What to do in Verona and its province during the

What to do in Verona and its province during the weekend of February 16 18, 2024

Weekend with many events in the city and throughout the province of Verona. Now let's look at the best initiatives planned for February 16-18, 2024.


Carnival Village

The “Village of Traditions” opens in Verona in the Summer Garden on the weekend of February 16th to 18th. The celebrations of the Veronese Carnival begin in the heated cable car with numerous unmissable events aimed at citizens of different ages, especially families. There will be no shortage of typical Veronese food and wine products to taste according to ancient traditions and typical characteristics: from gnocchi to tortellini, from risotto to tastasal to pearà with cotechino, from polenta with mushrooms to polenta with ribs.


Valentine's Day Mass

Bussolengo dresses up for the Valentine's Day market, which is now in its 313th year. An event not to be missed: the traditional fair through the streets of the city, where there will be a series of events, attractions, prizes, cultural initiatives, music and shows, all until February 18th. A highly anticipated edition of the fair with a truly rich program that combines tradition and innovation.

Weekend in the basement

Unforgettable weekend with the Vogadori winery in Valpolicella. An exceptional food and wine event will take place on February 17th and 18th, dedicated to the exploration of Amarone and the wine treasures of the wine cellar.

letters. Dear Juliet Award 2024

The art of love correspondence has had the same home for centuries: the art of Juliet in Verona. Letters addressed to Shakespeare's heroine arrive from all over the world. Some of the most beautiful will be on Saturday, February 17, 2024, at the Teatro Nuovo as part of the event “Letters. Dear Juliet Award 2024”. Located near the courtyard that houses the most famous balcony in literature, the event offers the opportunity to take a journey into the world of correspondence, from literary letters to the most intimate and everyday letters.


Marco Ongaro

The Verona in Love Festival is the ideal setting for the presentation concert of Marco Ongaro's new album “The spy who love you”. The special concert “The Spy Who Loved You (live)” will take place on Friday, February 16th at 9 p.m. at the Camploy Theater in Verona.

New trolls

On February 16, 2024, from 9 p.m., at the Alcione Theater in Borgo Venezia in Verona, a fantastic, unmissable concert will take place with the great masters of Italian music: the New Trolls.

Refreshments for the Baroque Festival

With the second edition of the “Ristori Baroque Festival” Verona returns to the capital of baroque music. Between February 15th and 28th, seven events will take place at the Ristori Theater and the San Pietro in Monastero room. Eight themed “off” events spread across different locations around the city: from the Literary Society to the Palazzo Castellani di Sermeti, home of Italy Sotheby's International Realty, to the discovery of 17th-century baroque Verona with guided walks .

VitaMina, the voice and the guitar

Concert dedicated to the great protagonist of the Italian song Mina. Friday, February 16, 8:45 p.m., with Susie dal Zen and David Cremoni. In the Garonzi multifunctional hall in the second district.

Happy with fire

On Sunday, February 18th, guitarist Eros Roselli will perform in Fucina Machiavelli with the Maffei Quartet in the Quintet F major for guitar and strings op. 143 by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco.


I'm Artaud

The theater show “Io sono Artaud” by and with Nevio Gambula will be performed at the Modus Theater on Friday, February 16th. The poet Artaud, the actor, the director, the visionary relives his life experiences in a crazy story. Spent nine years in a psychiatric hospital, suffering every form of physical and mental violence, in a world where cruel and insensitive doctors and officials of a society that rejects him roam.

I contact the bank and we don't talk about it anymore

Micromega presents “I stand in the bank and we don't talk about it anymore”. Adaptation and direction: Matteo Spiazzi. Saturday, February 17th at 9 p.m. and Sunday, February 18th at 4:30 p.m. at the Camploy Theater in Verona.


On Friday 16 and Saturday 17 February, on the Fucina Machiavelli stage, the Generazione Disagio collective will celebrate its tenth anniversary with the show “Capitalism*”: an experiment in contamination, a comical mix of stand-up comedy , theater, satire and flow of ideas.



Among the new releases in Verona cinemas we highlight:

  • Finally the dawn – “Set in Rome in the 1950s, Saverio Costanzo’s film tells the story of a young Roman woman named Mimosa (Rebecca Antonaci) who is about to marry a man who is loved more by her family than by her.” This Girl goes to the Cinecittà studios to audition as an extra in a historical costume film set in ancient Egypt, starring Josephine Esperanto (Lily James), a Hollywood star, and Sean Lockwood (Joe Keery), an actor with whom she is in love , Mimosa. This experience will give her an endless night of emotions in which she will rediscover herself. Director: Saverio Costanzo.
  • Romeo and Juliet – “The film by Giovanni Veronesi tells the story of Vittoria, a young actress who is severely humiliated during an audition by a well-known, very cynical director. The role for which the girl applied was that of Julia, but Vittoria did not give up and decided to try casting again using a false identity. Director: Giovanni Veronesi.


Exhibition of orchids

From February 3rd to 25th, the 35th “Orchid Exhibition” returns to the Garden of Bussolengo, an exceptional event that celebrates the fusion of the magical world of orchids with the fascinating cinematic universe. This year the exhibition is entitled “Orchid Film Festival”, a unique experience that combines the beauty of orchids with the magic of cinema.

Beyond Caroto. The drawing under the color

Verona once again pays homage to Giovanni Caroto with an exhibition dedicated to the creative process and technical characteristics of the Veronese artist's paintings. From January 19th to April 7th, 2024 you can see the exhibition “Oltre Caroto. Visit “Drawing under Color”, curated by Luca Fabbri, Monica Molteni and Giulia Adami.

Maria Callas and Verona

La Divina and Verona, a whole story to tell and celebrate. Reference for all bel canto fans: Maria Anna Cecilia Sofia Kalogeropoulos, alias Maria Callas, made her debut in Verona in 1947 and lived here until 1954. As part of the celebrations of her 100th birthday on December 2, 1923, Verona will continue to pay special attention to her through a large Exhibition that will take place from January 12th to March 28th, 2024 in the rooms of the “EF Dall'Abaco” Conservatory and is entirely dedicated to her and her important connection with the city.

Torn curtain. Good morning Good Evening

From February 10 to May 4, 2024, the Studio la Città gallery presents a mysterious and unusual exhibition, a syncopated duet between curators and audience in which impossible dialogues between different protagonists are staged. Over 60 works on display, including a look at the 80s, photography and fashion, international artists and ink nudes linked to the fragile worlds of ceramics, 20th century landscapes, abstract works and engravings and drawings full of mystery and apocalypse.

Terracotta images

Offerings in sanctuaries, asking for mercy from the gods, or paying homage for a grace already received. The male and female heads or half-heads made of terracotta and protagonists of the temporary exhibition, which was on view from November 8th, 2023 to October 6th, 2024 in the Archaeological Museum at the Roman Theater, were intended for this purpose. A new exhibition course curated by Margherita Bolla. A rich collection of 380 terracotta figurines kept in the museum archives and not normally exhibited to the public. Images originate from the Verona area and come from private collections which were then brought together in the Municipal Museums of Verona.

CONTEMPORARY NON-STOP. The breath of nature | AIR

“CONTEMPORARY NON-STOP. The breath of nature | ARIA”, curated by Patrizia Nuzzo (Curator of the Modern and Contemporary Art Collection), is open to the public from October 7, 2023 to October 6, 2024 to offer a new, experiential journey on the element of air, understood in double value of a generative or destructive principle. A journey that develops from the single fragment of the work of Anaximenes of Miletus (586 BC – 528 BC) into an exhibition on the occasion of the third appointment as contemporary of the GAM of Verona.

Giulio Paolini Et in Arcadia Ego

The unpublished project of Giulio Paolini entitled “Giulio Paolini Et in Arcadia Ego”, created at the Gallery of Modern Art, curated by Patrizia Nuzzo and Stefano Raimondi, is a project that the Municipal Museums – Gallery of Modern Art Achille Forti and ArtVerona brings together , for a format specifically designed for the GAM spaces, which will present to the public from October 15, 2023 to March 3, 2024 at the Palazzo della Ragione the key elements of the artist's research, in which unpublished works conceived for the Veronese Museum entered into dialogue with each other with works from the public collection, such as “The Apparition of the Virgin” by Paolini himself, which has been in the municipal collection since 2002.