Your Thursday forecast: best events in Florence

Our top picks for September 19 to 26, 2019

Jane Farrell
September 18, 2019 - 16:09

ANIMALS/Follow Your Pet

September 21 and 22

Follow Your Pet and ... Clean the city with us


The dedicated event to man's best friend (and all other animal pals) is here for a weekend full of ecology and respect for the environment in the company of your pets. Experience dog plogging (collecting park waste in the company of your dog) as well as pet-themed workshops, competitions, demonstrations and many other family-friendly activities. Free entry. See


Villa Montalvo, via di Limite, 144,

Campi Bisenzio, Florence




PUBLISHING/Firenze RiVista

September 20-22

Festival for small and medium sized publications


A festival dedicated to small- and medium-sized publishing, the theme this year is 'Connection'. The Florentine Literary Review will be taking part with a stand to discuss Literary Translation and all-things-publishing. For info on The FLR event, click here and for the full programme see


Le Murate Caffè Letterario,

piazza delle Murate, 1, Florence




TALK/A Conversation with Reid Hoffman, LinkedIn Co-Founder and Executive Chairman

September 22, 6pm

Reiff Hoffman, Co-founder and Executive Chairman of LinkedIn


Stanford University in Italy, with the sponsorship of the City of Florence, hosts a conversation with Reid Hoffman; co-founder and executive chairman of LinkedIn, with Matteo Renzi, Nirav Tolia; co-founder of NextDoor and Professor Ermelinda M. Campani; Director of Stanford University in Italy. The focus of the discussion will be on the impact of Silicon Valley. The event is free and will take place in English. Open to the public, subject to availability.
For info email: [email protected]


Salone dei Cinquecento,

Palazzo Vecchio, Florence





September 22, 7.30am-4.30pm

Yoga, meditation and running triathlon


Yoga, meditation and a 5km run/walk/however-you-feel triathlon taking place this weekend in the green lung of the city, Parco delle Cascine. 

An international event makes its way to Florence and will be complete with a well-being market and refreshments. Buy tickets online at


Parco delle Cascine

Piazzale delle Cascine, Florence




MARKET AND FESTIVAL/Festa della Ceramica

September 22, 9-7pm

Piazza Matteotti, Greve in Chianti
15th edition of the festival returns to piazza Matteotti, Greve in Chianti, for a ceramics market, live music, and a farmers and crafters fair organized by the Il Pagliaio Market together with the municipality of Greve in Chianti. 
Piazza Matteotti
Greve in Chianti




ART/Florence International Biennial Antiques Fair and Art Week

September 21-29

60th anniversary of the Antiques Fair


The celebrated antiques fair launched in 1959 celebrates its 60th birthday by introducing the first Florence Art Week. Expect the movement to involve the whole city with events taking place in various museums and galleries, as well as the historic shopping streets of via de' Tornabuoni and Ponte Vecchio becoming stages for events. More details at


Various Locations

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