Events in Rome
Rome is a vibrant city! Check this list of important roman events, and enjoy your stay in this wonderful city!
Here you'll find information on cultural events in Rome: art, performances, and music that would appeal to tourists visiting Rome.
CONCERTS, FESTIVALS, FAIRS AND MORE
MAY 1st - MUSIC CONCERT1st May - Rome
National and international names play for free at San Giovanni in the heart of Rome
TOURIST VILLAGELungotevere Castello (between S.Pietro e Castel Sant'Angelo)
Phone: (0039) 06 39741118
ROME EUROPE FESTIVALhttp://www.romaeuropa.net/
GAY/LESBIAN FESTIVAL (May).
Need to contact organizers for dates and place annually: Circolo Mario Mieli di Cultura Omosessuale, or go to bars such as the Hangar (Via in Selci, 69) or, for lesbians, try Panico (Via di Panico, 13).
You can also try the most famous gay club in Rome, Alibi, at Via di Monte Testaccio, 44.
FLOWER FESTIVAL (June, the Sunday after Corpus Domini)
Genzano, Castelli Romani, south of Rome. Streets are carpeted with flowers.
FESTA DI S.GIOVANNI (June 23-24)
Piazza di Porta San Giovanni. Celebrated with meals of snails in tomato sauce, suckling pig, a fair, and fireworks display.
FESTA DI S.PIETRO (June 29)
In many churches. Celebrations mark the feast of St. Peter.
EXPO TEVERE (end June-mid-July)
along the Tiber. Arts and crafts, food and wine, music and fireworks.
FESTA DE NOANTRI(last two weeks in July)
The streets of Trastevere. Feating, processions and entertainment.
ARTS OUTDOORS (July/August)Baths of Caracalla, Villa Ada, Ostia Antica, by the Tiber, in parks. Opera, concerts, drama, and film.
FESTA DELLA MADONNA DELLA NEVE (August 5)
Santa Maria Maggiore. Legendary 4th century fall of snow re-enacted with showers of white flower petals.
FERRAGOSTO (August 15)
Santa Maria in Trastevere. Midsummer Roman holiday. Almost everything closes down. Celebrations are held for the Feast of the Assumption.
ART FAIR (September)Via Margutta.
SAGRA DELL'UVA(early September)Basilica of Constantine.
Harvest festival with grapes selling at bargain prices and lots of folksy street entertainment.
CRAFTS FAIR (last week September/first week October)Via dell'Orso, near Piazza Navona.
ANTIQUES FAIR (mid-October)Via dei Coronari.
FESTA DI SANTA CECILIA (November 22)
Santa Cecilia in Trastevere and Catacombs of San Callisto.
VINO NOVELLO TASTING(late November)Campo de' Fiori.
FESTA DELLA MADONNA IMMACOLATA (December 8)Piazza di Spagna.
Firemen climb up a ladder to place a wreath on the statue of the Virgin Mary. Column in front of McDonald's.
TENNIS MASTERS SERIES DI ROMAParco del Foro Italico.
Viale dei Gladiatori, 31
Phone800622662 - 06 32837204
Ticket-office of Foro Italico: lun-ven ore 10-13/14-17
CONCORSO IPPICO INTERNAZIONALE of Piazza di Siena
Piazza Scipione Borghese, 5 Casino Borghese
Phone: (0039) 06 328101
XXII° GOLDEN GALA di ATLETICA LEGGERAWebsite: www.goldengala.it/
Operas and Classical Concerts performed in special scenary like Churches, Auditorium or Theatres. You can book the tickets directly with us! Take a look to our section dedicated to Opera and Classical Concerts in Rome.
I CONCERTI NEL PARCOAddress: Villa Doria Pamphili
Via Aurelia Antica
FESTIVAL RASSEGNA PREMIO CINEMA INDIPENDENTEAddress:Via della Caffarella 10
Phone: (0039)3492210068 or 3478675245
DONNA SOTTO LE STELLE (Women under the Stars)Fashion Show in Piazza di Spagna
AUDITORIUM PARCO DELLA MUSICAViale Pietro de Coubertin, 30
Phone: (0039) 06 80241
Fax: (0039) 06 80241211
Mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org