Events in Florence: Concerts, Exhibitions and Fairs

What to do in Florence in September

September 6, 2019
what to do in Florence in September

Events in Florence, concerts not to be missed, markets and international exhibitions for a September 2019 rich in novelty.

With the arrival of Autumn, there are so many novelties in the city and many tips on what to do in Florence in September and how to spend your free time based on your interests and passions. Our team has selected for you a series of events in Florence not to be missed:

  • Change of the Guard, Piazza della Signoria, 1 September;
  • Fabio Luisi / Sergej Kylov, Teatro dell’Opera di Firenze, 6 September;
  • Festa della Rificolona, Piazza Santissima Annunziata, 7 September from 8 pm;
  • Opening of the Fortezza da Basso, viale Filippo Strozzi, free admission with mandatory booking, 7 September;
  • Rificolona sull’Arno. Parade of illuminated boats, Lungarno Anna Maria Luisa de’ Medici, 8, Florence, 8 September;
  • Fierucola del Pane, Piazza della Santissima Annunziata, 8 September;
  • Oltrarno Fair, piazza Santo Spirito, 8 September;
  • September in Piazza della Passera, 10-13 September;
  • Florence Jazz festival, Oltrarno, various places, 11-15 September;
  • Pitti Fragranze Florence, Stazione Leopolda, 13-15 September;
  • La Traviata, Teatro dell’Opera di Firenze, from 14 to 24 September;
  • Creative Factory, piazza dei Ciompi, 14-15 September;
  • Fiorente, urban ride, Piazza della Signoria, 15 September;
  • Fierucolina di San Michele, piazza Santo Spirito, 15 September;
  • ARTour, the beautiful in the square, Piazza degli Strozzi, 20-22 September;
  • Promotional fair for independent bookshops, Piazza dei Ciompi, 21 September;
  • 31^ BIAF – International Biennial of Florence Antiques, Palazzo Corsini, from 21 to 29 September;
  • Dance steps. Isadora Duncan and the figurative arts in Italy between the nineteenth century and the avant-garde, Villa Bardini and Stefano Bardini Museum, until September 22nd;
  • Indipendenza Antiquaria, piazza dell’Indipendenza, 21-22 September;
  • European Heritage Days 2019, with free admission to cultural places throughout Europe, in various locations of Florence, 21-22 September;
  • Promotional Fair Santo Spirito in Fiera, Piazza Santo Spirito, 22 September;
  • Bacco Artigiano Carro Matto, a traditional parade for the blessing of wine with the offer to the Signoria of Florence, piazza di Parte Guelfa, 3.30 pm, 28 September;
  • Children at the Museum, Opificio delle Pietre Dure, until 28 September;
  • Comics and Records, Piazza dei Ciompi, 28-29 September;
  • Ciompi Mensile Antiquariato, piazza Lorenzo Ghiberti, 29 September;
  • Corri La Vita 2019, Piazza Vittorio Veneto, 29 September;
  • Promotional exhibition of plants and flowers, Piazza dei Ciompi, every Friday morning;
  • Leonardo and his books. The library of the Universal Genius, Museo Galileo, until 22 September;
  • The books of the Grand Duke Cosimo I de’ Medici, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, until 18 October;
  • Make art not war, Palazzo Medici Riccardi, until 20 October;
  • Leonardo da Vinci. On the traces of the Anghiari Battle, Museum of Palazzo Vecchio, until 12 January 2020;
  • Natalia Goncharova A Woman of the Avant-garde with Gauguin, Matisse and Picasso, Palazzo Strozzi, until 12 January 2020;
  • Sustainable Thinking, Salvatore Ferragamo Museum, until 8 March 2020;
  • The return of Giuseppe Principe dei Sogni, Salone dei Dugento in Palazzo Vecchio, until 29 August 2021.

We wait for you in Florence! If you need further personal advice on what to do in Florence in September, do not hesitate to contact us at 055.27370 or by email at


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