Annual events in Florence

Annual events
La cavalcata dei Re Magi
6 January
Historical Center
Tel. +39-055-2302885

Scoppio del Carro. 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.
6 January - Dome Public square

Iris Garden. Public Opening Iris Garden and international competition.
May - Tel. +39-055-483112

The Fiorita for Fra' Girolamo Savonarola Girolamo Savonarola. Event in memory of Savonarola, born in Ferrara the 21 September of 1452 and died the 23 May of 1498 in Florence.
The 23 on May - Signoria Square
Tel. +39-055-27681

Calcio Storico Fiorentino (Florence Historical soccer). 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.
June - Santa Croce square
Tel. +39-055-2616052

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.
24 June - Piazzale Michelangelo
Tel. +39-055-094174

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). 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.
Sunday of Ascension - Cascine Park

Walk on the terraces of the Dome
8 September - Santa Maria del Fiore (Dome of Florence)
Tel. +39-055-2302885