Rome is where most events such as exhibitions, concerts and shows take place in Italy.
Hereby, we suggests a list of regular events that take place in the city each year. Keep in mind the fact that if you want to plan a trip to Rome in a period when one of these events is taking place.
Rome Film Festival:
The International Film Festival of Rome, which first edition took place in 2006, attempts to bring in Rome the importance and fascination of the most important European editions. The event takes place in October at the Auditorium and Parco della Musica.
Christmas in Rome:
If you are planning on taking one of our Rome city breaks for some Christmas shopping you will find plenty to keep you busy. Rome's Piazza Navona hosts a traditional Christmas market, complete with Santa Claus, presepi (nativity scenes) and stalls selling Christmas goodies.
New Year's Eve & New Year's Day:
Hordes of Romans flock to piazza del Popolo to see in the new year with a free concert and fireworks display; check the city council website (www.comune.roma.it) for a full list of events. Some people add to the fun with home-grown pyrotechnics and flying spumante corks, turning the centro storico into something resembling a war zone.
The race itself stretches around some of the most famous attractions of the eternal city and includes a wealth of other activities which include concerts and other cultural events, that take place around the city at the same time.
April 21 Christmas in Rome:
The Birth of Rome, is a secular holiday linked to the founding of the city of Rome, with costume performances and cultural events in historic districts of downtown Rome.
First of May - May 1st:
On the occasion of the celebration of the Labour day, in Piazza San Giovanni numerous artist concerts and exhibition of famous comics take place.
Estate Romana - June/August:
During the month of July and August a lot of open air events and happenings are hosted in Rome: Concerts, theatre plays, cabaret shows are organized along the Tevere banks and in the city parks.