Events 2019 in Taormina & Sicily

This is OUR REGULARLY UPDATED LIST OF EVENTS FOR TAORMINA AND SURROUNDINGS

HOTEL V I L L A  S C H U L E R, TAORMINA – SICILY – ITALY

Although we always double-check our different information sources, we cannot guarantee for all informations on the events listed. If you need more detailed information about events in and around Taormina, stay in touch or email us via info@hotelvillaschuler.com

EVENTS 2019

We are constantly searching the internet and other sources in order to inform you as soon as possible about the most interesting events for Taormina, its surroundings and Sicily. For the year 2019 until now we found only a few events, mostly concerts in Acireale (40 km from Taormina) and Catania (55 km from Taormina) which we listed below – and one event at Taormina’s Antique Theater, a real highlight, see below!

Attending one of the events inside Taormina’s famous Antique Theatre is surely one of the most beautiful experiences during a summertime stay in Taormina. From mid June until beginning of September lots of premium classical or pop concerts, opera and ballet performances use to attrack hundreds of spectators.

HIGHTLIGHTS 2019

August 2019

Agust 30 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico – Taormina
Andrea Bocelli & friends in concert. The popular Italian tenor will perform his most famous hits and opera arias, accompanied by a soprano and other guest stars. With his latest album “ Si” (October 26, 2018) he published unedited songs, among others in duet with Ed Sheeran, Raphael Gualazzi and his son Matteo, in more than 60 countries and seven laguages, Andrea Bocelli was the first Italian artist to become Nunmber One of the most sold in UK and USA in less than 10 days. During his most successful career Bocelli performed for popes, presidents and kings, he was present in the most important concert halls and opera theatres of the world, and collaborated with big pop stars such as Ed Sheeran, Nicole Scherzinger, Céline Dion, Tony Bennet and many more. An evening not to be missed!
Info: andreabocelli.com – authorized points of pre sales online: ticketone.it, vivaticket.it and ctbox.it

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Regularly held markets: 

Monday to Saturday (8.00 t0 13.00 h)
Via Don Giovanni Minzoni – Taormina
Daily market charming small market hall with stands of fruits and vegetables, fresh fish, meat, cheese and flowers.

Every Wednesday (8.00 to 13.00 h)
Via Leonardo da Vinci – Via Wilhelm von Gloeden – Taormina
Weekly market with stands of clothes, shoes, household items, fruits, vegetables etc.

Every Saturday (8.00 to 13.00 h)
Rione Recanati – Giardini Naxos
Weekly market big market with a great selection of clothes, shoes and household items. Only few stands with fruits, cheeses and vegetables.

Daily except Sunday (5.00 to 12.00 h)
Fontana dell’Amenano and surrounding area – Catania
Mercato del Pesce Famous fish market with all the plentifulness the mediterranean sea offers, presented by enthusiastic market criers, or better: market singers. There are also stands with fruits, cheeses and vegetables and some good restaurants around.

every Sunday
Quartiere del Porto – Viale Amerigo Vespucci, Catania
Mercatino delle Pulci Catania Fleemarket at Catania.

every third Sunday of the month (8.30 to 13.30 h)
Piazza Indirizzo – Acireale (CT)
BioDomenica market with organic food and products of the region, musics, dancing, animation for children.
More infos on facebook.com/pages/Circolo-AIAB-Catania

every Sunday (8.00-13.00 h)
Piazza Raffaello Sanzio – Catania
Mercato del Contadino – Farmer’s market. Tipical Sicilian and organic products, fruits, vegetables, flowers, cheeses, honeys, olive oils, wines, nuts and salamis.

every Sunday (8.00 to 13.00 h)
Piazza Immacolata – Giarre
OrteGiarre – Farmer’s market. Sicilian products from the Etna Region.

every Sunday  (8.00 to 13.00 h)
Scalo di Alaggio – Acitrezza
Mercato del Contatino – Farmer’s market with lots of products form the Etna region, such as cheese, salami, fruits, vegetables, wine, olive oil, honey etc. some organic, everything Sicilian.

Every Sunday (7.00 to 14.00 h)
Antico mercato – Via Trento, Ortigia Siracusa
Mercato del Contadino – Farmer’s market. Products from Sicily and the surroundings of Siracusa and the Monti Iblei.

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EVENTS 2019

February 2019

February 3 to 5
Streets of Catania
Festa di Sant’ Agata. The most important religious feast of the year of the city of Catania, dedicated to the patron Saint of Catania, St. Agatha. It is considered one of the most beautiful religious feasts worldwide. Three days full of religious cult, devotion, folkloristic moments and traditions. The city of Catania in these days and nights is full of people. Not for those who dont’t like to be surrounded by masses.
Info: siciliainfesta.com/feste/festa_di_sant_agata_catania.htm

February 9 (20.00 h)
Pal’Art Hotel – Via Tuparello, Acireale
Calcutta in concert. On his „Evergreen“ Tour. His real name is Edoardo D’Erme and he was born in the Latium region. He published his first album in 2012 and since then is a successful indie rock musician. In May 2018 he published his thrid album „Evergreen“.
Info: calcuttasitodi.it   Tickets: ticketone.it

March 2019

March 16 (14.00 h)
Hotel Villa Schuler – Taormina
Opening of the Hotel Villa Schuler Season 2019 with lots of news and improvements.  Looking forward to welcoming our first guests of the Season 2019!

March 19 (tbc) postponed from December 5, 2018
Pal’Art Hotel – Via Tuparello, Acireale
Negramaro on their Amore Che Torni Tour 2019. For reasons of health of one of the band memebers this concert has been postponed from December 2018 to this very date. The successful band from Apulia  in concert on their 2018 tour “Amore che torni”. Their name stems from the wine produced in their native district Salento: the Negroamaro.
Info: negramaro.com

March 23 (21.00 h)
Teatro Metropolitan – Catania
Elisa the alternative rock singer and multi-instrumentalist from Triest on her Diari aperti tour
Info: elisatoffoli.com

March 26 and 27
Pal’Art Hotel – Via Tuparello, Acireale
Alessandra Amoroso the Italian pop and soul singer on her “10” tour, promotinig her new album with unedited songs.
Info: alessandraamoroso.it

March 30 (20.00 h)
Pal’Art Hotel – Via Tuparello, Acireale
Thegiornalisti, the trio from Rome composed by Tommaso Paradiso (voice), Marco Antonio Musella (guitar) and Marco Primavera (drums).
Info: thegiornalisti.org

April 2019

April 2
Pal’Art Hotel – Via Tuparello, Acireale
Fedez the rapper from Milan in concert on his 2019 tour.
Info: fedezofficial.com

April 25
All over Italy
Festa della Liberazione. National holiday in memory of the day of the liberation from Nazi occupation of Italy during world War II and the end of the fascist regime of Mussolini in the year of 1945. Together with the English and American allied forces the Italian partisans occupied the main cities of Italy and liberated Italy. April 25 was the day of the year 1945 when the National Liberation Committee of Upper Italy proclaimed the death sentence for all fascist leaders, including benito Mussolini, who was shot three days later.  Italy celebrates this day with the president’s wreath-laying ceremony, with parades, concerts and demonstrations.

May 2019

May 4
Pal’Art Hotel – Via Tuparello,  Acireale
Raf  and Umberto Tozzi. Two great Italian singers, who made the world dance with their songs, together on tour.
Info: raf.it  and  umbertotozzi.com

May 13
Pal’Art Hotel – Via Tuparello,  Acireale
Alessandra Amoroso on her “10” tour, with her third concert in Acireale, promotinig her new album with unedited songs.
Info: alessandraamoroso.it

May 10 to 12 (tbc)
Tenuta Ambelia – Militello (CT)
Fiera mediterranea del cavallo. Mediterranean Horse Fair. The important horse fair in 2019 will take place in Sicily, with a prensentation of horses from all riparian countries of the mediterranean. The location, the Tenuta Ambelia, ca. 40 km from Catania, is a historic 16th century farm with 45 ha. It breeds the famous and endangered Scilian horse “Purosangue Orientale” (which resembles the Arabian whole-blood horse) and is one of the biggest of ca. 100 Sicilian stud farms. In Sicily there are two native horse breeds and two native donkey breeds: the “Cavallo Purosangue Orientale” and the “Cavallo Sanfratellano”, the “Ragusano” Donkeys and those from “Pantelleria”.

June 2019

June 2
Pal’Art Hotel – Via Tuparello,  Acireale
Ultimo on his “colpa delle favole” tour 2019. The singer songwriter from Rome, winner of the newcomers section of Samremo Festival 2018 with his single „Il ballo delle incertezze“ in concert.
Info: honiro.it

August 2019

Agust 30 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico – Taormina
Andrea Bocelli & friends in concert. The popular Italian tenor will perform his most famous hits and opera arias, accompanied by a soprano and other guest stars. With his latest album “ Si” (October 26, 2018) he published unedited songs, among others in duet with Ed Sheeran, Raphael Gualazzi and his son Matteo, in more than 60 countries and seven laguages, Andrea Bocelli was the first Italian artist to become Nunmber One of the most sold in UK and USA in less than 10 days. During his most successful career Bocelli performed for popes, presidents and kings, he was present in the most important concert halls and opera theatres of the world, and collaborated with big pop stars such as Ed Sheeran, Nicole Scherzinger, Céline Dion, Tony Bennet and many more. An evening not to be missed!
Info: andreabocelli.com – authorized points of pre sales online: ticketone.it, vivaticket.it and ctbox.it

Last update: November 18, 2018