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Last updated: 15 February 2024

Events in Catania: dates and information on those not to be missed and where to stay

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Experience Catania to the full! Our article guides you through cultural and entertainment events, including Etna Comics, concerts and more.

Which are the most important events in Catania taking place during the year? If you are planning a trip to Catania, knowing the main events that animate the city could be very useful indeed!

This article will guide you through the most exciting events in Catania for 2024providing you with all the information you need to enjoy these events to the fullest. Whether you are a comic book enthusiast, music lover, art lover or sports enthusiast, Catania has something special in store for you. Indeed, in the heart of Sicily, Catania is not only famous for its artistic heritage and natural beauty, but also as stage of exceptional events attracting visitors from all over the world.

We will now see the 4 main events that animate the city of Catania throughout the year and we will advise you where to sleep for participate to all main events in Catania stress-free.

Catania events: dates and information on the best ones

From Etna Comics International Festivalto the electrifying music of One Day Cataniathrough the cultural programmes of the Palace of Culture to solidarity races such as Run Cataniayou will find that the city of Catania offers a variety of experiences e events unforgettable.

Let's discover them together and book your trip to Catania so you don't miss the events that interest you most 📆👇🏻

Etna Comics 2024: Catania's most eagerly awaited event

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From 6 to 9 June 2024Catania turns into the capital of fun and pop culture with Etna Comics, the International Festival of Comics, Games and Pop Culture. Etna Comics is known as the largest festival of its kind in southern Italy and attracts fans of comics, cinema, TV series, games, music and much more.

This festival offers an immersive experience in a world of fantasy and creativity. Guests can explore exhibition stands, attending concerts, participate in workshop e meet special guests from various parts of the world. Etna Comics has become a reference point not only for lovers of the genre, but also for those looking for a different and engaging cultural experience.

Since 2009, the event has seen exponential growth, with the initial edition attracting 25,000 visitors. Every year, Etna Comics exceeds itself, offering new content, guests and surprises.

📆 Date and Place: 6-9 June 2024, 'Le Ciminiere' Trade Fair Centre, Viale Africa, 222, 95129 Catania.
Timetable: Exhibition area 10:00-20:00, Stage area 16:00-21:00.
ℹ️ For information on tickets and special events, you can contact the festival at or call +39 3761521015.

One day Catania: among the best-loved concerts in Catania

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Are you a music lover? Then you can't miss the One Day Music Festival 2024. This unique event will be held on 1 May 2024 at the Playa in Cataniamaking it your ideal alternative to the traditional concert in Rome. The festival combines electronic and rap music, offering a variety to suit every musical taste.

The splendid Catania beach turns into a outdoor stagecreating a magical atmosphere. One Day Music Festival was born in 2009 from an idea of two cousins and has since grown into a landmark in the Sicilian music scene. The festival has evolved to reach 20,000 participants in 2016, thanks to its ability to attract artists of international calibre and to create an electrifying atmosphere. Every year there are famous guests on the Italian music scene.

Are you ready to experience an unforgettable day of music and fun under the Catania sun? Then the One Day Music Festival is the event for you!

📆 Date and Place:1 May 2024 - La Playa, Catania

TimetableFrom 10 a.m.

ℹ️ I tickets are available online

Events at the Palace of Culture Catania in 2024

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Are you passionate about art and culture? The Catania Palace of Culture is your next must-see. Located on Via Vittorio Emanuele II, this historic venue hosts major cultural events, and 2024 is no exception.

In particular, in the coming months the Palazzo della Cultura in Catania will host the exhibition 'Miró - The Joy of Colour'.curated by Achille Bonito Oliva, in collaboration with MaïthéVallès-Bled and Vincenzo Sanfo. A journey through a century of art with works ranging from 1924 to 1981, including paintings, sculptures, and more. This exhibition is a must for art lovers and anyone who wants to immerse themselves in the beauty and colour in the works of Miró. An event that not only celebrates the great Catalan master, but also provides an enriching cultural experience.

📆 Period: 20 January to 07 July 2024
Timetable: Monday to Friday from 09:30 to 19:30, Saturday, Sunday and public holidays from 09:30 to 20:00
ℹ️ For further information and reservations, please contact the Palace of Culture at or call +39 3518403634.

Run Catania 2024

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For lovers of outdoor sports and wellness, "Run Catania 2024"is an event you absolutely cannot miss. This solidarity run/walk is a unique opportunity to explore the historic streets of Catania in a festive and inclusive atmosphere. The event is open to families, young people, seniors and people with disabilities. The event aims to promoting wellbeing and solidarityinvolving the community in a 5 km non-competitive walk in the heart of the cityà. It is an opportunity to be together, doing good e enjoying the beauty of Catania in a different and challenging way.

📆 Date: Sunday, 12 May 2024

ℹ️ For all others info consult the official website of Corri Catania

Events in Catania: where to stay in the city?

After a day spent participating in the exciting events in Cataniait is essential to have a cosy and comfortable place to rest. Ferrini Home offers the perfect solution for your city break. Located in the heart of Catania, the flats Ferrini Home combine elegance, comfort and an ideal location, making them the optimal choice for both short and long stays.

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🏡 Why choose Ferrini Home?

  • Design and comfort: Each flat is carefully designed down to the smallest detail, with sophisticated design and functionality for the maximum comfort of guests.
  • Central location: Located in the historical centre, the flats are a perfect starting point for exploring Catania and attending events.
  • Customised experience: Ferrini Home is not just a place to sleep, but an experience that enriches your stay in the city, thanks to its unique atmosphere and top-class hospitality.

Ferrini Home is the ideal choice for those seeking accommodation that combines style, comfort and a strategic location to fully experience events in Catania.

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If you are planning your trip to Sicily and still don't know where to stay in Catania, you can book one of our flats or one of our suites in Catania city centre now. We will be happy to find the most suitable solution for you and your family so that you can enjoy an unforgettable, stress-free holiday in Sicily.

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