Events in Florence: Concerts, Exhibitions and Fairs

What to do in Florence in October

October 2, 2019
What to do in Florence in October

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.

Events in Florence and ideas on what to do in October 2019:

  • Build a masterpiece: the Trajan Column, Boboli Gardens, spaces in front of the Grande Limonaia, until 6 October,
  • Breakfast and Aperitif with Leonardo, Science and Technology Foundation and Planetarium, until 11 October,
  • Achille Lauro, Tuscany Hall Theatre, 3 October,
  • Women’s Heritage, various places in the city, from 4 to 6 October,
  • ’Merc’ANT d’Autumn, piazza della Libertà, from 4 to 6 October,
  • Market and Shops, Piazza del Carmine, 5 October,
  • Artefacendo, Piazza dei Ciompi, 5 October,
  • Exhibition of plants and flowers – autumn edition, Horticultural Garden, 5 and 6 October,
  • International Ceramics Fair, Piazza della Santissima Annunziata, 5 and 6 October,
  • Visarno Market, Visarno arena – Piazzale delle Cascine, 5 and 6 October,
  • Promotional exhibition of plants and flowers, Piazza dei Ciompi, every Friday morning,
  • “A tutta scienza”, science at the Galileo Museum, activities for children, every weekend,
  • Free entrance to the state museums of Florence, 6 October,
  • Change of the Guard, Piazza della Signoria, 6 October,
  • Feast of Santa Reparata, Piazza Duomo, 8 October,
  • Didacta Fair Italia, Fortezza da Basso, from 9 to 11 October,
  • Mary Said What She Said, Teatro della Pergola, from 11 to 13 October,
  • Notes in the Museums of the Bargello, Museum of the Medici Chapels, 12 October,
  • Creative Factory, Piazza dei Ciompi, 12 and 13 October,
  • Make art not war, Palazzo Medici Riccardi, until 20 October,
  • Fernand Cortez, Opera Theatre of Florence, from 12 to 23 October,
  • Cascine in Fiera, Piazzale JFK, 13 October,
  • Oltrarno Fair, Piazza Santo Spirito, 13 October,
  • Carmen, Teatro dell’Opera di Firenze, from 13 to 25 October,
  • Francesco Renga, Teatro Verdi, 15 and 16 October,
  • Florence Queer Festival, La Compagnia and other places, from 15 to 20 October,
  • Fiorella Mannoia, Teatro Verdi, 18 and 19 October,
  • Florence Biennale 12th edition, Fortezza da Basso, from 18 to 27 October,
  • Promotional fair for independent bookshops, Piazza dei Ciompi, 19 October,
  • Aria Antiquarian Independence, Independence Square, 19 and 20 October,
  • Zionare Collecting in Florence. Artigianarte, Theater TuscanyHall, 19 and 20 October,
  • Fierucolina d’Autunno, piazza Santo Spirito, 20 October,
  • “Rionalissima” Florentine street fair, “Artemio Franchi” stadium area, 20 October,
  • Jozef Dumoulin | A Jazz Supreme, Sala Vanni, 26 October,
  • Stefano Bollani and Chucho Valdés, Teatro Verdi, 26 October,
  • Comics and records, Piazza dei Ciompi, 26 and 27 October,
  • Tony Cragg in Boboli, Boboli Gardens, until 27 October,
  • Emmanuel Krivine, Opera Theatre of Florence, 27 October,
  • Ciompi Mensile Antiquariato, Piazza Lorenzo Ghiberti, 27 October,
  • France Odeon, Cinema La Compagnia, from 29 October to 1 November,
  • ARTour the beautiful in the square, Piazza degli Strozzi, from 30 October to 3 November,
  • Alpesh Chauhan, Opera Theater of Florence, 31 October,
  • Notes to the Museum, Florence Opera Museum, 31 October,
  • Halloween dinner in Florence, at the Osteria della Pagliazza, October 31st.
  • Florence Handmade in Italy, at the Fortezza da Basso, from 31 October to 3 November,
  • Tutto Sposi, at the Fortezza da Basso, from 31 October to 3 November,
  • Leonardo Leonardo’s Botanica. For a new science between Art and Nature, Complex of Santa Maria Novella, until 15 December, 2019,
  • Natalia Goncharova A Woman of the Avant-garde with Gauguin, Matisse and Picasso, Palazzo Strozzi, until 12 January 2020,
  • Leonardo da Vinci. On the traces of the Anghiari Battle, Palazzo Vecchio, until 12 January 2020,
  • Leonardo and perpetual motion, Galileo Museum, from 10 October to 12 January 2020,
  • De Chirico, Palazzo Medici Riccardi, from 31 October to 18 February 2020,
  • Sustainable Thinking, Salvatore Ferragamo Museum, until 8 March 2020,
  • The return of Giuseppe Principe dei Sogni, Salone dei Dugento in Palazzo Vecchio, until 28 August 2021.

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