Events

ARCELLA HANDMADE – Roasted Chestnuts
17 November 2018
On 17 and 18 November, the Arcella district will host a roasted chestnut festival with entertainment, live music and children's workshops.
Art & Ciocc
21 November 2018
Christmas in Padua is even more delicious thanks to Art & Ciocc: the tour of the master artisan chocolatiers stops in the city from 21st to 25th November!
Piazze del Centro
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The Eremitani Village – Santa Claus Factory
23 November 2018
Santa Claus factory, workshops for children and adults, the post office, wooden houses where you can find many gift ideas: welcome to the Eremitani village!
Christmas Lights Switch On
23 November 2018
The date for turning on the Christmas lights is set for 23rd November at 4:00 pm in front of Palazzo Moroni!
Palazzo Moroni
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Pony Carousel
23 November 2018
The magical and fairy-tale Christmas atmosphere spreads to Prato della Valle thanks to the pony carousel, from 23rd November to 6th January.
Little train
23 November 2018
From 23rd November to 6th January, take the Christmas train around the streets and piazzas of Padua! All aboard!
ARCELLA HANDMADE – Celebrations on the Avenue
On 24th and 25th November, Viale Arcella will host craft stalls, refreshments, buskers, readings and workshops for children, plus live music.
Emergency Christmas Space
24 November 2018
Nice, original and solidarity Christmas gifts: this is what you find from November 24 to December 23 at the Emergency Christmas Space!
NOVEMBRE PATAVINO BY SUONI PATAVINI – Letters to Juliet
30 November 2018
On 30 November the Sala dei Giganti will host the first of three events of Suoni Patavini, a musical show with Vittorio Matteucci & Paul Klee 4et.
Christmas on Via Umberto I
30 November 2018
A winter village where to taste delicious food coming form all over Italy, take part in workshops and find many original gifts. From the 30th of November to the 16th of December.
Switching on of the Christmas Tree Lights
1 December 2018
On the first of December, everyone will gather in front of Palazzo Moroni for switching on the lights of the big Christmas Tree, directly from the Piedmont Alps.
ARCELLA HANDMADE – Waiting for Christmas
Third event of Arcella Handmade, on the 1st and 2nd of December: live music, handicrafts, mulled wine and hot chocolate for all!
Presepiando
1 December 2018
The display of handmade nativity scenes set up along the streets of Cittadella Francescana returns from 1st December to 10th January.
Free museums
1 December 2018
From December 1 to January 6 the entrance to the public museum will be free for residents in Padua and province and students.
MoMArt in the Square
2 December 2018
An unmissable event for artists and art lovers, the MoMArt market exhibition awaits you on 2 December in Piazza Capitaniato.
The Nativity: Scenes from Everyday Life
3 December 2018
An exhibition of dioramas to celebrate one of the most typical Christmas traditions: the nativity scene. From 4th December to 6th January.
NOVEMBRE PATAVINO BY SUONI PATAVINI – Angels, Blues & Swinging Xmas
6 December 2018
Second event of "Suoni Patavini" (Paduan Sounds), 6 December. Sarah Jane Morris & Ian Shaw will perform in the "Sala dei Giganti".
Ice rink
6 December 2018
Come and skate on the rink in Piazza Sartori, in the Village of Elves and Fairies, and enjoy shows and hockey open days.
NOVEMBRE PATAVINO BY SUONI PATAVINI – The Italian Concert
7 December 2018
On 7 December enjoy the last of the three events organised by "Suoni Patavini": Italian music on stage at the Esperia Theatre.
Artisan Christmas
From 7th December to 6th January, Piazza Capitaniato becomes the point of reference for handicrafts, street artists and live music.
Before Santa
7 December 2018
An exhibition to discover the different representations of Santa throughout the centuries. From December 7 to January 27 at Palazzo Zuckermann.
Christmas in the neighborhoods
7 December 2018
Dal 7 dicembre al 20 gennaio tutti i quartieri di Padova ospitano eventi di diverso tipo e adatti a tutte le età!
StraPadova Run with Santa Claus
8 December 2018
Non-competitive charity walk or run of 3, 6 or 12 km along the streets and squares of Padua, starting from Castello Carrarese at 10 am on 8 December!
Christmas Fair
From 8 December to 6 January, the city's main squares and streets come alive with market stalls for all tastes!
The Village of Elves and Fairies
From 8th December to 6th January, Piazza Sartori will be transformed into a magical village complete with an ice skating rink!
Window Display Competition
8 December 2018
Be they fixed or itinerant, the retailers of Mortise and Ponte di Brenta shall compete against each other to win the title of best Christmas display!
CHRISTMAS IN GHETTO – Flamingo Band
8 December 2018
Do you fancy seeing some Christmas concerts? On 8th and 23rd December, the Flamingo Band will perform in the Ghetto!
CHRISTMAS IN GHETTO – Here Comes Santa!
8 December 2018
On 8th, 15th and 23rd December, Santa Claus will be at the Ghetto to hand out sweets to the younger guests, along with panettone, mulled wine and prosecco to the passers-by!
Santa comes to town
8 December 2018
On December 8, if you are in town, keep your eyes open: you might see Santa, who is coming to Padua directed to the Eremitani Village!
Christmas in the Gardens
8 December 2018
From December 8 to January 6 the Giardini dell’Arena park hosts a vintage items and Christmas Trees market!
THE CHRISTMAS OF TOYS – Gli Snicci
9 December 2018
In the context of Il Natale dei Balocchi (Christmas of Toys), on 9th December, a truly original theatre show is being staged for children!
La Camerata Accademica: Concerts and Cantatas for Christmas
11 December 2018
On December 11 the Church Santa Maria dei Servi hosts the Christmas Concert of the Pollini Conservatory of Padua.
Christmas at the Basilica of Saint Antony
12 December 2018
On December 12 the Basilica of Saint Anthony will host the concert of the Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto.
The Nutcracker Swing
13 December 2018
On December 13 and 14 the Piccolo Teatro Don Bosco hosts a show for children inspired by the works of Hoffmann and Tchaikovsky.
Summertime4Children
14 December 2018
On December 12 the Kioene Arena will host the traditional Christmas concert meant to support pediatric projects in Africa.
Kioene Arena
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Greeting Windows in Portello
14 December 2018
On December 14 the schoolchildren of the Portello district will adorn the shop windows with decorations made by themselves!
Artistic Craftsmanship and Old Trades Fair
15 December 2018
On 15, 16, 22 and 23 of December, works of artistic craftsmanship will be on display along one of the City's main streets. A perfect opportunity to buy original gifts!
BACCHIGLIONE BEAT – Waiting for Christmas
15 December 2018
Music invades the Galleria Duomo with a series of concerts presented and described by Chiara Perin. On the 15th of December!
Wandering Street Band Concert
15 December 2018
On 15th December, the students of the Cellini secondary school in Padua will perform a travelling concert along the streets of the city!
Grand Christmas Concert with the Cesare Pollini White Voices Choir
15 December 2018
Enjoy the traditional Christmas concert of the Cesare Polllini White Voices Choir on December 15.
Palazzo Zacco Armeni
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#IODONOENERGIA
15 December 2018
The campaign conceived by EstEnergy to support the areas of the region Veneto hit by bad weather arrives in Piazza Cavour on December 15, 16 and 20.
MoMArt on Liston
16 December 2018
At Christmas, the MoMArt art fair doubles and awaits you on 16 December on the “Liston” and in the city's streets!
Dance with Santa Claus
16 December 2018
On December 16 a corps de ballet made of 60 girls and boys will dance in front of Palazzo Maroni on a music mix created by a dj.
THE CHRISTMAS OF TOYS – Gospel Voices Family
18 December 2018
The exciting show of the prestigious American choir will win over the public! Appointment for 18th December.
Future Christmas – Bob Sinclar
20 December 2018
On December 20 Piazza Garibaldi will be the stage for Bob Sinclair’s dj set. Come and dance under the stars!
BACCHIGLIONE BEAT – Christmas Concert
22 December 2018
Second event of Bacchiglione Beat: Christmas concert with three bands in Piazzetta Pedrocchi on 22 December!
THE CHRISTMAS OF TOYS – The Out-of-Place Pianist
24 December 2018
The last event on the Christmas of Toys' calendar is on 24th December with the music of Paolo Zanarella!
Comunità Sant’Egidio’s Christmas Lunch
25 December 2018
On December 25 take part in the Christmas Lunch organized by Comunità Sant’Egidio and celebrate with lonely and poor people.
The Original American Gospel 2018
29 December 2018
On December 29 our city will host an exclusive event in Europe: a gospel concert that will certainly touch you!
Centro Culturale Altinate – San Gaetano
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Wonder Company – New Year’s Eve in Prato della Valle
31 December 2018
Welcome 2019 in Prato della Valle: music, entertainment, video mapping and laser shows await you!
Befana in Prato
On January 6 let’s celebrate Epiphany in Prato della Valle, with sweets distribution to children, entertainment and the traditional bonfire.
NOVEMBRE PATAVINO BY SUONI PATAVINI – Letters to Juliet
30 November 2018
On 30 November the Sala dei Giganti will host the first of three events of Suoni Patavini, a musical show with Vittorio Matteucci & Paul Klee 4et.
ARCELLA HANDMADE – Waiting for Christmas
Third event of Arcella Handmade, on the 1st and 2nd of December: live music, handicrafts, mulled wine and hot chocolate for all!
NOVEMBRE PATAVINO BY SUONI PATAVINI – Angels, Blues & Swinging Xmas
6 December 2018
Second event of "Suoni Patavini" (Paduan Sounds), 6 December. Sarah Jane Morris & Ian Shaw will perform in the "Sala dei Giganti".
NOVEMBRE PATAVINO BY SUONI PATAVINI – The Italian Concert
7 December 2018
On 7 December enjoy the last of the three events organised by "Suoni Patavini": Italian music on stage at the Esperia Theatre.
CHRISTMAS IN GHETTO – Flamingo Band
8 December 2018
Do you fancy seeing some Christmas concerts? On 8th and 23rd December, the Flamingo Band will perform in the Ghetto!
La Camerata Accademica: Concerts and Cantatas for Christmas
11 December 2018
On December 11 the Church Santa Maria dei Servi hosts the Christmas Concert of the Pollini Conservatory of Padua.
Christmas at the Basilica of Saint Antony
12 December 2018
On December 12 the Basilica of Saint Anthony will host the concert of the Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto.
Summertime4Children
14 December 2018
On December 12 the Kioene Arena will host the traditional Christmas concert meant to support pediatric projects in Africa.
Kioene Arena
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BACCHIGLIONE BEAT – Waiting for Christmas
15 December 2018
Music invades the Galleria Duomo with a series of concerts presented and described by Chiara Perin. On the 15th of December!
Wandering Street Band Concert
15 December 2018
On 15th December, the students of the Cellini secondary school in Padua will perform a travelling concert along the streets of the city!
Grand Christmas Concert with the Cesare Pollini White Voices Choir
15 December 2018
Enjoy the traditional Christmas concert of the Cesare Polllini White Voices Choir on December 15.
Palazzo Zacco Armeni
Expired
THE CHRISTMAS OF TOYS – Gospel Voices Family
18 December 2018
The exciting show of the prestigious American choir will win over the public! Appointment for 18th December.
Future Christmas – Bob Sinclar
20 December 2018
On December 20 Piazza Garibaldi will be the stage for Bob Sinclair’s dj set. Come and dance under the stars!
BACCHIGLIONE BEAT – Christmas Concert
22 December 2018
Second event of Bacchiglione Beat: Christmas concert with three bands in Piazzetta Pedrocchi on 22 December!
THE CHRISTMAS OF TOYS – The Out-of-Place Pianist
24 December 2018
The last event on the Christmas of Toys' calendar is on 24th December with the music of Paolo Zanarella!
The Original American Gospel 2018
29 December 2018
On December 29 our city will host an exclusive event in Europe: a gospel concert that will certainly touch you!
Centro Culturale Altinate – San Gaetano
Expired
Wonder Company – New Year’s Eve in Prato della Valle
31 December 2018
Welcome 2019 in Prato della Valle: music, entertainment, video mapping and laser shows await you!
Befana in Prato
On January 6 let’s celebrate Epiphany in Prato della Valle, with sweets distribution to children, entertainment and the traditional bonfire.
Presepiando
1 December 2018
The display of handmade nativity scenes set up along the streets of Cittadella Francescana returns from 1st December to 10th January.
Free museums
1 December 2018
From December 1 to January 6 the entrance to the public museum will be free for residents in Padua and province and students.
MoMArt in the Square
2 December 2018
An unmissable event for artists and art lovers, the MoMArt market exhibition awaits you on 2 December in Piazza Capitaniato.
The Nativity: Scenes from Everyday Life
3 December 2018
An exhibition of dioramas to celebrate one of the most typical Christmas traditions: the nativity scene. From 4th December to 6th January.
Before Santa
7 December 2018
An exhibition to discover the different representations of Santa throughout the centuries. From December 7 to January 27 at Palazzo Zuckermann.
MoMArt on Liston
16 December 2018
At Christmas, the MoMArt art fair doubles and awaits you on 16 December on the “Liston” and in the city's streets!
ARCELLA HANDMADE – Roasted Chestnuts
17 November 2018
On 17 and 18 November, the Arcella district will host a roasted chestnut festival with entertainment, live music and children's workshops.
Pony Carousel
23 November 2018
The magical and fairy-tale Christmas atmosphere spreads to Prato della Valle thanks to the pony carousel, from 23rd November to 6th January.
Little train
23 November 2018
From 23rd November to 6th January, take the Christmas train around the streets and piazzas of Padua! All aboard!
ARCELLA HANDMADE – Celebrations on the Avenue
On 24th and 25th November, Viale Arcella will host craft stalls, refreshments, buskers, readings and workshops for children, plus live music.
NOVEMBRE PATAVINO BY SUONI PATAVINI – Letters to Juliet
30 November 2018
On 30 November the Sala dei Giganti will host the first of three events of Suoni Patavini, a musical show with Vittorio Matteucci & Paul Klee 4et.
ARCELLA HANDMADE – Waiting for Christmas
Third event of Arcella Handmade, on the 1st and 2nd of December: live music, handicrafts, mulled wine and hot chocolate for all!
NOVEMBRE PATAVINO BY SUONI PATAVINI – Angels, Blues & Swinging Xmas
6 December 2018
Second event of "Suoni Patavini" (Paduan Sounds), 6 December. Sarah Jane Morris & Ian Shaw will perform in the "Sala dei Giganti".
Ice rink
6 December 2018
Come and skate on the rink in Piazza Sartori, in the Village of Elves and Fairies, and enjoy shows and hockey open days.
NOVEMBRE PATAVINO BY SUONI PATAVINI – The Italian Concert
7 December 2018
On 7 December enjoy the last of the three events organised by "Suoni Patavini": Italian music on stage at the Esperia Theatre.
Artisan Christmas
From 7th December to 6th January, Piazza Capitaniato becomes the point of reference for handicrafts, street artists and live music.
Christmas Fair
From 8 December to 6 January, the city's main squares and streets come alive with market stalls for all tastes!
The Village of Elves and Fairies
From 8th December to 6th January, Piazza Sartori will be transformed into a magical village complete with an ice skating rink!
THE CHRISTMAS OF TOYS – Gli Snicci
9 December 2018
In the context of Il Natale dei Balocchi (Christmas of Toys), on 9th December, a truly original theatre show is being staged for children!
The Nutcracker Swing
13 December 2018
On December 13 and 14 the Piccolo Teatro Don Bosco hosts a show for children inspired by the works of Hoffmann and Tchaikovsky.
Greeting Windows in Portello
14 December 2018
On December 14 the schoolchildren of the Portello district will adorn the shop windows with decorations made by themselves!
#IODONOENERGIA
15 December 2018
The campaign conceived by EstEnergy to support the areas of the region Veneto hit by bad weather arrives in Piazza Cavour on December 15, 16 and 20.
Dance with Santa Claus
16 December 2018
On December 16 a corps de ballet made of 60 girls and boys will dance in front of Palazzo Maroni on a music mix created by a dj.
Wonder Company – New Year’s Eve in Prato della Valle
31 December 2018
Welcome 2019 in Prato della Valle: music, entertainment, video mapping and laser shows await you!
Befana in Prato
On January 6 let’s celebrate Epiphany in Prato della Valle, with sweets distribution to children, entertainment and the traditional bonfire.
Christmas Lights Switch On
23 November 2018
The date for turning on the Christmas lights is set for 23rd November at 4:00 pm in front of Palazzo Moroni!
Palazzo Moroni
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Switching on of the Christmas Tree Lights
1 December 2018
On the first of December, everyone will gather in front of Palazzo Moroni for switching on the lights of the big Christmas Tree, directly from the Piedmont Alps.
Christmas in the neighborhoods
7 December 2018
Dal 7 dicembre al 20 gennaio tutti i quartieri di Padova ospitano eventi di diverso tipo e adatti a tutte le età!
Window Display Competition
8 December 2018
Be they fixed or itinerant, the retailers of Mortise and Ponte di Brenta shall compete against each other to win the title of best Christmas display!
CHRISTMAS IN GHETTO – Here Comes Santa!
8 December 2018
On 8th, 15th and 23rd December, Santa Claus will be at the Ghetto to hand out sweets to the younger guests, along with panettone, mulled wine and prosecco to the passers-by!
Santa comes to town
8 December 2018
On December 8, if you are in town, keep your eyes open: you might see Santa, who is coming to Padua directed to the Eremitani Village!
BACCHIGLIONE BEAT – Waiting for Christmas
15 December 2018
Music invades the Galleria Duomo with a series of concerts presented and described by Chiara Perin. On the 15th of December!
Comunità Sant’Egidio’s Christmas Lunch
25 December 2018
On December 25 take part in the Christmas Lunch organized by Comunità Sant’Egidio and celebrate with lonely and poor people.
Befana in Prato
On January 6 let’s celebrate Epiphany in Prato della Valle, with sweets distribution to children, entertainment and the traditional bonfire.
ARCELLA HANDMADE – Roasted Chestnuts
17 November 2018
On 17 and 18 November, the Arcella district will host a roasted chestnut festival with entertainment, live music and children's workshops.
The Eremitani Village – Santa Claus Factory
23 November 2018
Santa Claus factory, workshops for children and adults, the post office, wooden houses where you can find many gift ideas: welcome to the Eremitani village!
Pony Carousel
23 November 2018
The magical and fairy-tale Christmas atmosphere spreads to Prato della Valle thanks to the pony carousel, from 23rd November to 6th January.
Little train
23 November 2018
From 23rd November to 6th January, take the Christmas train around the streets and piazzas of Padua! All aboard!
ARCELLA HANDMADE – Celebrations on the Avenue
On 24th and 25th November, Viale Arcella will host craft stalls, refreshments, buskers, readings and workshops for children, plus live music.
ARCELLA HANDMADE – Waiting for Christmas
Third event of Arcella Handmade, on the 1st and 2nd of December: live music, handicrafts, mulled wine and hot chocolate for all!
Presepiando
1 December 2018
The display of handmade nativity scenes set up along the streets of Cittadella Francescana returns from 1st December to 10th January.
Ice rink
6 December 2018
Come and skate on the rink in Piazza Sartori, in the Village of Elves and Fairies, and enjoy shows and hockey open days.
Artisan Christmas
From 7th December to 6th January, Piazza Capitaniato becomes the point of reference for handicrafts, street artists and live music.
StraPadova Run with Santa Claus
8 December 2018
Non-competitive charity walk or run of 3, 6 or 12 km along the streets and squares of Padua, starting from Castello Carrarese at 10 am on 8 December!
Christmas Fair
From 8 December to 6 January, the city's main squares and streets come alive with market stalls for all tastes!
The Village of Elves and Fairies
From 8th December to 6th January, Piazza Sartori will be transformed into a magical village complete with an ice skating rink!
THE CHRISTMAS OF TOYS – Gli Snicci
9 December 2018
In the context of Il Natale dei Balocchi (Christmas of Toys), on 9th December, a truly original theatre show is being staged for children!
#IODONOENERGIA
15 December 2018
The campaign conceived by EstEnergy to support the areas of the region Veneto hit by bad weather arrives in Piazza Cavour on December 15, 16 and 20.
Art & Ciocc
21 November 2018
Christmas in Padua is even more delicious thanks to Art & Ciocc: the tour of the master artisan chocolatiers stops in the city from 21st to 25th November!
Piazze del Centro
Expired
ARCELLA HANDMADE – Celebrations on the Avenue
On 24th and 25th November, Viale Arcella will host craft stalls, refreshments, buskers, readings and workshops for children, plus live music.
Emergency Christmas Space
24 November 2018
Nice, original and solidarity Christmas gifts: this is what you find from November 24 to December 23 at the Emergency Christmas Space!
Christmas on Via Umberto I
30 November 2018
A winter village where to taste delicious food coming form all over Italy, take part in workshops and find many original gifts. From the 30th of November to the 16th of December.
MoMArt in the Square
2 December 2018
An unmissable event for artists and art lovers, the MoMArt market exhibition awaits you on 2 December in Piazza Capitaniato.
Artisan Christmas
From 7th December to 6th January, Piazza Capitaniato becomes the point of reference for handicrafts, street artists and live music.
Christmas Fair
From 8 December to 6 January, the city's main squares and streets come alive with market stalls for all tastes!
The Village of Elves and Fairies
From 8th December to 6th January, Piazza Sartori will be transformed into a magical village complete with an ice skating rink!
Christmas in the Gardens
8 December 2018
From December 8 to January 6 the Giardini dell’Arena park hosts a vintage items and Christmas Trees market!
Artistic Craftsmanship and Old Trades Fair
15 December 2018
On 15, 16, 22 and 23 of December, works of artistic craftsmanship will be on display along one of the City's main streets. A perfect opportunity to buy original gifts!
MoMArt on Liston
16 December 2018
At Christmas, the MoMArt art fair doubles and awaits you on 16 December on the “Liston” and in the city's streets!