The best events in Rome in summer
UEFA Euro 2020 Cup in Rome (postponed to 2021)
12,17,21 June 2020 + 4 July 2020For the 60th anniversary of the UEFA Euro Championship, the matches won’t take place in just one location as usual; instead, they’ll take place in different cities around Europe, including Rome! On June 12th, 17th and 21st it’s your special chance to attend three of the matches at the Stadio Olimpico. If not, watch the game at one of the many bars or outdoor screening areas. Rome will also host a quarter final match on 4 July.
Vinòforum Wine Festival
11-20 September 2020If you’re a wine lover, don’t miss out on this annual wine festival that takes place in June. Vinòforum is an event that hosts over 500 Italian and international wineries, Michelin-starred chefs, restaurants, wine bars and much more to promote Italian food and wine culture. With a single ticket, you’re able to taste 10 different wines from over 2500 labels. For a more exclusive experience, reserve dinner at the Temporary Restaurant to savor some of Italy’s best food and wine pairings. The festival is also a fantastic networking opportunity.Info: www.lospaziodelgusto.it/
Lungo il Tevere di Roma
June-September 2020 (to be confirmed)From June to September get ready for some summer fun by heading to the banks of the Tiber River for the Lungo il Tevere festival. The banks of the river will be filled with stands, temporary restaurants and bars, perfect to enjoy those balmy summer nights. In addition to a wonderful summer atmosphere, a myriad of cultural activities and live music events are also in store!Info: www.lungoiltevereroma.it/
Festival di Caracalla
From 6 June (postponed to 2021)In summertime, Teatro dell’Opera di Roma makes a change of scenery and hosts all of its performances in the stunning open air Baths of Caracalla. These ancient baths become the stage where world-class opera performances and ballets take place. Not to mention, the Festival di Caracalla also hosts the “Caracalla Extra” – special shows that see some of the world’s leading musicians and composers perform.Info: www.romeing.it/festival-caracalla/
Music lovers will be overwhelmed by the amount of summer music festivals that take place in Rome. From the Rock in Roma Festival that sees the coolest rock bands perform at the Ippodromo delle Capannelle, to the electronic music of Villa Medici’s Villa Aperta Festival, and the amazing Roma Summer Festival where you can witness legendary singers and bands perform at the Auditorium Parco della Musica, there’s something for every type of musical taste. Due to the Covid 19 Emergency the 2020 Rome Summer Festivals have been cancelled.