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WHAT’S ON IN ROME FEBRUARY 2020

Posted on February 2nd, 2020

by Expats living in Rome


The Carnevale Festival in Tivoli Feb 2-25 

Not too far outside Rome is a magical small town which comes to life during the Carnevale season.  Most famous for Villa d’Este and Villa Adriana, Tivoli boasts a festive parade of characters every weekend in February, equipped with fashion shows and street markets.  Visit this website for a full schedule of events or find them on Facebook.

Tivoli Carnevale event 2020

LunEur Park Carnevale: Children’s Festival Feb 1-23

Via Delle Tre Fontane, 100

The children's amusement park in Eur is hosting a small Carnevale festival for the family  each weekend.  Bring your costumes and masks for this outdoor event and be sure to arrive at 12:30 or 17:00 for the animated “confetti battles”.   More details here.

Lunear Park Carnevale Things to do in Rome February 2020

Hippie Market Feb 16

Illuminati Circle, Via Libetta 1 (Metro Garbatella)

Il Circolo Illuminati is hosting a crafts and vintage “hippie market” with food tents, shows, magic tricks and live music.  Free entry.  See link for more details.

Carboot Flea Market Feb 16 

Largo Dino Frisullo

Testaccio will offer an outdoor Sunday flea market known as a “carboot” market, where anyone can sell their unused household items from the boot of their car.

Things to do in Rome February 2020

I Love Lego, Rome, Until Apr 19

Palazzo Bonaparte

A full exhibition revolving around the world of LEGO® bricks featuring over 1,000 assembled LEGO® bricks, highlights the transformation of LEGO® from a kid’s toy to tools to create true art masterpieces.  The creations include the world and the adventures of pirates, forests as well as an ideal concept of a contemporary city.

“C’era una volta” The exhibition of Sergio Leone, 30 years after death Feb 17- March 5

Museo dell'Ara Pacis

After last year’s success at the Cinémathèque Française in Paris, this exhibition arrives in Rome to commemorate the iconic Italian film director on the 30 year anniversary of his death with a celebration of his work.  Best credited as the inventor of the “Spaghetti Western” film genre, Leone is most famous for his films starring Clint Eastwood: A Fistfull of Dollars (1964), For a Few Dollars More (1964) and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1965).  His more modern work included the 1984 classic Once upon a time in America, starring Robert Dinero.

The exhibition is divided into various tracks including: Citizen of cinema, The sources of the imaginary, Leone;s laboratory, Once upon a time in America, Leningrad and more.

Sergio Leone exhibition Things to do in Rome February 2020
Federico Fellini exhibition- Things to do in Rome February 2020

Federico Fellini, Ironico, Beffardo e Centenario: The 100 year anniversary of his birth Jan 20- Feb 28

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of his birth, the Bibliotheca Angelica is hosting this small-scaled exhibition features 30 images of the 150 images included in the National Photo Library.  The images were carefully selected to celebrate and highlight the spirit of who Fellini was and is not meant to represent the biography nor filmography aspects of his life.

Also included in the exhibition is an unpublished work of Fellini he titled The astronaut’s diet.  The original document is featured from his private collection, as a game he designed to help “artists and astronauts” lose weight. 

Wine Tasting Techniques and Food Pairing class Feb 19 & 26

The Ketumbar Rome is hosting an English 2 hour wine education series on wine tasting techniques and food pairing.  An Expats Living in Rome preferred event- this upscale bistro in Testaccio offers the BEST wine tasting courses from the most knowledable connoisseurs.  Become the wine expert on either night for 80 euros, booking is requested in advance and available on their website.

Wine Tasting Techniques and Food Pairing class Feb 19 & 26

The Ketumbar Rome is hosting an English 2 hour wine education series on wine tasting techniques and food pairing.  An Expats Living in Rome preferred event- this upscale bistro in Testaccio offers the BEST wine tasting courses from the most knowledable connoisseurs.  Become the wine expert on either night for 80 euros, booking is requested in advance and available on their website.

Wine class Ketumbar Rome

Concerts: 

Editors @ Atlantico Feb 10

Dream Theatre @ Palazzo dello Sport Feb 11

Liam Gallaghar @ Palazzo dello Sport Feb 15

The Aristocrats @ Crossroads Live Club Feb 20

 

Other Events: 

Pub Quiz, Scholar’s Lounge February 3rd & 17th at 20:00

Monti Vintage Market February 8th-9th at Hotel Palatino from 10:00-20:00 free entry

Storytellers Rome, an English storytelling event February 15th at Zem Yoga Studio 19:30

Guinness 6 Nations Rugby Championship: Italy vs Scotland Stadio Olimpico February 22nd

Free entry at the Vatican Museum February 23rd



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