From parties to dinners and dancing, here is a round-up of where to celebrate American Independence Day in Florence in 2023.
The Florentine’s Red, White + Blue Party
Celebrate American Independence Day in Florence at The Florentine’s Red, White + Blue party at Hotel Savoy in piazza della Repubblica on July 4 at 7pm. Expect burgers and sauce galore, fine Ruffino wines and a lemon layer cake kindly provided by the US Consulate, as well as live music and the chance to meet new friends. 40 euro, which includes a donation to Friends of Florence. Reserve your spot (places are limited): firstname.lastname@example.org.
TAA – Florence Dance Festival Fourth of July
The Tuscan American Association and the Florence Dance Festival join forces for an Independence Day event from 6.30pm in the Great Cloister of Santa Maria Novella (piazza Santa Maria Novella 18). Expect national anthems and welcoming remarks, music, food and drinks, dance and fashion.
Villa La Massa
Villa La Massa welcomes guests on July 4 to celebrate American Independence Day. Bistrot L’Oliveto will come alive with live music all evening long, while guests dine out on an Italian-American menu of Tuscan antipasti, freshly baked pizzas, barbecue food and local wines.
Reservations: +39 055 62611
Raw Vegan Firenze
Mark the Fourth of July with a raw and vegan experience as Raw Vegan Firenze (via Sant’Agostino 11R) provides a taco and star spangled cake menu for 20 euro. Tuesday 11am-8pm, Wednesday-Saturday 10am-8pm and Sunday 10am-5pm.
Hard Rock Cafe
Florence’s Hard Rock Cafe under the arches in piazza della Repubblica is gearing up to celebrate the Fourth with classic American food and stars and stripes decorations.
Fundraising dinner for Caritas
A dinner held at 8pm on July 4 in the cloister of Ognissanti Church (Borgo Ognissanti 42) raises funds for the San Paolino project run by the Fondazione Solidarietà Caritas. A large table with 200 seats will see dishes prepared by the Federazione Italiana Cuochi, with music and entertainment adding to the occasion. A minimum donation of 30 euro is requested.