Events and initiatives
On Saturday, August 31st, and on the last Saturday of the month up to December, special opening of the National Archaeological Museum from 8 to 11 pm.
Ferrara hosts the fifth edition of the Festival of Jewish Book in Italy, and the fourth Jewish White Night.
The exhibition spaces are designed to harmonize with the preciousness of art and architecture of the city center.
Boat trips on the moat of the Este Castle.
During the winter festivities, the city centre will host a typical Christmas market and lots of events for both kids and adults.
In the fascinating squares of the historic centre many Christmas markets are open during the festivities
The Concerts Season 2013/2014 organized by Ferrara Musica: an ensemble of class-level events.
Relationship between Jewish people and institutions from Middle Ages on.
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.
Sunday, March 16th, 2014 in Ferrara takes place a new edition of the Marathon and Half Marathon, the footrace that involves thousands of athletes.
Natural fresh products from our countryside.
The National Picture Gallery at Palazzo dei Diamanti hosts an exhibition dedicated to the restoration of one of the masterpieces of Ferrarese art from the XVI Century: the Costabili Polyptych.
The eight 'contrade', in their superb Renaissance costumes, pay homage to the Duke Borso in the courtyard of the Este Castle
Masterpieces of the 17th Century from the churches of Ferrara.
International festival of kite takes place in the wonderful urban park.
A series of free lectures and meetings held by journalists and authors from all over the world
Side events to Opera Season 2014
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.
The exhibition dedicated to the Matissian representation of the figure, will be presented at Palazzo dei Diamanti from February 22nd to June 15th, 2014.
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.
On schedule: Luisa Miller by Verdi, La Cenerentola by Rossini, La Bohème by Puccini, as well as the first complete modern interpretation of Orfeo ed Euridice by Ferdinando Bertoni.
A month of celebrations, parades, flag-throwing competitions and a spectacular horse race in Piazza Ariostea
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.