Recurring

Ferragosto

It's the summer and in August many Italians are looking forward to Ferragosto which starts on August 15th. It's known as a two-week vacation period with roots in ancient Rome. When Emperor Augustus invented the feriae Augusti to mark the end harvest he also made it a moment that signified a period of well-deserved rest. Later, during the fascist regime, this ...

Recurring

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Italy

Unnamed Venue Bologna

Lace up those running shoes, get that last swig of water and be sure to get a good stretch in; the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure is on again. The Italian branch of the organization hosts a series of events and workshops promoting good health and exercise leading up to a big race in efforts to raise money ...

15€

Recurring

Bologna: Under the Stars of Cinema

Piazza Maggiore Bologna, Emilia-Romagna

Bologna has got some spectacular spaces from le due torri, to the garden of Margherita, and under the porticos that lead you to a panoramic view of the city from the Church of San Luca. During the summer though, Piazza Maggiore offers yet another unique space with film screenings of the classics starting at 9:45 PM. Among the vast talented directors ...

Free

Bologna: Oltre Festival

Parco Caserme Rosse Via di Corticella, Bolgona, Emilia-Romagna

The Oltre Festival, or the Beyond Festival, invites all music lovers to go beyond the city walls to listen to their favorite type of music. The line up includes genres from like singer-songwriter to rock. This five-day event takes place in the Parco di Caserme Rosse. Don't miss out on this special experience to go beyond the walls and explore a new ...

€22

Bologna: The Tower and the Moon

Parco Archeologico Via dell'Archiginnasio 2, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna

This unique evening festival takes place in the Archeologic Garden of San Pietro at the foot of the Campanaria Tower from the 13th century in the town of Ozzano dell'Emilia. Here, guests can bear witness to a wizards magic, watch theater and dance performances, concerts a more all under the moonlight. Note: dates have not been confirmed; please check the ...

Goblets of Stars

Goblets of Stars (Calici di Stelle) is a wine event held annually across Italy on the night of and the week leading up to the Feast of San Lorenzo, a night that is historically lit up with shooting stars, interpreted as the tears of San Lorenzo. Evening concerts, parades, and events celebrating wine are held in piazzas across the country. ...

Recurring

Ferragosto

It's the summer and in August many Italians are looking forward to Ferragosto which starts on August 15th. It's known as a two-week vacation period with roots in ancient Rome. When Emperor Augustus invented the feriae Augusti to mark the end harvest he also made it a moment that signified a period of well-deserved rest. Later, during the fascist regime, this ...

Bologna: Danza Urbana

Unnamed Venue Bologna

Danza Urbana is an international dance festival held in the streets of Bologna. This years event will host 11 Italian artists and 9 foreign artists such as Hisashi Watanabe who will display his incredible jugglery. Attendees are invited to enjoy many multimedia performances and exhibitions that double as commentary on international issues. Note: Dates have not been confirmed; please visit the ...

Free

Bologna: Healthy Living Fair

Bologna Exhibition Centre (Fiera di Bologna) Via della Fiera, 20, Bologna

Annually, Bologna puts on a healthy living fair called Sana, which showcases and sells organic and environmentally friendly goods. The fair features three different sections: nutrition, health and other natural products. The fair puts on demonstrations, hosts activities and sells products for the whole family. The fair will feature organic products and cosmetics, natural health treatments, and eco-friendly home goods such ...

10€

European Heritage Days

European Heritage Days began in France in 1954 as a way to celebrate the European continent. Celebrations are arranged across Italy, with different themes for each country every year. Free admission to museums, archaeological sites, concerts and theater invite Europeans and visitors to discover the heritage and culture of Italy. Dream of Italy is a membership website and award-winning travel ...

Free