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October 18, 2019

Halloween in Florence 2019

Costume planned, spider webs stretched across doorframes and pumpkin carving kit ready for action? Whatever your levels of Halloween-organisation, we have you covered with where to celebrate it. The striking, the frightening and the outright mad this October 31, 2019. Break out your jack-o-lanterns and scary stories for the ultimate Halloween in Florence.     […]
October 5, 2018

Spice up your Halloween

  Florence is short on “spook factor” and you won’t find much Halloween hullabaloo in traditional Tuscan eateries. No dinner plans for the fright night of October 31? Trade in your go-to trattoria for some Mexican Day of the Dead vibes at Tijuana, Florence’s mainstay for South of the Border-style cuisine.   On Halloween night, […]
October 30, 2017

Halloween 2017 highlights in Florence

Tomorrow Florence paints the town orange as Halloween celebrations take over the Tuscan capital. Break out your best ghoul/goblin/witch wear and make your way to one of these spooky shindigs (all are scheduled for October 31 unless otherwise noted).   Flash Mo-bike & Aperol Party From 9pm MAD Souls & Spirits, borgo San Frediano 36r, […]
October 1, 2015

What to do on Halloween in Florence

Break out your broomsticks and bags of candy: October 31 is just around the corner. If the only thing frightening about Halloween is how empty your social calendar looks, we’re here to help!   Like any Saturday night in Florence, there’s much to choose
October 24, 2013

Buon Halloween!

Ask most Florentines what they will be doing on the evening of  October 31 and the answer will probably be ‘nothing special.’ Halloween is not an Italian tradition, although in recent years American customs have sneaked in, and shops now enjoy booming sales of scary paraphernalia, with &
October 25, 2012

Halloween in Tuscany 2012

  The ghosts, monsters and legends of Tuscany will come alive on the night of October 31st. From witch trials in San Miniato to an ancient sword in the stone in Chiusdino and the cries of a troubled spirit in Monteriggioni, the region is full of mysteries and hauntings to shake the calm of the […]
October 27, 2011

Halloween in Florence 2011

Halloween us upon us again and Florence is ready with events, parties, and even a haunted house. Read on to make your plans for October 31 2011. Every year by mid-October we see more store windows sporting fake cobwebs and plastic pumpkins than in the previous year. No longer
October 21, 2010

Florence meets Halloween

Whether Italians like or not, Halloween has haunted Italy and Florence for some time. In just a few years, this imported pagan festival, which in fact originated in Europe, has become a custom here, with some eight million Italians celebrating it. Now a 200-million-euro business, according to a
October 30, 2008

Halloween, Ognissanti and i Morti

Though not traditionally celebrated in Italy, Halloween has become increasingly popular over the last few years and many Florentine nightspots celebrate with themed parties. Borgo a Mozzano, near Lucca, hosts a Halloween extravaganza complete with ghost walks and costume contests (read more) or visit   The two
October 23, 2019

Your Thursday forecast: best events in Florence

EXHIBITION/ Enigma Pinocchio. Da Giacometti a LaChapelle October 22 – March 22, 2020       Pinocchio’s adventures are known the world over. This exhibition explores the puppet’s influence and why he has grasped imaginations for generations. Carlo Collodi’s creation has been the subject of works by Giacometti, LaChapelle, Munari, Paladino, McCarthy, Venturino Venturi and […]