazzo Corsini sull’Arno, from 7 to 10 October;
  • John Axelrod – Enrico Dindo at the Verdi Theatre, 8 October;
  • Autumn Fierucolina in Piazza Santo Spirito, 17 October;
  • Fán Huā Chinese Film Festival at the Teatro La Compagnia from 14 to 17 October;
  • Exhibition “Soul – The magic of animation from Snow White to Grendizer” at Palazzo Medici Riccardi until October 17;
  • Paradiso XXXIII with Elio Germano and Teho Teardo at the Teatro della Pergola from 19 to 24 October;
  • Rigoletto at the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, from 19 to 24 October;
  • Sir John Eliot Gardiner, at the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, 21 October;
  • Daniel Cohen – Ian Bostridge at the Teatro Verdi, 22 October;
  • Florence Biennale in Fortezza da Basso from 23 to 31 October;
  • Florence Creativity in Fortezza da Basso from 28 to 31 October;
  • Jonathon Heyward – Leonora Armellini at the Teatro Verdi, 29 October;
  • Half Marathon Florence, Lungarno della Zecca Vecchia – Piazza di Santa Croce, 31 October;
  • Arturo Martini and Florence exhibition at the Museo Novecento until November 14;
  • Exhibition “Dante’s party. A journey into the Comedy” at Palazzo Medici Riccardi until November 16;
  • Exhibition “The admirable vision. Dante and the Comedy in the Symbolist Imaginary” at the Bargello National Museum until January 9, 2022;
  • Exhibition “Dante. The Eternal Poet” at the Basilica of Santa Croce until 10 January 2022;
  • Exhibition “Dante and his time” at the Laurentian Library until January 14, 2022;
  • Inside Dalì at the Cathedral of the Image – Former Museum of Santo Stefano al Ponte until January 16, 2022;
  • Exhibition of Jenny Saville at the Museo del Novecento until February 20, 2022;
  • “Silk” exhibition at the Ferragamo Museum until April 18, 2022.

 

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

 

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