What to do in Florence in September 2019

Are you looking for ideas on what to do in Florence in September? Find out the suggestions of the Bed and Breakfast Palazzo Ruspoli team. With the arrival of autumn, you will discover many proposals on what to do in Florence in September 2019 during your free time in the city. Our bed and breakfast in Florence centre is located a few meters away from the Duomo, in via de’ Martelli, and it allows you to easily reach all the main event locations in the historic city centre. We have selected for you a series of initiatives not to miss:

  • 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 other personalized advice on what to do in Florence in September, do not hesitate to contact us at 0039.055.2670563 or by email at info@palazzo-ruspoli.it.

30 August 2019