Top Events in Milan You Shoudn’t Miss

Colorful Balloons in Milan

Balloons at Carnavale Ambrosiano

What could be a better way to start planning your vacation to Milanif not finding out more about the Top Events in Milan. No matter how many museums, theaters, public gardens and even clubs you might visit there is something particular that you should be looking for and enjoy to the fullest: the local events. They will give your stay more dynamism and will help you better understand and mingle with the local culture. In a nutshell they will make your adventure and discovery of a new people not only more exciting but also more interesting. 

Top events in the Winter

Teatro alla Scala, La Scala in Milan


La Scala – December is the period when the most popular theater  and opera house in the world, Teatro alla Scala starts its season.

Fiera di Senigallia – Is perfect for January, just establish your itinerary to the canal zone (Naviglio) and you will come across probably the most popular street market in Milan. Establish a budget and enjoy your shopping.

Carnavale Ambrosiano – as its name says this wonderful events represents the longest carnival in the world, parading popular Milanese characters in the area around Piazza del Duomo. If you come in February, this is something you must see.

Spring travel highlights

Milanovendemoda in March is one of the top fasion shows in the entire world, attracting numerous magazine editors, designers and self respecting fashionistas, coming at Fieramilanocity every year to admire and see the latest collections and trends. Do not miss it!

Stramilano – is a non-competitive sport event, comprising professional road running competitors (Stramilano Internation Half Marathong) but also locals, tourists and young people, all taking part in non-competitive run or walk on well – established routes. Come in April and participate!

Pittori sul Naviglio – is perfect for art lovers that are dreaming of admiring outdoor authentic  art exhibition, taking place at Naviglio Grande Canalin in May.

Things to do in the Summer

Festa de Naviglio Festival in Milan every June

Concert in June

Festa del Naviglio – Naviglio festival is held on first Sunday of  June when the streets of Naviglio Canal turn into an entertainment center. You will find here everything your heart desires from theater and dance shows to folklore music and wonderful exhibitions.

Arianteo – a great outdoor cinema with the year’s most important film. Just look for Rotonda della Basana. Go in July and enjoy. 🙂

Concerts in the Park – Amazing summer concerts taking place in Wilson Park, the great weather of August make the experience even more pleasant.

Milan attractions for the Fall

Panoramica di Venezia – again the movie industry is celebrated by bringing all the Venice festival films and playing them in the Milanese cinemas every September.

Fiera di Chiaravalle – just get to Chiaravalle Cistercian abbey bell tower on the first Monday in October to enjoy wonderful music and dancing shows and amazing art exhibitions.

Premio Bagutta – literature lovers should not miss this famous literary award presentation taking place in Milan every November.

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