Events

You can never get bored in Verona, every day there is new excitement to be found

If you love music, art and theatre then Verona is your ideal destination. In addition, our beautiful city also offers a wide range of fairs and events of international caliber.

SAN VALENTINO

Verona in Love. For this occasion the historical center is painted red and alive with events and shows that are dedicated to the most famous love story that comes alive through music, dancing and plays. Every year thousands of lovers from all over the world come to celebrate this event. Verona is the perfect romantic city in which to spend the day dedicated to love with you better half. The 14th of February is a tradition in the city…. So will you be there too?

VINITALY

Whether you are an industry professional or simply an aficionado, Vinitaly is one event that lovers of wine should not miss! Vinitaly is in fact the biggest annual rendezvous for aficionados, producers and experts in this sector that takes place at the Verona Polo Fieristico at the end of March, beginning of April. It is the pride and joy of Italian exhibits, with over 100 thousand meters squared, hosting the global wine and spirits markets with producers from all over the world. Moreover with the opportunity for conferences, research and workshops, Vinitaly has over the years confirmed its status as a reference point in the wine –producing network.

OPERA FESTIVAL

During the summer season the Verona Arena becomes the scenic stage for the Verona Opera Festival. Every year over 54 performances are enacted, from the most traditional works to the most innovative revisions by international directors. At the beginning of the performance light the traditional candle and the Arena will reveal its fascinating and unique self. Consult the Season calendar and buy you tickets for the Arena; a convenient free shuttle service will take you to the show and then bring you back to the hotel. (This service is available if booked, seats are limited.)

HORSE FAIR

This is the ultimate Italian event in the equestrian sector and it takes place at the Verona Polo Fieristico at the beginning of November. For over 115 years, this event has brought together enthusiasts and experts that have found a perfect lifestyle in the equestrian world. The fair is divided into many parts from the purely commercial to those of performances and even those of scientific and cultural meetings promoted by diverse associations, universities and research centers.

MERCATINI DI NATALE

Let yourself be transported by the magic that permeates the city during the Christmas period. The grandeur of the monuments and glimpses of the city are transformed by the colors and the atmosphere of Christmas. The lights of the city create a fascinating effect that culminates with the majestic Christmas star which arises from the Arena and then lays it wings on the square. In the meantime the Christmas Market in Dei Signori Square, with its little wooden huts that host typical and handmade products, is just waiting to be discovered.