Events and initiatives
Country Festival at Corlo, with many traditional dishes.
“The Night of the Museums” provides late evening tours and night tours at museums across Europe: a good chance for all the ones who are busy at work during the day!
Street market for antiques and objects to collect.
The exhibition spaces are designed to harmonize with the preciousness of art and architecture of the city center.
Historical cars and motorcycles expo in the city centre.
During the week of April 14-22, all the Italian State Museums and Archeological Sites are free to promote everybody’s participation to Italian culture and historic heritage.
Free balloon flights, competitions, and a spectacular night flight with lighted balloons
The most important international event based on music and street art in Italy.
From October to April the Torrione San Giovanni, a splendid round tower along the Renaissance city walls, becomes a venue for jazz lovers.
Ferrara sotto le Stelle is renown as one of the most qualified summer festival in Italy, with prestigious names and talented young artists.
From the "Mille Miglia" race to the Estense Renaissance A travel in time organized for the return to Ferrara of the "Mille Miglia" Race: events, exhibitions and shows in the Estense City centre.
Natural fresh products from our countryside.
Pictures taken by Paolo Cortesi at Gran Bosco della Mesola Nature Reserve.
A series of free lectures and meetings held by journalists and authors from all over the world
Flavours, tastes and colours from all over Europe
Banquets, tournaments, stalls and shows from the 15th Century
Archery and crossbow tournaments, music, dance, and a knight single combat to gain the title of Este Paladin
At the National Archaeological Museum, a new exhibition is on schedule, “Love in the time of war”, organized by caterina Cornelio and Mario Cesarano at the noble floor of the museum.
Cultural events, art, concerts, exhibitions, music and entertainment in the Estense city.
Concerts and lectures in the magnificent Palazzo Costabili.
New Year’s Eve in Ferrara is one of the most peculiar events in Italy: a big party in the city centre and the great fireworks show on the Castle.
The Este Castle presents the new "Archaeology Room", a new space added to the path of the Museum. It documents in an exceptional way, the construction phases of the monument in the XIV e XV centuries.
The atmosphere of the Este masquerades will arise: after almost six hundred years, the amazing Carnival of Ferrara Court is organized in the very heart of Italian Renaissance.
Two weekends by the Po di Volano: cycling tours, itineraries, food and wine tastings.
The unconventional dinner: a meeting in the dark, a treasure hunt, a role play, a social network , a VIP dinner, a romantic picnic.
Every second Sunday of the month, the market of Organic products is held in the historic centre of Ferrara.