Florence: Christmas and New Year’s Events

Christmas Market (Il Mercato di Natale) in Piazza Santa Croce November 28 to December 16, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Forty-nine exhibitors from 13 European countries will be selling their wares: Christmas decorations from Germany, reindeer furs from Finland, typical sweets from Austria, China-bone from England, dolls and glass from Hungary and amber from Poland.Ice Skating in Piazza della Libertà
December 1 to January 13, open daily 9 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Six euros to rent skates.
Free New Year’s Eve Concert in Piazza Santa Croce
December 31, starts at 11 p.m.
Listen to the Orchestra Filarmonica del Teatro Lirico Europeo, made
up of 80 musicians.
More events featured in our free article What’s Happening in Florence for Christmas and New Year’s 2007