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September 2017

Florence: Rificolona (Lantern Festival)

September 7, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every year that begins at 9:00 pm on day 7 of September, repeating indefinitely

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Though the origin of this colorful celebration is disputed, many believe Rificolona began as a celebration on the eve of the Feast of the Madonna, the nativity of the virgin. It is said that villagers would start their pilgrimage before the break of dawn to the city of Florence on the eve of her birthday. They relied on their lanterns, or rificolone, to light their. Others affirm the holiday's roots are found deep within pagan tradition. In any case, Rificolona…

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September 2020

Florence: Rificolona (Lantern Festival)

September 7, 2020 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every year that begins at 9:00 pm on day 7 of September, repeating indefinitely

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Free

Though the origin of this colorful celebration is disputed, many believe Rificolona began as a celebration on the eve of the Feast of the Madonna, the nativity of the virgin. It is said that villagers would start their pilgrimage before the break of dawn to the city of Florence on the eve of her birthday. They relied on their lanterns, or rificolone, to light their. Others affirm the holiday's roots are found deep within pagan tradition. In any case, Rificolona…

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September 2021

Florence: Rificolona (Lantern Festival)

September 7, 2021 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every year that begins at 9:00 pm on day 7 of September, repeating indefinitely

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Free

Though the origin of this colorful celebration is disputed, many believe Rificolona began as a celebration on the eve of the Feast of the Madonna, the nativity of the virgin. It is said that villagers would start their pilgrimage before the break of dawn to the city of Florence on the eve of her birthday. They relied on their lanterns, or rificolone, to light their. Others affirm the holiday's roots are found deep within pagan tradition. In any case, Rificolona…

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March 2022

Florence: Ecotrail

March 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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This race combines road and trail running, taking runners on a 43- or 80-km course through parks and landmarks.

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April 2022

Florence Half Marathon

April 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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If you've ever wanted to run past the Duomo, this half marathon is for you. There's also an 8km race and a charity walk for non-runners.

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June 2022

Florence: Estate Fiorentina

June 1 @ 8:00 am - September 30 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every year that begins at 8:00 am on of May, repeating indefinitely

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Summer lasts into September at Florence's annual summer festival. The festivities include outdoor cinema, a rooftop music festival, jazz music, il Palio di Santo Stefano in Pane which is a Renaissance fair, and much more. Dream of Italy is a membership website and award-winning travel publication publishing 170 issues since 2002. Get a free issue to see what we are all about. Join now to access them all. Let our expert travel planners book your Italy trip. We also host a…

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