Everything is ready for Christmas. Even the capital dresses up for New Year’s Eve celebrations and for the joy of young and old. As a result, the events in Rome on weekends dedicated to this holiday.
In this long bridge of the immaculate, from 8 December to 11 December 2022there will be many appointments that you absolutely cannot miss if you want to enjoy the Eternal City in this magical period of the year, which allows everyone to become children again.
Discover the most popular events of the next weekend:
More free books
From 7 to 11 December in Rome, at La Nuvola, the National Fair of Small and Medium Publishing – More books, more free, returns, with 500 exhibitors from all over the country and more than 600 appointments.
Christmas events in Rome
Japan Days Christmas Edition
PratiBus District hosts from 10 to 11 December, from 10 to 19.30, Japan Days Christmas Edition, to tell Japan, even at Christmas.
The Neapolitan crib at the Da Vinci Park
At the Da Vinci Commercial Park until 8 January 2023 the social promotion association Le Botteghe di San Gregorio Armeno.
The Christmas market in Piazza Ragusa
The former Atac depot in Piazza Ragusa, from 2 to 23 December, hosts the Christmas market every Friday from 5 to 9 pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 to 20, with free admission without booking.
Christmas World at Villa Borghese
The Christmas World continues until 8 January 2023 at Villa Borghese – Viale del Galoppatoio, from 10 to 20, with last admission at 18: skating rink, toy factory, luminous zoo, live performances and much more.
Solara Garden Christmas Village
The magical world of Christmas magic continues at the Solara Garden Christmas Village, open until next January 6, 2023, from Monday to Sunday from 9 to 20.
Events for children in Rome
Didi and his fears
On 9 December, Ar.Ma Teatro hosts Didi and his fears, a theatrical show for children, at 4 pm. The ticket is 9 euros for adults and 7 for children.
Ar.Ma Teatro hosts the theatrical show Favola di Teatro on 10 December at 4 pm. Designed for children aged 2 to 8, the show lasts 50 minutes and the cost of the ticket is 9 euros.
A Christmas Carol
From 10 to 11 December 2022, at 5.30 and 9 pm and Sunday at 4 pm, the Conciliazione Auditorium hosts the musical A Christmas Carol.
Cats at the Sistine Chapel
From 7 December 2022 to 8 January 2023 the musical Cats arrives at the Sistina Theater, with evening shows at 8.30 pm, Sunday at 4 pm, Saturday double show at 4 and 8.00 pm, Thursday 8 December at 4 and 8.30 pm , Sunday 25 and Monday 26 December at 18. In San Silvestro special show at 21.30, while Sunday 1 January at 18 and Friday 6 January at 16.
The cruellest man in the world
The shows with Lino Guanciale and Francesco Montanari on stage at the Ambra Jovinelli for the theatrical piece The cruelest man in the world end on December 11th: from Tuesday to Saturday at 21, Sunday at 17, Wednesday 7 and Thursday 8 December at 7.30pm.
Rome weekend events: YOU. The YOUng City
The review ends on 17 December at the Centrale Preneste Teatro with live performances of theatre, dance, music and new contemporary languages.
“Battiti”, international circus-theatre review
The circus, comedy, juggling and dance festival ends on 10 December 2022 at the Teatro Furio Camilo.
Rome weekend events: The Lobster Empire
At the Monumental Complex of San Salvatore in Lauro, the installation of large-sized lobster sculptures, works by the British artist Philip Colbert, can be admired until 8 January 2023.
For the 150th anniversary of Alice in Wonderland, everyone at the Wonderland exhibition hosted at Spazio Clima (via Ombrone 9): only until 23 December 2022.
Texture of Resistance
Texture of Resistance, an exhibition curated by Camilla Boemio dedicated to textile arts and participatory practices, closes on 14 December with Cosmo, in Piazza di Sant’Apollonia 13. The exhibition is closed on Mondays, open from Tuesday to Sunday with visiting hours from 17 to 21.
Virginia Woolf and Bloomsbury. Inventing Life
Palazzo Altemps hosts until 12 February 2023 the exhibition “Virginia Woolf and Bloomsbury. Inventing Life”, with the following opening hours: from Tuesday to Sunday from 11 to 18, with last entry at 17. The full ticket costs 13 euros, reduced to 7 euros for those between 18 and 25 years old, free for minors. The next appointments on Sunday morning at 11:
- Sunday 18 December Nadia Fusini – Carrington, the unforgettable
- Sunday 15 January Nadia Fusini and Giorgio La Malfa – John Maynard Keynes and the arts
- Sunday 12 February Nadia Fusini, Luca Scarlini, Stéphane Verger – Woolf, Forster, Bloomsbury and the relationship with Greece and the ancient world
Van Gogh at Palazzo Bonaparte
There is time until 26 March 2023 at Palazzo Bonaparte to be able to admire 50 of the most famous paintings by Vincent Van Gogh.
Lucio Dalla. Even if time passes
Furthermore, until 6 January 2023, it continues every day from 9.30 to 19.30, in the halls of the Ara Pacis Museumthe exhibition entitled “Lucio Dalla. Even if time passes”.
National Fair of Panettone and Pandoro
The Hotel Cristoforo Colombo from 10 to 11 December 2022 hosts the Roman stage of the National Panettone and Pandoro Fair, now in its 14th edition.
Weekend concerts in Rome
Francesco Guccini meets the fans
At the Feltrinelli in Via Appia Nuova, Francesco Guccini meets the fans on Saturday 10 December at 16, to present the new album Canzoni da intorto, released on 18 November.
Max Pezzali on tour
At the Palazzo dello Sport in Piazzale Pier Luigi Nervi 1, on December 8 Max Pezzali is on tour with Max30. The tour will continue in Turin, Bescia, Bologna, Florence, Eboli.
Accents. Itineraries in Music
At the Boogie Club continues until December 10, 2022 “Accents. Itineraries in Music”, the fourth edition of an event organized by the Tourbilion Cultural Association, in collaboration with the Boogie Club. Here are the next dates:
- Sunday 4 December: FEDERICO MARCHESANO / FABIO GIACHINO -“Mizu”
- Friday 9 December: FOLKATOMIK
- Saturday 10 December: MAESTRAL
Weekend events in Rome: the evergreens of the Eternal City
For unforgettable days in and around Rome, here’s what to do:
Have a nice weekend in Rome, with the most interesting events that are right for you!