What to do in Florence in January

Ideas on what to do in Florence in January 2018 among events, exhibitions and shows

With the beginning of the new year it arrives a lot of new programs and events. So, you will be spoiled for choice about what to do in Florence in January during your next stay in the city. In addition to the wonderful monuments and museums of the historic centre, in this section we recommend you especially the temporary events to be discovered in the company of Palazzo Ruspoli, Bed and Breakfast in via de’ Martelli. Our team is always at your disposal to give you the best advice and to better enjoy the city. Here are some ideas for January 2018:

  • Adrian Paci From these lights the night is served, Museo Novecento and Le Murate, all month (exhibition closed on Thursday),
  • Ali Christmas Gala, Teatro Obihall, 4-7 January,
  • La Cavalcade of the Magi, from Piazza Pitti to Piazza del Duomo, 6 January,
  • Changing of the guard, piazza della Signoria, 7 January,
  • Cirque Reckless, Ippodromo del Visarno, 7 January,
  • Firenze Light Festival, until 7 January,
  • The nephews of the king of Spain: Anton Raphael Mengs at Palazzo Pitti, Palazzo Pitti, Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Sala delle Nicchie, until 7 January 2018,
  • Tuscan Landscapes of the Twentieth Century, Villa Bardini, until 7 January 2018,
  • Carmen, Teatro dell’Opera di Firenze, 7-9-13-18 January,
  • Pitti Immagine Uomo, Fortezza da Basso, 9-12 January,
  • Wolfram Christ, Orchestra of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Teatro dell’Opera di Firenze, 12 January,
  • International Skate Awards, Mandela Forum, 13-14 January,
  • Fiera di Oltrarno, piazza Santo Spirito, 14 January,
  • Made in Sud, Teatro Obihall, 15 January,
  • Daniel Smith, Orchestra of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Teatro dell’Opera di Firenze, 17 January,
  • Pitti Immagine Bimbo, Fortezza da Basso, 18-20 January,
  • Due, with Raul Bova, Teatro Verdi, 19-21 January,
  • Brewer of the year, Biennale Enogastronomica Fiorentina, Teatro Obihall, 19-21 January,
  • Francesco Gabbani, Mandela Forum, 20 January,
  • Fortezza Antiquaria, piazza Vittorio Veneto, 20-21 January,
  • Winter Fierucolina, piazza Santo Spirito, 21 January,
  • The Cinquecento in Florence, from Michelangelo and Pontormo to Giambologna, Palazzo Strozzi, until 21 January, 2018,
  • Utopie Radicali, Palazzo Strozzi, until 21 January 2018,
  • Pitti Immagine Filati, Fortezza da Basso, 24-26 January,
  • Vintage Selection, Stazione Leopolda, 24-28 January,
  • Firenze Winter Park, Lungarno Aldo Moro, until 25 February,
  • Carmine in Fiera, piazza del Carmine, 28 January,
  • Ciompi Mensile Antiquariato, piazza Lorenzo Ghiberti, 28 January,
  • From Brooklyn to the Bargello: Giovanni della Robbia, the lunette Antinori and Stefano Arienti, Museo Nazionale del Bargello, until 8 April,
  • “A tutta scienza” at the Museo Galileo, activities for children, every weekend,
  • The return to Italy. Salvatore Ferragamo and the visual culture of the twentieth century, Museo Salvatore Ferragamo, until 2 May 2018,
  • Made in New York. Keith Haring, Paolo Buggiani and co. The true origin of Street Art, Palazzo Medici Riccardi, until 4 February,
  • Monet Experience and the Impressionsits, Church of Santo Stefano al Ponte, until 1 May 2018,
  • Soy Luna Live, Mandela Forum, 31 January.


2 January 2018