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The Christmas markets in Ravenna 2018
Streets and squares of the city centre - Ravenna
Dates: from 01/12/2018 to 06/01/2019. In addition, the event takes place on 24/11/2018 and on 25/11/2018

At Christmas time, the streets of Ravenna city centre are teeming with markets to go shopping under the Christmas lights, while strolling through the picturesque streets and admiring the Unesco monuments.

On the stalls, you can find inspiration for your Christmas gifts, choosing among arts&crafts, food&wine, sweets, gifts, clothes, friendliness, a joyful atmosphere, colours, lights and Christmas decorations of all kinds: the ingredients for a Christmas made in Ravenna.

Saturday 1 and Sunday 2, Saturday 8 and Sunday, 9 December / Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 January

"Fatto ad Arte" Street Market
Under the arcades of Via M. Gordini and Via C. Ricci
 9am - 8pm
Since 1996, the hobbyists’ and creatives’ market voices the typical artistic vocation of the city in a new and original way. The streets of the centre turn into open-air “shop windows” where you can find this sort of creative objects and products, rarely found in the traditional art galleries and workshops

From Saturday, 1 December to Sunday, 6 January

Biological and Natural Market
Under the arcades of Via Diaz
Time: 10am - 8pm
Food market with honey, jams and organic products

I Capanni del Natale (Christmas wooden houses)
Piazza del Popolo
Inauguration: Saturday, 1 December 5pm, concurrently with the Christmas Tree Lighting event
Time: from 10.30am to 2.30pm and from 4pm to 8pm
An original Romagna-style Christmas village in the heart of Ravenna, the central Piazza del Popolo. Around the majestic Christmas tree, coming from Campigna and decorated by Sirio Spa, ten wooden huts will offer Christmas products and gourmet food. A must: a rich calendar of events that will make Ravenna shine even brighter.

Free City Bus Routes
On Friday, 23 and Saturday, 24 December, the City and Coast Bus Routes will be free. For further info call: 199.199.558

Free Parking

From 10 December until 5 January, starting from 4pm, free parking in the piazzas (except for Piazza Baracca, which will be free form 6.30pm) and in the streets of the city centre (where parking lots are painted in blue).


Saturday 24 and Sunday, 25th November

Regali a Palazzo
Palazzo Rasponi dalle Teste
Time: 10.30am - 7pm
A special weekend dedicated to Christmas in one of the most beautiful places in the city. Artistic craftsmanship, food and wine, fashion, tastings, fashion shows, entertainment, solidarity initiatives and many other events will let the whole family enjoy the warm atmosphere of the Christmas period. Curated by Cna. Facebook event

Saturday, 24 November

In collaboration with IOR Ravenna and Prof. Ignazio Stanganelli. Curated by Catering Excelsius - Gruppo La Campaza.
Limited seats. By reservation only: 0544 560294 | Email:

Sunday, 25 November

MADRA Mostra - Mercato Agricolo Domenicale Ravenna
Under the arcades of Via Gordini and Via Corrado Ricci
Time: 10am - 7pm
An unmissable occasion for citizens and visitors alike to browse among the stalls, buy fresh local produce and taste the tradition

Saturday, 8  and Sunday, 9 December

Garage Sale
Artificerie Almagià - Via dell'Almagià, 2
Time: 10am - 7pm
The event is designed for those looking for special, vintage and second-hand things. It is a collection of fascinating, disused objects from attics and closets as well as clothing and accessories reinvented through the taste and creativity of the exhibitorFacebook event

Saturday, 15 and Sunday 16 December 

Arts and Crafts and Antiques Market and Exhibition
City centre (Via Diaz, Piazza Einaudi, Piazza Garibaldi, Under the arcades of Via Gordini and Via Ricci)
: 7am - 8pm
This street market has been taking place in Ravenna on the third Saturday and Sunday of the month from over 35 years, attracting many people to the city centre. You can purchase old objects and antiques, stamps, coins and medals, minerals and fossils, spare parts for old vehicles and machines, articles for the restoration, craft items, laces, silver objects, pieces of furniture, paintings, artistic ceramics, costume jewellery and much more

Sunday 9, 16, 23 December

Christmas markets on Sundays before Christmas
Piazza Sighinolfi
 7am - 7.55m
At Christmas, the traditional street market - an ancient and still irreplaceable form of commerce - takes place on Sundays too

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