A craft market at the Certosa, a Sicilian festival in Novoli or the autumn fairs between Signa and Mugello: the weekend of 22, 23 and 24 October 2021 in Florence and surroundings is rich in markets all to visit. In our usual guide to the stalls, we point out the main events.
Fair of records, comics and clothing in Piazza dei Ciompi
The program continues markets in Piazza dei Ciompi, in the heart of Florence, where on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October 2021 the trade fair-exchange of records, comics, vintage American clothing and games. Behind the Loggia del Pesce, from 9.00 to 19.30, stalls take place to buy and have their collectibles valued.
ARTour market in the center of Florence (22-23-34 October 2021)
The best agri-food productions of our region are the protagonists in Piazza Strozzi, from 22 to 24 October for the first edition of the branded markets ARTour of Tuscan Taste, organized by Cna with the collaboration of the Municipality of Florence and Artex. Among the products to be discovered, typical Tuscan sweets, local craft beers, cold cuts, liqueurs, truffles, honey, bread and much more. There will be tastings for everyone and gifts for children. Those who buy in this market at km 0 will be entitled to a reduced ticket to visit the exhibition Shine. Jeff Koons, hosted at Palazzo Strozzi.
Handicrafts at the Certosa di Firenze: market exhibition on 23 and 24 October
The suggestive monastery of the Charterhouse of Florence hosts on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October 2021 a market exhibition of high craftsmanship, organized by Strana.mente eventi. On the counters there are bijoux and jewels, clothing and accessories, bags and shoes, perfumes and cosmetics, furnishing accessories and food and wine products, as well as street food trucks.
And then many collateral events, such as art exhibitions and guided tours to the Certosa complex (3 pm, 4 pm and 5 pm). Admission is free in compliance with anti-Covid regulations. Market opening hours 11.00 – 19.30. Info: 333 2521819 329 8056528 [email protected]
Santo Spirito in Fiera
Come every fourth Sunday of the month, in the Florentine Oltrarno the market organized by the Fivag Cisl of Florence in piazza Santo Spirito. From 8.00 to 20.00 the street vendors for quality products such as honey, truffles, typical and agricultural products, vintage clothing, bags, costume jewelery, crafts and antiques.
Markets in Florence: the Sicilian festival at the San Donato shopping center (Novoli)
Moving to the outskirts, Sicilian flavors arrive in the piazza del San Donato shopping center in Novoli, for a market entirely dedicated to the delicacies of the island, from 21 to 24 October 2021, every day from 10 to midnight. You can buy food and wine products and taste Sicilian delicacies such as arancini, cannoli, cassata, bread with sardines, craft beers and much more. Folkloric initiatives are also planned. Admission is free and the Sicilian party takes place in compliance with anti-Covid regulations.
Fairs around Florence: Impruneta celebrates San Luca
A Impruneta well the celebrations for the patron, with the traditional Millennial Fair of San Luca, which continues until Sunday 24 October. The 2021 edition program is more limited, given the anti-contagion rules, but the market in the historic center and the amusement park rides (open until 11pm). Sunday 24 also the shops will be open of the natural shopping center il Pozzo.
Markets around Florence: Flavors of autumn Signa and Svuota cantine (24 October 2021)
Just outside Florence, Sunday is time for “Flavors of autumn” in the center of Signa, market of food and wine specialties of the season accompanied by an extraordinary edition of Empty cellars and from inflatables for the little ones. The party takes place between Piazza Cavour, Viale Mazzini and Piazza della Repubblica from 10-20. Mornings and afternoons are also scheduled weaving and honey workshops. More information on the Facebook page of the Proloco di Signa.
For a trip out of Florence: chestnuts, antiques and stone, the markets of Mugello (23-24 October 2021)
The calendar for this weekend at Mugello is rich. As for chestnuts, like last weekend, a Marradi Sunday 24 October the appointment with the good brown market show, which brings food stands and craft stalls to the center of the town. Always Sunday the festival of the chestnut and the fruits of the undergrowth soul Palazzuolo sul Senio, while the traditional one takes place in San Godenzo Ballottata of Castagno d’Andrea, which offers tastings and sale of burnt, ballotte and other specialties.
Vicchio Saturday and Sunday organizes the Mugello Brown Fair: Saturday 23 roasted chestnuts in the square, Sunday 24 stands, initiative, music, workshops for children and the beating of corn. A Firenzuola “From the Wood to the Stone 2021“Sunday 24 brings to the historic center the market of typical products, the evening stone exhibition as well as street bands, falconry shows, games for children and exhibitions (here the program in pdf).
We recommend that you check for any program changes on the official websites.