What to do in Florence during the May 1st
From the events, to the itineraries made for spring
Iris Garden - 25 April - 20 May
59th edition of the Iris International Competition
The garden is open from April 25 to May 20 but the iris does not begin to bloom, usually before the second week of May. From 8 to 13 May 2017 the annual International Competition of Iris. Not to be missed!
Morocco Trophy - May 1 - Piazza della Signoria
Magnificent and brilliant colors will fly in the air at the rhythm of the drums scattering the flags launching, flooding the squares with their echoes, accompanied by the audience's whispers at every show of the four racing groups dressed in vintage dresses; This year, to show their witty art, will be the Bandierai degli Uffizi, Bandwriters and Musicians City of Lucca (LU), Bandwriters and Musicians City of Jupiter (TR), Bandwriters and Musicians of the Terzieri Party of Montecassiano (MC).
Spring flower market and flower market - until May 1 - Garden of the Horticulture
Until 1 May, from 9 am to 7 pm at the Garden of Horticulture in Florence (Entrance from Via Vittorio Emanuele II, 4 and Via Bolognese 17) to the Spring Market Exhibition of plants and flowers organized by the Tuscan Society of Horticulture.
Entry is free. There will be 50 of the best Tuscan growers and not only.
Klimt Experience - until May 1 - Santo Stefano al Ponte
Klimt's life, figures and landscapes are the absolute protagonists of this new immersive multimedia representation dedicated to the founding father of the Viennese Secession. Works like The Kiss, The Tree of Life, or Judith, have become part of popular culture, yet Klimt remains an artist to discover and tell.
International Handicraft Exhibition - until May 1st - Stronghold
The first crafts fair certified in Italy, each year hosts the greatest craftsmen in a magnificent location - the sixteenth century Fortezza da Basso - where tradition and new trends blend each time creating unique creations that will last in time . A showcase of excellence, an unmissable opportunity for small business owners and quality craftsmen!
Florence cocktails week - From 1 to 7 May - Florence
An entire week dedicated to mixing "made in Florence". 16 bartenders of historic cafés, luxurious hotels and trendy bars of florence will give their local creativity free venture with their Signature Cocktail each and a Cocktail List specially designed for the whole week at a special price.