Annual events in Florence Italy
La cavalcata dei Re Magi
Scoppio del Carro
Dome Public square
Every year, Sunday of Easter, the wagon is pulled until the Public square of the Dome. At the 10 a.m. from the altar part a rocket that hits the wagon and make start the artifice fires.
Public Opening Iris Garden and international competition.
The Fiorita for Fra' Girolamo Savonarola
The 23 on May
Event in memory of Savonarola, born in Ferrara the 21 September of 1452 and died the 23 May of 1498 in Florence.
Calcio Storico Fiorentino (Florence Historical soccer)
Santa Croce public square
The 19, the 24 and the 28 june, in Santa Croce Public square is disputed three soccer games with more than 500 players with medieval custom. The four teams represent 4 quarters of the center of Florence. This event attracts many people every year and is between the more important.
Artifice fires of San Giovanni.
Every year, the morning of the 24 june is remembered San Giovanni, the patron of the city. A corteo part from Old Palace in order to carry of waxes the saint. The evening, in Piazzale Michelangelo there is a show with artifice fire.
Festa della Rificolona (Rificolona Festival)
It is the festivity of the children; the 7 september carry hung to of the rods, some lights called 'rificolone' for the roads and the public squares.
Festa del Grillo (Cricket Festival)
Sunday of Ascension
Every year, the Sunday of Ascension, in the Cascine park there are markets where is possible to acquire crickets in colorful cage. In past, during this festivity the in love young people decorated with flowers doors and windows of the mistresses and gave them the crickets.
Walk on the terraces of the Dome
Santa Maria del Fiore (Dome of Florence)