Markets in Rome

THE FRINGE COMES TO THE CENTER: ROME FRINGE FESTIVAL 2015

THE FRINGE COMES TO THE CENTER: ROME FRINGE FESTIVAL 2015

Non-stop shows, art exhbits, day & night markets, refreshment areas, wine & food tasting, workshops and kids activities: this and much more at Roma Fringe Festival 2015, taking place this year against the charming backdrop of Castel Sant’Angelo’s gardens.
Every day from 9 am to 2 am this yearly independent theatre & performative arts festival will refresh hot summer nights in Rome by offering a wide range of shows and performances to both adults and kids.
A number of foreign companies & artists will entartain public with musical, comedy, drama, social theatre, dance, stand up, street art, clowning, puppet, poetry and literature following a daily schedule as follows:

  • from 9am to 4.30pm: market, summer camp for children by Arteficine, free events and gastronomy
  • from 6pm to 8.30pm: aperitif, concerts, food tasting and market.
  • from 8.30pm onwards nine shows of any sort described above

No entry fee to the “festival carousel” is requested, but a 5 euro ticket will be paid to each company for attending their shows.
Rome Fringe Festival has just begun and will last until July 5th.
Contact HotelRome.net for more news about Summer events in Rome!

THE BEST CHRISTMAS MARKETS IN ROME

THE BEST CHRISTMAS MARKETS IN ROME

Christmas atmosphere has conquered Rome since some weeks, only Christmas stands and markets were still missing: according to tradition, they are set up between the last week of November and the first of December.
Below you can find a short list of the main spots in the city which you can take into consideration for your gifts or just for fun:
– “Christmas market” at PIAZZA NAVONA: the biggest & most traditional one. From 1 Dec to 6 Jan, 10am-1am. Here on January 6th (Epiphany day) a Befana (old witch) in flesh and bones will distribute sweets & candies to all kids.
– “Christmas at Auditorium Parco della Musica“: market, ice-skating, play area, open daily from 6 Dec to 6 Jan.
– “Magic Christmas” at Parco Rainbow Magicland: Christmas market in the amusement park until 6 Jan.
– “Le Vie del Natale” at Ippodromo delle Capannelle: 2000 m² market, on Saturdays and Sundays only, from 8 Dec to 6 Jan, 10:30am-midnight.
If you are looking for an unconventional Christmas market:
Japanese Christmas market at via Casilina 713: with old & new stuff, on 14 and 21 Dec only, 10am-8pm.
Ask our staff for more hints on Christmas markets in Rome and how to reach them!