An eventful February, all across Italy.

A lot going on across Italy during February, with several concerts and shows, and a pinch of sport that never goes bad. If you happen to be in the peninsula during the shortest month of the year, you may don’t want to miss this!

On the 16th and 17th of February, there's the Men and Women World Cup of Cross Country in Cogne (Aosta Valley)

Have a look at February and entire 2019 Calendar

A lot going on across Italy during February, with several concerts and shows, and a pinch of sport that never goes bad.

If you happen to be in the peninsula during the shortest month of the year, you may don’t want to miss this!

The world largest sausage party, it starts today the official ‘Giro d’Italia delle salsiccie’

From all over Italy, there will be in display and to taste, the best of the national production. From Sicily to Friuli, from Piedmont down to Puglia. All the possible varieties of the oldest and famous of the sausages will be available at Fico Eataly World of Bologna.

sausages on fair for Giro d'Italia delle Salsiccie

Everything is ready, on Saturday 13th January will start the world greatest sausage fair, and will last till the 27th of the month.

Officially ”Giro d’Italia delle salsiccie” will run for 2 weeks of uninterrupted eating and partying, with the taste of the great Italian sausages. Salsiccie.

From all over Italy, there will be in display and to taste, the best of the national production. From Sicily to Friuli, from Piedmont down to Puglia. All the possible varieties of the oldest and famous of the sausages will be available at Fico Eataly World of Bologna.

Spicy, sweets, with pepper and with honey, beef, pork, dry and wet. Anything you can think of with the best Italian meat.

Bologna, Italy landscape

The show will be supported also by an historical car show from Club Bologna Autostoriche and kids games.

Something definitely not to be missed, in case you pass by Bologna this January.

2019 Events in Italy, the calendar

2019 full events!
Here’s a selection of main ones, which will be constantly updated, also with monthly summaries.

2019 Events in Italy, the calendar

A 2019 full events that will ensure that no one will get bored while in Italy.

Scroll down to the see the events for each month, and stay tuned as there will be constant updates!

January

February

  • 3rd of February the Good Charlotte are in concert at Alcatraz, in Milan
  • 3rd of February of evening football with A.S. Roma Vs. A.C. Milan, at Stadio Olimpico in Rome
  • From the 5th to the 9th of February is time for Festival di Sanremo: the legendary music festival, not at its 69th edition
  • 6th of February with the Massive Attack at Mediolanum Forum in Milan
  • On the 8th and 9th of February, you can taste great wine at Buy wine & anteprime di Toscana in Fortezza da Basso, on Florence outskirt
  • From the 6th to the 9th of February, there’s Torino Digital Days, digital media conference, in Turin
  • On the 9th of February at 5:45pm, there’s Italy versus Wales, from Stadio Flaminio in Rome, for the 6 Nations cup of rugby
  • From the 10th to 12th of February, there’s BIT (Borsa Internazionale del Turismo), the international fair of tourism and travel, in Milano
  • 11th of February are the Snow Patrol on stage at Fabrique in Milan
  • From the 16th of February till March 5th there’s the Carnival in Venice and its incredible masks through city and channels.
  • On the 16th and 17th of February, there’s the Men and Women World Cup of Cross Country in Cogne (Aosta Valley)
  • From the 19th to the 25th of February is time for Milano Fashion week with the Autumn/Winter collection
  • On the 24th February is election day in Sardinia, with the Election for the regional government
  • On the 24th of February there’s Italy v Ireland of rugby, for the 6 Nations cup 2019. From Stadio Flaminio in Rome.

March

  • 1 March Ozzy Osbourne in concert in Casalecchio di Reno (Bo),

April

  • 1 April ABBA DREAM – The Ultimate Abba Tribute Show from Milano, Teatro Nazionale CheBanca
  • 5 April Amy McDonald in concert from Milano, Teatro Dal Verme
  • 9-14 April: Salone del Mobile: in Milano, 5 days furniture design expo with parties across the city.
  • 30 April: Rita Ora in concert in Milano, Fabrique

May

  • 4 May: ABBA DREAM – The Ultimate Abba Tribute Show in Montecatini, Teatro Verdi Montecatini –
  • 7 May: Tokio Hotel in concert in Milano, Fabrique
  • 8 May: Dido in concert in Milano, Teatro degli Arcimboldi
  • 8 May: Metallica in concert in Milano, Ippodromo Snai San Siro – Milano Summer Festival –
  • 9 May: Tokio Hotel in concert in Roma, Atlantico
  • 10 May: Tokio Hotel in concert in Bologna, Estragon
  • 11 May: Lenny Kravitz in concert in Assago (Mi), Mediolanum Forum
  • 12 May: Lenny Kravitz in concert in Casalecchio di Reno (Bo), Unipol Arena
  • 11.May to the 24.November: Biennale in Venice,
  • 15 May: Backstreet Boys concert in Milano
  • 26 May: Regional Election in Piemonte and Basilicate. Election for European Parliament.
  • 29 e 30 May: 2019 Elton John in concert in Verona, Arena
  • 31 May: – 2 June MotoGP race in Mugello

June

  • 2 June: Imagine Dragons in concert in Firenze, Visarno Arena
  • 13-16 June – Firenze Rocks: 2019 rock music festival in Firenze with Ed Sheeran, The Cure, i Tool and Smashing Pumpkins
  • 14 June Ed Sheeran in concert in Firenze, Visarno Arena – Firenze Rocks
  • 15-18 June: Milano Fashion Week (man) Spring/Summer 2020
  • 16 June Ed Sheeran in concert in Roma, Stadio Olimpico
  • 16 June The Cure in concert in Firenze, Ippodromo del Visarno
  • 19 June Ed Sheeran in concert in Milano, Stadio San Siro
  • 27 June Slipknot in concert in Bologna, Parco Nord – Bologna Sonic Park
  • 28 June Take That in concert in Lucca, Piazza Napoleone – Lucca Summer Festival
  • 29 June Take That in concert in Roma, Cavea Auditorium Parco della Musica

July

  • 3 July 30 Seconds to Mars in concert in Roma, Cavea dell’Auditorium Parco della Musica
  • 4 July 30 Seconds to Mars in concert in Padova, Gran Teatro Geox
  • 6 July 30 Seconds to Mars in concert in Pistoia, Pistoia Blues Festival
  • 7 July 30 Seconds to Mars in concert in Barolo, Collisioni festival
  • 7 July 2019 Elton John in concert in Lucca, Piazza Napoleone – Lucca Summer Festival – ELTON JOHN
  • 7 July Slayer in concert in Villafranca di Verona, Castello Scaligero – Rock The Castle –
  • 7 July James Morrison in concert in Gardone Riviera, Anfiteatro del Vittoriale – Tener-a-mente Festival
  • 9 July Macklemore in concert in Lucca, Piazza Napoleone – Lucca Summer Festival
  • 10 July Macklemore in concert in Barolo, Piazza Colbert – Collisioni Festival –
  • 12 July Muse in concert in Milano, Stadio San Siro
  • 13 July Muse in concert in Milano, Stadio San Siro
  • 20 July Muse in concert in Roma, Stadio Olimpico
Elton John in concert in Italy this summer

August

  • 29 August to 7 September: Venice Film Festival

September

  • 8th September.: Formula 1 Grand Prix in Monza (MB)
  • 13-15 September: MotoGP race in Misano (San Marino GP)
  • 17-23 September 2019: Milano Fashion Week (woman): Spring/Summer 2020
  • 23 September: Michael Buble in concert in Assago, Mediolanum Forum
  • 24 September: Michael Buble in concert in Assago, Mediolanum Forum

October

  • TBD – EuroChocolate in Perugia
  • 17-27 October – Rome Movie Festival

November

  • TBD – EuroChocolate in Perugia
  • 17-27 October – Rome Movie Festival

December

  • TBD